Essays about: "Poverty"

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  1. 1. The Impact of Segregation on Failing Labor Market Integration in Sweden – Causal or Not?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Adam Josefsson; [2017-02-07]
    Keywords : segregation; labor market integration; education; housing market; ethnic networks;

    Abstract : Labor market integration of immigrants is an important issue in the political debate in manycountries. Segregation is one factor often assumed to impact labor market integrationnegatively – through processes related to socialization, networks or stigmatization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Social Entrepreneurship: Shaping Identities in Private-led Solar Technology Dissemination

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Lukasz Szychlinski; [2017-01-26]
    Keywords : Tanzania; sustainable technology; private-led development; participatory development;

    Abstract : UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets the agenda for global development in the nearfuture and aims to end poverty through the involvement of the private sector in global developmentissues and the promotion of entrepreneurial practices and environmentally sound technologies.Tanzania is a country where the government encourages private-led distribution of public servicesto battle problems related to poverty. READ MORE

  3. 3. A critical analysis of the alternative energy-poverty discourse with a case of Kasese district in Uganda: New sites, actors, identities, language, and visions of power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adventino Banjwa; [2017]
    Keywords : Alternative energy technologies; Poverty Alleviation; Sustainable Development; Post-development theory; Critical Discourse Analysis; Uganda; Kasese district; Champion District Initiative.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : One of the central themes in recent sustainable Development debates is the idea that alternative energy technological solutions can also alleviate poverty in parts of the global South. This idea is earmarked in this study as the alternative energy-poverty discourse. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who is left out? : Hidden Patterns of Birth Under-registration; A Case Study about Iran

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sahba Samadi Dezfouli; [2017]
    Keywords : Birth registration; Legal identity; Statelessness; Iran; Bottleneck Analysis; Sustainable Development Goals; SDGs;

    Abstract : Universal full coverage of birth registration by 2030 is one of the sustainable development targets which itself is of great significance for the accomplishment of many development goals such as poverty eradication, inclusion, as well as improvement of several health factors. Despite the importance of this topic, not much academic attention has been paid to study the problem of birth under-registration from the perspective of development studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geographic Disparities in Future Global Food Security : Exploring the Impacts of Population Development and Climate Change

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Hanna Helander; [2017]
    Keywords : spatial correlations; planetary boundaries; demography; hunger; agriculture; crop productivity; rumsliga korrelationer; planetära gränser; demografi; hunger; klimatförändringar; befolkningsutveckling; jordbruk;

    Abstract : Meeting the food demands of a growing population is one of the currently most critical issues for the world community. Additionally, negative impacts of climate change on agriculture are expected in some densely populated regions of developing economies. READ MORE