Essays about: "MFS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 140 essays containing the word MFS.

  1. 1. Voicing Women’s Rights: Being and Becoming a Women’s Rights Activist in Assam, India

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ida Scharla Løjmand; [2018]
    Keywords : Women s rights movements; Women s rights; Habitus; Capital; Assam;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on a minor field study (MFS) with the aim of investigating what habitus and forms of capital facilitate women’s rights activism in Assam, India – a state described as highly patriarchal but also a place where women enjoy higher status than elsewhere in the country. Using the concepts of capital and habitus and elements from social movement- and feminist theory, I analyze interviews with eight Assamese women’s rights activists. READ MORE

  2. 2. Preventing fatal effects of overworking : Product design solution

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Rahim Adawi; [2018]
    Keywords : stroke; DVT; overworking; karoshi; guolaosi; prolonged; inactivity; sedentary; death; product; design; China; Sweden; Sida; MFS; field study; trouser; pants; sampling; observation; questionnaire; interview; blood circulation; stasis; cardiovascular; disease; cotton; corn; agenda 2030; Chinese finger trap; textile; fibre; yarn; soil; erosion; muscle; pump; mechanism; gradual; compression; stockings; GECS; PECS; pressure; distribution; blood; clot; veins; therapy; stool; chair; PE; PTS; economy; class; syndrome; methodology; plastic; sample; concept; sketch; stroke; DVT; överarbete; karoshi; guolaosi; förlängd; inaktivitet; stillasittande; död; produkt; design; Kina; Sverige; Sida; MFS; fältstudie; byxa; byxor; provtagning; observation; frågeformulär; intervju; blodcirkulation; stasis; kardiovaskulär; sjukdom; bomull; majs; agenda 2030; kinesisk fingerfälla; textil; fiber; garn; jord erosion; muskel; pump; mekanism; gradvis; komprimering; strumpor; stödstrumpa; tryck; kraft; GECS; PECS tryckfördelning; blod; blodproppar; vener; terapi; pall; stol; PE; PTS; ekonomi; klass; syndrom; metodik; plast; prov; koncept; skiss;

    Abstract : “Overworking to death” is a phenomenon that has been noticeable in developing countries. The cause of death is mainly through ischemic strokes. While the victims’ occupations differed, they all shared a common characteristic, being positioned in a sedentary work, ranging from IT workers to doctors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assyrian Identity Politicization: A study concerning Assyrian identity politics in the context of the conflict in Syria and Iraq 2012-2017

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anton Jönsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Politicization; Mobilization; Islamic State IS ; Nineveh Plains; Khabur River Valley; Nineveh Plain Protection Units NPU ; Syriac Military Council MFS ; Khabour Guards; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis is a single-case study of Assyrian identity politicization in the context of the conflict in Iraq and Syria from 2012 to 2017. The thesis investigates to what extent and in which manner that a politicization of Assyrian identity can be said to have occurred by reviewing empirical data concerning the events of the period and analyzing statements from three Assyrian militias. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do Major Facilitator Superfamily Domain Containing Proteins Respond to Glucose Starvation?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för farmaceutisk biovetenskap

    Author : Lydia Weldai; [2017]
    Keywords : MFSD Proteins;

    Abstract : The human brain weighs around 2% of the total body mass, nevertheless it consumes about 20% of the total glucose intake. Glucose, the main energy source of the brain, is important for many processes, for instance as energy for synthesis of neurotransmitters. Therefore a stable glucose concentration in the brain is crucial. READ MORE

  5. 5. If you don't push them, they will push you : A qualitative study on how six satirical journalists relate to the Moroccan majority media

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Fanny Hedenmo; [2017]
    Keywords : Morocco; Moroccan media; journalism; satire; political satire; juxtaposition; journalistic ideals; public sphere; counterpublics; freedom of expression;

    Abstract : The present thesis is constructed upon the findings of a two month long field research, a Minor Field Study (MFS), in Casablanca, Morocco between February and April 2017. The aim is to understand how Moroccan satirical journalists can be understood in relation to the Moroccan media, and seeks out to answer the following research questions: 1) how can the relationship between Moroccan satirists and the majority media be theorized, and 2) how do the satirists relate to journalistic ideals in regard to the truth? The thesis was conducted by applying semi-structured interviews with six satirical journalists. READ MORE