Essays about: "world-systems theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words world-systems theory.

  1. 1. Health for Export? A WPR and World-Systems Analysis of the OECD’s Construction of Pharmaceutical Pollution

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ebba Rosendahl; [2020]
    Keywords : OECD; pharmaceutical pollution; WPR; world-systems theory; environmental load displacement; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The issue of pharmaceutical pollution has recently gained attention on the international political agenda as several actors have raised concern for its negative impact on ecosystems, human health, and livelihoods in emerging economies where an increasing share of the pharmaceutical production is located due to the cheaper labor and less stringent environmental regulations. In 2019, the OECD published a report with policy recommendations on how to manage pharmaceutical residues in freshwaters, being one of the first international actors to address pharmaceutical pollution from manufacturing as a problem. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dynamic Co-authorship Network Analysis with Applications to Survey Metadata

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DM)

    Author : Peter Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Network theory; social network analysis; dynamic networks; co-authorship networks; scientometrics; scholarly data;

    Abstract : Co-authorship networks are a particular sort of social networks representing authors collaborating on joint publications. Such networks are studied within the fields of bibliometrics and scientometrics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Framing Development in a New Global Order: A critical discourse analysis of British media’s portrayal of Chinese developmental involvement in Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Elias Matthiessen; [2020]
    Keywords : China; Africa; media; development; Fairclough; Critical Discourse Analysis; CDA; World-systems theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis purpose is to look at British media’s coverage of Chinese developmental involvement in Africa, particularly at how the most-read newspapers in the UK have written about the situation, and how they have used media framing when reporting on it. As media can have an enormous impact on people’s perception of certain situations, this paper’s aim is to analyse the media discourse and offer an explanation for why it might look as it does, what the causes are and what effects could be. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Unequal Partnership: Nyasaland and the Central African Federation, 1953-1963.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Magnus Monahan; [2019]
    Keywords : Malawi; Nyasaland; Central African Federation; Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland; African Economic History; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : From 1953-1963 Nyasaland was a part of the Central African Federation, along with Northern and Southern Rhodesia. The establishment of the Federation was hugely unpopular in Nyasaland due to fears it would be dominated by the white settler community in Southern Rhodesia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Countries Divided, Shared Pollution: Whose Mess is it? A Case Study on the issue of Transnational Border Sewage in the Tijuana River Valley Watershed

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Caylie Johnsen; [2018]
    Keywords : San Diego; Tijuana; Border Sewage; Transnational Sewage; Unequal Exchange; Environmental Load Displacement; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis critically examines the issue of shared border sewage between San Diego and Tijuana. In light of the recent sewage spill in February of 2017, dumping 143 million gallons of raw sewage into the Tijuana River, the phenomena of border sewage in the transnational environment of the Tijuana River Watershed has been a topic of interest in local and international contexts; raising questions of how this issue came about, what is causing it, and why it’s still happening. READ MORE