Essays about: "voluntary associations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words voluntary associations.

  1. 1. "There's no I in team" : A study of roles of civil society in Holmsund, and it’s connection to constructions of Holmsund

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Irma Olofsson; [2018]
    Keywords : civic engagement; civil society; centre-periphery; radical democracy; spatialized power relations;

    Abstract : The civil society and civic engagement is a prerequisite for democracy (Putnam, 1994), and in the form of the popular movements it has in many ways defined the Swedish democracy. This thesis focuses on the locality Holmsund located in the municipality of Umeå, Holmsund has a history that are in ways defined by activeness from civil society in similarity with many other places in Sweden (Ambjörnsson, 2001). READ MORE

  2. 2. Accounting and Apartment Prices - Evidence from the Swedish housing market

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

    Author : Johan Lanner; Karl Bokvist; [2018]
    Keywords : K3-framework; tenant-owner associations; apartment prices; usage of accounting information; financial reporting quality;

    Abstract : Prices in the Swedish housing market have developed considerably faster than Swedish GDP in recent years, resulting in increased leverage among apartment buyers and a higher financial risk in the Swedish economy. Furthermore, from the financial reporting year starting in 2014, Swedish non-listed entities were mandatorily required to adopt one of the K-frameworks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Coopetition in Industry Associations : A Study of Scandinavian Outdoor Group

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Erika Granqvist; Alex Mugrauer; [2018]
    Keywords : Coopetition; industry associations; tensions; balancing; third party role; network; co-branding; sustainability;

    Abstract : Coopetition - the simultaneous pursuit of cooperation and competition, is a paradoxical situation where the pooling of resources has the potential to create greater advantages compared to if the involved actors solely compete. Previous research shows that coopetition is a difficult strategy to pursue due to the tensions arising from the paradox. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring the Dynamics of Immigrant Social Capital in Local Youth Organizations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Erika Haxhi; [2018]
    Keywords : a young immigrant; voluntary associations; social capital; local; trust; social networking; civic skills; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : According to the Euro-barometer conducted by European Parliament in 2016, 57% of Young People in Europe have the perception of being excluded from the society in their country of residence (EPRS, 2016). With rising of anti-immigrants sentiments across the globe and increasing discourse on failed integration, one of the most affected groups are young migrants (MUCF, 2016). READ MORE

  5. 5. "Vi har till och med två gubbar som hjälper till med städningen" : hur genus görs i byautvecklingsföreningar med exempel från Umeå kommun

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jennie Lindström; [2017]
    Keywords : genus; genussystem; genuskontrakt; makt;

    Abstract : Föreningslivet på landsbygder genererar många olika värden, så väl sociala som ekonomiska. Då många föreningar arbetar för lokalsamhällets utveckling och framtid, blir det angeläget att undersöka hur genus görs inom dessa sammanhang. Denna uppsats syftar därför till att undersöka hur genus görs inom byautvecklingsföreningar. READ MORE