Essays about: "Caribbean"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 essays containing the word Caribbean.

  1. 1. The Postmodern Aesthetic of Junot Díaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska; Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Author : Jonathan Urch; [2018]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis examines The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) by Junot Díaz as an example of postmodern fiction. The thesis begins with a background chapter that outlines the central characteristics of postmodern fiction, followed by three chapters that tackle one main postmodern aspect of the novel each: fragmentation, metafiction and intertextuality. READ MORE

  2. 2. GOVERNANCE AND SOCIAL PROTEST IN THE WAKE OF NATURAL DISASTERS. A Spatial Analysis of Social Protests in Central America and the Caribbean

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Juliane Giesen; [2017-11-30]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Numerous conflict-studies have explored the link between natural disasters and conflict and have revealed mixed results. In view of this ambiguity, it seems evident that conditions such as the characteristics of the state matter for the occurrence of conflicts in the aftermath of natural disasters. READ MORE

  3. 3. The relationship between foreign direct investment and socio-economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Linn Alexandersson; Gabriella Myrbäck; [2017-05-30]
    Keywords : Foreign direct investment; FDI; economic growth; Latin America and the Caribbean; panel data; socio-economic development;

    Abstract : This study examines the effect of FDI in Latin America and the Caribbean from 1995 to 2014. Furthermore, the study investigates the relationship between FDI and the social development, compared to the relationship between FDI and GDP per capita. This is investigated through a cross-country analysis with panel data. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reggae, rum punch and responsibility : A multi-case study about the usage of CSR in Dominican SMEs

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Michelle Lauritzen; Antina Schröder; [2017]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR; internationalization; developing;

    Abstract : This paper aims at providing a deeper understanding about how corporate social responsibility (CSR) can help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries, looking at the case of Dominica, to strengthen their position on the international market. Different views and aspects of CSR have been found and analysed in order to show what previous scholars have contributed to the field. READ MORE

  5. 5. Disaster-induced Displacement: The Case of Small Island Developing States in the Pacific and the Caribbean

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Malte Paul Plewa; Ida Koch Giese; [2017]
    Keywords : Disasters; Displacement; Caribbean; Pacific; Climate Change; Migration; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2015, 19.2 million people have been internally displaced globally in the context of disasters (IDMC, 2016). This is more than twice the number of people who have been newly displaced by conflict in the same period (IDMC, 2016). READ MORE