Search for dissertations about: "Jennifer Hinton"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Jennifer Hinton.

  1. 1. Profit-Orientation and Post-Growth Economies : Building Theory for Social-Ecological Resilience

    Author : Jennifer Hinton; Sarah Cornell; Wijnand Boonstra; Somya Joshi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Systems thinking; Systems analysis; Post-growth economy; Degrowth; Sustainable economy; Sustainable business; Theory of the firm; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : This thesis takes a post-growth perspective in order to answer the overarching research question:  How does business profit-orientation affect social-ecological sustainability? It is the result of putting different pieces of the puzzle together - across the microeconomic and macroeconomic scales - in order to build a stronger conceptual and theoretical basis for sustainable post-growth economies.In Part 1, I describe what a post-growth perspective entails, as an inherently social-ecological systems approach. READ MORE

  2. 2. Relationship-to-Profit : A Theory of Business, Markets, and Profit for Social Ecological Economics

    Author : Jennifer B. Hinton; Sarah E. Cornell; Arnaud Diemer; Wiebren J. Boonstra; Eric Dacheux; Max Koch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainability; Sustainable economy; Sustainable business; Institutional analysis; Systems thinking; Post-growth economy; Degrowth; Not-for-profit business; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : How does the relationship between business and profit affect social and ecological sustainability? Many sustainability scholars have identified competition for profit in the market as a key driver of social exploitation and environmental destruction. Yet, studies rarely question whether businesses and markets have to be profit-seeking. READ MORE