Essays about: "world-system analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the words world-system analysis.

  1. 1. System analysis, improvement and visualisation of a manufacturing workflow, using discrete-event simulation : A combination of discrete-event simulation and lean manufacturing

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Arvid Antonsson; Gustaf Hermansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Discrete-event simulation; FACTS; Lean; Simulation; DES; Kaizen; LeanSMO; Workflow analysis; Simulering; Arbetsflödesanalys;

    Abstract : This project has been initiated in cooperation with a Swedish manufacturing company. Due to increased demand and competition, the company wants to streamline its production process, increase the degree of automation and visualize specific workflows. READ MORE

  2. 2. Simulation and Analysis of Queueing System

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Yucong Zhang; [2019]
    Keywords : Queueing theory; 2. Queueing system simulation; 3. System optimization; 4. Computer systems; 5. Data analytics;

    Abstract : This thesis provides a discrete-event simulation framework that can be used to analyze  and  dimension  computing  systems.  The  simulation  framework  can define  and  parametrize  the  flexible  queueing  system.  We  use  the  simulation framework to explore the data collected from the real-world system. READ MORE

  3. 3. The banking of education for sustainable development : A critical discourse analysis of the World Bank’s education policy from a modern/colonial world system perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Sera Cecilia Hejlskov; [2019]
    Keywords : Coloniality; education; sustainable development; modernity; hegemonic culture; subaltern theory; critical discourse analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Throughout colonial history, education has been used actively in an attempt to assimilate subaltern cultures into the colonizers’ realm. This study looks at the relationship between education of children in developing countries as a tool within sustainable development in relation to the colonial past and modern day coloniality. READ MORE

  4. 4. International Anarchy & the American Leviathan : A study in the moral and empirical applications of Hobbes’ concept of anarchy to American Foreign policy

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för juridik, ekonomi, statistik och politik; Högskolan Väst/Avd för juridik, ekonomi, statistik och politik

    Author : Nathalie Martinsdotter; Elias Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Thomas Hobbes; American Foreign Policy; Political Thought; International Relations; Realism; National Security Strategy; International Morality; Anarchy; Donald Trump; Barack Obama;

    Abstract : The current president of the United States, Donald Trump, has been identified as the reason for a large shift in American foreign policy towards a doctrine closer to that of political realism. This claim has led us to examine if this transformation could be detected and described if we analyzed and compared Trump’s foreign policy doctrine with his predecessor, Barack Obama, through the lens Thomas Hobbes, whose ideas are at the core of the three modern schools of political realism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Defying Human Security : The Commodification of Migrants in Contemporary Libya

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/REMESO - Institutet för forskning om migration, etnicitet och samhälle

    Author : Gabriela Giannattasio Nobres; [2019]
    Keywords : Migrants; Migration; Libya; Africa; New Wars; World-System; Human Security; Commodification; Migrants Rights; Parallel Economy;

    Abstract : The world-system today promotes inequalities between and within states through the maintenance and strengthening of uneven and hierarchical global relations established by colonialism. The reinforcement of colonial structures has unfolded into neocolonial relations in the post-colonial world, explaining the underdevelopment and marginalization of former colonies in the world-system today, and why many African countries largely experience internal instability on several fronts, revealing how individuals from these states tend to experience some sort of human insecurity. READ MORE