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. Energy poverty in the Dublin region : modelling geographies of risk

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Elin Haettner; [2017]
    Keywords : risk modelling; multicriteria analysis MCA; energy poverty; geography; geographical information systems GIS; Dublin; Ireland; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Energy poverty (EP) is, in the scholarly literature, defined as a household’s inability to obtain a socially and materially acceptable level of energy services in the home. This is a widespread issue affecting an estimated 50 to 125 million people in Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quantitative model of present and future well-being in the EU-28 : a spatial multi-criteria evaluation of socioeconomic and climatic comfort factors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Joakim Jörwall; [2017]
    Keywords : GIS; well-being; multi-criteria evaluation; EU-28; physical geography and ecosystem analysis; UTCI; Tourism Climatic Index; Predicted Mean Vote; Analytic Hierarchy Process; Fuzzy membership; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Both within the EU and within other regions/countries, there is a need to measure and monitor the well-being/Quality of Life (QoL) of people, in order to identify, anticipate, and address potential social or economic problems, at national and regional levels. This study presents a model to quantitatively estimate the spatial well-being (QoL) distribution across the EU-28 member states down to the municipal level, using tools offered by GIS. READ MORE