Essays about: "Access to justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words Access to justice.

  1. 1. Perspectives on urban justice: is sustainable Malmö reality or utopia? A spatial analysis of socio-economic inequalities in availability of urban green spaces in Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Jessica Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Urban Green Spaces; Malmö; Social Sustainability; Social and Environmental Justice; Geographic Information Systems; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : UGS can provide extensive health benefits for city dwellers, especially those with close availability. However, previous research in the US has shown that UGS are not equally distributed within the city. This paper uses an urban justice approach to examine the distribution of UGS in Malmö, Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. "We became sisters, not of blood but of pain" : Women's experiences of organization and empowerment in relation to enforced disappearances in Mexico

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Karin Bender; [2017]
    Keywords : Women s empowerment; women s organization; enforced disappearances; Mexico; power; critical consciousness; feminist research;

    Abstract : Enforced disappearances has been used as a repressive strategy by numerous Latin American states against tens of thousands of presumed political opponents and adversaries, starting in the 1960’s in Guatemala. In contemporary Latin America, Mexico holds the record for disappearances, both politically and non-politically motivated, with more than 30 000 cases reported since the beginning of the drug war in 2006. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unaccompanied Children’s Right to Legal Assistance in Asylum Proceedings. An overview of the universal and regional systems of human rights protection in Europe and the Americas.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Marina Vannelli; [2017]
    Keywords : asylum-seeking child; Unaccompanied children; procedural guarantees; legal representation; asylum procedures; best interest principle; human rights.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The situation of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children is nowadays a global issue affecting an important number of children all over the world. Nevertheless, the special needs and vulnerabilities of this group of children have not yet been effectively assessed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Legal Consciousness and Language Rights: Passing on Finnish Minority Language to Future Generations in Sweden.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Veera Säisä; [2017]
    Keywords : European linguistic diversity; National minority language; Sweden; Access to justice; Right to mother tongue education; Legal consciousness; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : When law is ambiguously articulated or various legal norms and obligations are working simultaneously, it creates a puzzling situation to individuals that are expected to follow or live under the unclear law. To study these instances, one must depart from the analysis of formal legal texts and legal institutions into the everyday experiences and perceptions of individual citizens. READ MORE

  5. 5. Watering down justice : energy justice in the Inga dams case in the DRC

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ruth Krüger; [2017]
    Keywords : hydroelectric dams; energy justice; sustainability science; Democratic Republic of Congo; post-colonial context; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is energy justice and sustainability science, and the argument is based on a case study of the Inga dams. Substantial further development of hydropower is planned at the Inga dams, located on the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo. READ MORE