Search for dissertations about: "vulnerability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 471 swedish dissertations containing the word vulnerability.

  1. 1. Climate vulnerability assessment methodology Agriculture under climate change in the Nordic region

    Author : Lotten Wiréhn; Tina-Simone Schmid Neset; Björn-Ola Linnér; Giuseppe Feola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agriculture; Assessment methodology; Climate change; Geographic Visualization; Indicator-based methods; Vulnerability; Bedömningsmetodologi; Geografisk Visualisering; Indikatorbaserade metoder; Jordbruk; Klimatförändringar; Sårbarhet;

    Abstract : Food security and climate change mitigation are crucial missions for the agricultural sector and for global work on sustainable development. Concurrently, agricultural production is directly dependent on climatic conditions, making climate change adaptation strategies essential for the agricultural sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trust, risk and vulnerability towards a philosophy of risk communication

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Madeleine Hayenhjelm; Sven Ove Hansson; Ingar Brinck; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Risk communication; two-way communication; democratic approach; equality; asymmetry; vulnerability; trust; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This thesis is a philosophical contribution to the theories on risk communication. The topic of risk communication is approached from several different angles, but with a normative focus on equality and vulnerability.Essay I is a comment on risk perception theory and the psychometric model in particular. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Breathing Matters Feminist Intersectional Politics of Vulnerability

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Magdalena Górska; Cecilia Åsberg; Nina Lykke; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Breath; breathing; intersectionality; vulnerability; social and environmental justice; black lung; phone sex work; anxieties; panic attacks; matterwork; embodiment; affect; agential realism; posthumanities; postconstructionism; new materialism; environmental humanities; cultural studies; feminism; gender; Andning; intersektionalitet; sårbarhet; social rättvisa och klimaträttvisa; pneumokonios; telefonsex; postkonstruktionism; ångest; panikattacker; materiaarbete; förkroppsligande; affekt; agentiell realism; posthumanism; nymaterialism; miljöhumanism; kulturstudier; feminism; genus;

    Abstract : Breathing is not a common subject in feminist studies. Breathing Matters introduces this phenomenon as a forceful potentiality for feminist intersectional theories, politics, and social and environmental justice. READ MORE