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E-waste ur ett skyldighetsperspektiv

Hansson, Lisa LU (2013) MRSK30 20122
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
The purpose of my essay is primarily to highlight the relevance of an obligation perspective, but also to draw attention to the problems related to e-waste. In my theory, I have mainly used the Onora O'Neill literature on the subject of obligations. To limit my working area, I have chosen to look at the legal and moral obligations. Further delineation is done by focusing on the obligations of the EU. Through textual analysis of legal documents and philosophical literature and the presentation of the problematic situation due to e-waste, I have analyzed the situation from a duty perspective.
There is a widespread problem around obligations and e-waste. From an obligation perspective, I answered my research question: What obligations are... (More)
The purpose of my essay is primarily to highlight the relevance of an obligation perspective, but also to draw attention to the problems related to e-waste. In my theory, I have mainly used the Onora O'Neill literature on the subject of obligations. To limit my working area, I have chosen to look at the legal and moral obligations. Further delineation is done by focusing on the obligations of the EU. Through textual analysis of legal documents and philosophical literature and the presentation of the problematic situation due to e-waste, I have analyzed the situation from a duty perspective.
There is a widespread problem around obligations and e-waste. From an obligation perspective, I answered my research question: What obligations are legally and morally in terms of e-waste?
Moral and legal obligations is limited largely to their own nation and do not extend internationally as they should have in the case of e-waste. Norms of consuming lead to negative impact on the earth's resources and increases the amount of e-waste. Based on the situation arising out of the poor e-waste management, both negative and positive obligations are needed to improve the situation that has become for many people in developing countries. For the situation to be sustainable a change is required concerning the consumption of electronics. Moreover, norms of consumption and thoughts of financial gain need to changed and place focus on quality instead of quantity. Obligations to reduce the amount of e-waste are against us, people in developing countries who take direct damage of e-waste and to future generations. (Less)
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@misc{3359066,
  abstract     = {The purpose of my essay is primarily to highlight the relevance of an obligation perspective, but also to draw attention to the problems related to e-waste. In my theory, I have mainly used the Onora O'Neill literature on the subject of obligations. To limit my working area, I have chosen to look at the legal and moral obligations. Further delineation is done by focusing on the obligations of the EU. Through textual analysis of legal documents and philosophical literature and the presentation of the problematic situation due to e-waste, I have analyzed the situation from a duty perspective.
There is a widespread problem around obligations and e-waste. From an obligation perspective, I answered my research question: What obligations are legally and morally in terms of e-waste?
Moral and legal obligations is limited largely to their own nation and do not extend internationally as they should have in the case of e-waste. Norms of consuming lead to negative impact on the earth's resources and increases the amount of e-waste. Based on the situation arising out of the poor e-waste management, both negative and positive obligations are needed to improve the situation that has become for many people in developing countries. For the situation to be sustainable a change is required concerning the consumption of electronics. Moreover, norms of consumption and thoughts of financial gain need to changed and place focus on quality instead of quantity. Obligations to reduce the amount of e-waste are against us, people in developing countries who take direct damage of e-waste and to future generations.},
  author       = {Hansson, Lisa},
  keyword      = {Human rights,human obligations,environmental obligations,environmental rights,moral obligations,legal obligations,waste disposal,e-waste,consumption,globalization,mänskliga rättigheter,moraliska skyldigheter,juridiska skyldigheter,konsumtion,globalisering},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {E-waste ur ett skyldighetsperspektiv},
  year         = {2013},
}