Sökning: "Vulnerability"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 550 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Vulnerability.

  1. 1. Managing Vulnerability : Everyday Interaction in Sheltered Accommodations

    Författare :Richard Gäddman Johansson; Stina Bergman Blix; Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen; Karen Christensen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; vulnerability; social interaction; care and service provision; service users; support workers; sheltered accommodations; intellectual and developmental disabilities; LSS; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this dissertation is to develop our understanding of the performance and management of vulnerability in social interaction. The term vulnerability is used frequently within a wide range of scholarly fields, however common conceptions of vulnerability have been criticized for containing normative assumptions about our propensities for being exposed to and capabilities for dealing with adverse events and experiences. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The politics of undocumented migrant childhoods : Agency, rights, vulnerability

    Författare :Jacob Lind; Anna Lundberg; Michael Strange; Karl Hanson; Malmö universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Childhood; Undocumented migrants; Agency; Rights; Vulnerability;

    Sammanfattning : In this thesis, I investigate the paradoxical characteristics of political struggles that take place in relation to undocumented migrant childhoods. Drawing on ethnographic research in Birmingham, UK and Malmö, Sweden between 2014 and 2017, I take as my starting point the everyday life experiences of children and families who have experienced living under an immanent risk of deportation. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Sara Bondesson; Daniel Nohrstedt; Elin Bjarnegård; Annica Kronsell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Social vulnerability; Disaster risk reduction; Social movements; Power; Empowerment; Hurricane Sandy; Rockaway; Statskunskap; Political Science; social vulnerability; disaster risk reduction; social movements; power; empowerment; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

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

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

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Trust, risk and vulnerability : towards a philosophy of risk communication

    Författare :Madeleine Hayenhjelm; Sven Ove Hansson; Ingar Brinck; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Risk communication; two-way communication; democratic approach; equality; asymmetry; vulnerability; trust; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER