Sökning: "degrowth"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 37 uppsatser innehållade ordet degrowth.

  1. 1. Horses vs. Machines: A Comparative Energy Analysis between Eighteenth Century- and Modern Copper Mining

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Författare :Amos Strömberg; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Copper mining; embodied energy; small-scale mining; degrowth; copper ore grade; Podolinsky’s principle; large-scale mining; 18th century mining; mining; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : This study shows the positive benefits of early 18th century copper mining in terms of energy efficiency due to the utilization of animate power, pre-industrial machinery, biofuels and a small-scale of organization. Based on the concept of embodied energy, this study calculates the inputs in early 18th century Falun Coppermine in Sweden and compares it with present-day Chibuluma Coppermine in Zambia. LÄS MER

  2. 2. HJÄLP, vi krymper! En studie av anpassningsstrategier för en minskande befolkning i Strömsunds kommun

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Författare :Johanna Lundin; Teodor Wester; [2020-08-29]
    Nyckelord :Stad och land; Centrum och periferi; Landsbygdsutveckling; Krympa smart; degrowth; anpassning; tillväxtnorm; Demografi; kommunal planering; Strömsund;

    Sammanfattning : The global phenomenon of demographically shrinking communities presents challenges for planning authorities. A few partial strategies trying to address this can be found throughout Europe, but are there more universally appliable ones? In this study, we aim to find that out by the means of an interview study in the shrinking municipality of Strömsund, where public servants are interviewed in order to understand how the municipality is tackling the challenge and plan for shrinkage. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Queering the Growth Paradigm: A feminist critical discourse analysis

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Författare :Franziska Stambke; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Degrowth; Queer Theory; Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis; European Green Deal; Hegemony; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : The European Green Deal is an example of a growth-oriented environmental policy approach. However, from the perspective of Degrowth, the narrative of unlimited growth is criticized. Therefore, this thesis analyses resistant texts in reaction to the set of environmental policy initiatives proposed by the European Green Deal. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Dematerialization: good, but not good enough

    Kandidat-uppsats, KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Författare :Pontus Klasman Gustafsson; [2020]
    Nyckelord :decoupling; dematerialization; economic growth; green growth; degrowth; raw materials; frikoppling; ekonomisk tillväxt; grön tillväxt; nerväxt; naturresurser; råvaror;

    Sammanfattning : Global raw material extraction has accelerated since the 1950s, causing resource depletion, ecosystem degra- dation, pollution, and climate change. To reduce such impacts, the economic drivers of material use must be addressed. Although economic growth often drives material use to increase, this increase can be counter- acted by dematerialization. LÄS MER

  5. 5. To consume or not to consume?

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Viktor Johansson Bytyqi; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Wellbeing; consumption; preferences; deliberative forums; degrowth; Law and Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis seeks to investigate the connection between consumption and anticipated subjective wellbeing using the framework of Human Scale Development developed by Max Neef and colleagues (1991). The work intends to contribute to a wider discussion concerning the effects of a retracting economy on subjective wellbeing. LÄS MER