Essays about: "transnational c"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words transnational c.

  1. 1. The Power of Words: Sustainability Reporting as a Hegemonic Practice

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Douglas Kressner; Sorosh Sang; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Accounting; Discourse; Hegemony; Identity Construction; Supply Chain Sustainability;

    Abstract : This paper investigates how H&M have represented itself as sustainable in relation to worker challenges in its transnational supply chain in 21 publicly available corporate reports from 1998 and 2018. This period captures the emergence of sustainability disclosures and the development of corporate reporting on worker-challenges in the supply chain within the context of the study, the fast-fashion industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Political Parallelism in Diaspora-based Transnational Media : The case of Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT)

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Mesfin Negash Bekele; [2019]
    Keywords : Political Parallelism; diaspora media; diaspora-based transnational media; Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio ESAT ; Ethiopian media;

    Abstract : This study explores political parallelism in the context of diaspora-based transnational media through the experience of the Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT). The station is conceived as a party media outlet and transformed into a diaspora-based, non-profit and mainly diaspora funded institution. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Crimes : Climate change and deforestation: a case-study of state-corporate crime in Peru

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Margherita Capriola; [2017]
    Keywords : Peru; Amazon; climate change; environmental crime; state-corporate crime; palm oil industry; indigenous peoples;

    Abstract : During the last decades, climate change studies have been focusing more intensely on its anthopocenic essence, as the consequence of production and consumption patterns that require the intensive exploitation of the environment. In line with this school of thought, and new generations of studies on environmental crime, this work aims to present the environmentally and climate-related issues arising from land degradation in the Peruvian Amazon; focusing on those casual mechanisms developed from the collusion between Peruvian-economic policies and new private actors such as transnational corporations (TNCs). READ MORE

  4. 4. Diffusion of popular uprisings across countries

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Hugo Brändström; Axel Lindberg; [2014]
    Keywords : Diffusion; Popular uprisings; Revolutions; Spatial econometrics; Africa;

    Abstract : A common but unsubstantiated notion is that popular uprising, like those witnessed during the Arab Spring, diffuse across countries. To date, academic research centres on intrastate determinants of political unrest, largely neglecting international considerations. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Cultural Effect - Evidence of Transnational and Intergenerational Transmission of Preferences for Self-Employment in Europe

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Oliver Tovatt; Martina Frykholm; [2012]
    Keywords : immigrant self-employment; culture; transmission of preferences;

    Abstract : This paper examines the effect of culture on self-employment among European immigrants. Using self-employment rate in the country of origin as a proxy for culture and defining the cultural effect on self-employment as transnational and intergenerational transmission of preferences for self-employment, we test the hypothesis that higher self-employment rate in the country of origin increases the probability of being self-employed. READ MORE