Search for dissertations about: "Hurricane Sandy"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Hurricane Sandy.

  1. 1. Vulnerability and Power : Social Justice Organizing in Rockaway, New York City, after Hurricane Sandy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University

    Author : Sara Bondesson; Daniel Nohrstedt; Elin Bjarnegård; Annica Kronsell; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social vulnerability; disaster risk reduction; social movements; power; empowerment; Hurricane Sandy; Rockaway; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

    Abstract : This is a study about disasters, vulnerability and power. With regards to social justice organizing a particular research problem guides the work, specifically that emancipatory projects are often initiated and steered by privileged actors who do not belong to the marginalized communities they wish to strengthen, yet the work is based on the belief that empowerment requires self-organizing from within. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vulnerability and Power Social Justice Organizing in Rockaway, New York City, after Hurricane Sandy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Government, Uppsala University

    Author : Sara Bondesson; Daniel Nohrstedt; Elin Bjarnegård; Annica Kronsell; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social vulnerability; Disaster risk reduction; Social movements; Power; Empowerment; Hurricane Sandy; Rockaway; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This is a study about disasters, vulnerability and power. With regards to social justice organizing a particular research problem guides the work, specifically that emancipatory projects are often initiated and steered by privileged actors who do not belong to the marginalized communities they wish to strengthen, yet the work is based on the belief that empowerment requires self-organizing from within. READ MORE