Essays about: "Female participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 essays containing the words Female participation.

  1. 1. Todas somos Liderezas: A qualitative study of female leadership and political participation within the Comarca Ngobe-Buglé in Panama

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Isabelle Persson; [2014-01-15]
    Keywords : Indigenous women; gender; ethnicity; Panama; Ngobe-Buglé; intersectionality; empowerment;

    Abstract : Throughout Latin America there seems to have been a significant increase in indigenous women’s involvement in politics and many female political leaders have risen in the political ranks. This suggest a shift from their traditional role and raises questions of what this means for indigenous women’s struggles and for indigenous peoples’ politics as a whole. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Psychological Skills Training Program for Dancers : Evaluation of the Dancers’ Use of Psychological Skills Training Techniques and Possible Effects of the Program

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Ellinor Klockare; [2014]
    Keywords : sport psychology; mental training; education; test of performance strategies;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study was to implement a psychological skills training program for dancers and evaluate the dancers’ use of psychological skills training techniques, and possible effects of the course. Specifically, the present study examined: 1) to what extent the dancers were using psychological skills training techniques; 2) whether a short course in psychological skills training for dancers made any difference to their use of psychological skills training techniques; 3) whether differences existed between groups of dancers regarding year at the dance academy, previous education in psychological skills training, and attendance; 4) the dancers’ response to psychological skills training during the course. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Obedient EPZ-Worker : A case study concerning female EPZ workers' barriers to empowerment in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Katarina Lindgren Cortés; [2014]
    Keywords : Export Processing Zones; Female factory workers; Labor rights; Awareness activities; NGOs; Empowerment; False consciousness; Sri Lanka;

    Abstract : This study analyzes and maps barriers preventing Sri Lankan female workers in Export Processing Zones (EPZs) from participating in awareness raising activities by NGOs. These barriers can furthermore be discussed as preventing them from an enhanced empowerment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Remittances, Moral Hazard and Monitoring: A Study on the Effects of Microfinance Institutions' Monitoring on Opportunistic Remittance Receivers

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Sara Bivebäck; Nga Nguyen; [2014]
    Keywords : remittances; moral hazard; monitoring; labor supply; microfinance;

    Abstract : The canonical tradeoff between risks and incentives is in this study applied in a new setting: between a migrant and her relatives remaining at home. Receiving monetary remittances (private cash or in kind transfers) from the migrant reduces the risk of income shortfalls, which simultaneously creates disincentives for the receivers at home to work. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Relationship between Family Policies and Total Fertility Rate in East Asian countries, 1995-2009

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Zubdah Farrukh; [2014]
    Keywords : Family Policies; East Asia; Fertility; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : East Asia has experienced a substantial decline in fertility over past few decades. Japan and Korea touched lowest level of fertility, which is 1,26 and 1,08 children per woman respectively in 2005. However, Taiwan continued to decline until 2010 when the fertility rate was 0,90 children per woman. READ MORE