Essays about: "Social Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3459 essays containing the words Social Sciences.

  1. 1. Motiverande arbetet i sprutbytesverksamheter

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Mattias Lundgren; [2018]
    Keywords : motivation; needle exchange; syringe exchange; incentive to learn; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate the motivational work in needle exchanges. The analysis was based on two theories; a theory of Per Revstedt and the pygmalioneffect. The study is based on qualitative interviews with seven person (six women and one man) who work in needle exchanges. The interviews is later analysed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating the Social

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Staffan Edling; [2018]
    Keywords : Trade unions; political organisations; political ontology; actor-network theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The major trade unions in Sweden have departments of investigation that gather information and write reports on issues relating to their members. This thesis is an examination of how one such trade union, Kommunal, has investigated the issue of temporary and precarious employment over the last several years. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inconspicuously foreign: Everyday identity work within the Faroese diaspora in Copenhagen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Brandur Nolsøe; [2018]
    Keywords : Presentation of self; symbolic interactionism; situational ethnicity; impression management; ethnic identity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explore the identity work of members of the Faroese diaspora in Copenhagen from a sociological perspective. Building on a symbolic interactionist view of social interaction, I explore the strategies of presentation of self in a diasporic environment, in which members adapt their role performances according to ongoing changes to rules of interaction. READ MORE

  4. 4. “To be or not to be?” - an essay about the debate that emerged from the opposition of Rebecca Tuvel's article and it’s examination regarding the concept of humanity.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Ismar Didic; [2018]
    Keywords : Transgender; gender; race; sexism; racism; human rights; rights; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : I april 2017, blev Rebecca Tuvel, en av författarna till den feministiska filosofiskriften Hypatia, kritiserad för en artikel som hon hade skrivit och som hade publicerats av den akademiska tidskriften. Artikeln som Tuvel skrev, innefattade ett jämförande av Rachel Dolezal, en vit kvinna som identifierade sig som svart, med det av Caitlyn Jenner, en trans kvinna. READ MORE

  5. 5. Growing change : an analysis of learning processes in community gardens in Budapest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dóra Ádám; [2018]
    Keywords : community gardens; learning for sustainability; Budapest; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities have a crucial importance from the sustainability point of view. More than 50% of the global population lives in cities, therefore urban dwellers’ environmental knowledge can be of critical importance. READ MORE