Essays about: "Social Sciences"

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  1. 1. CHOOSING SCIENCE: The Role Of Social Values

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : ISHMAIL KAMARA; [2017-04-13]
    Keywords : Social values; Ethnography; Focus groups; Interactive; Natural science; Contexts; Perspectives; Motivation; Attitudes;

    Abstract : AbstractIn this work, the researcher investigated whether social values have a role in students' decisions to study the natural sciences. The research employed ethnography which included interactive discussions on some Relevance Of Science Education(ROSE) slides and focus group interviews as data collecting instruments. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Road Less Travelled: A Case Study on Ecotourism and Sustainable Development in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Lisa Kenny; [2017]
    Keywords : Ecotourism; Bangladesh; Sustainable Development; Sundarbans; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Ecotourism has been touted globally as a tool that promotes sustainable development. Yet ecotourism and sustainable development are neither simple to define, nor straightforward in regards to their implementation. The aim of this thesis is to critically investigate ecotourism’s relationship to sustainable development. READ MORE

  3. 3. An oasis without water : a hydro-social investigation into how agricultural water use and management influences water scarcity in the Ferghana Valley, Central Asia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Oliver Watson; [2017]
    Keywords : water scarcity; Ferghana Valley; water user associations; remote sensing; mixed methods; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Water scarcity can have severe implications for society; endangering human health and food security whilst also exacerbating social conflict around the world. These issues are exemplified in the case of the Ferghana Valley in Central Asia, where much of the valley suffers from water scarcity and conflicts despite having adequate water sources. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Association of Psychosocial Factors with Burnout among Swedish Hospital Nurses

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Jessica Naeser; [2017]
    Keywords : Nurses; Burnout; Psychosocial Strain; Exhaustion; Disengagement; Unfavorable Coping Strategies; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Swedish nurses report high levels of burnout and report their psychosocial work environment to be inadequate. Psychosocial factors as well as individual coping strategies appear to be related to burnout. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental Justice and Waste Management : location of landfills and socioeconomic conditions in São Paulo (SP, Brazil)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Débora Tau Zymberg Tomaszewski; [2017]
    Keywords : environmental justice; waste management; landfill; São Paulo; Brazil; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Environmentally safe disposal of urban waste is a global concern that recently gained a new dimension through the lens of Environmental Justice, with a growing literature showing correlation between the placement of waste facilities and disadvantaged groups in society. This thesis seeks to verify whether landfills in the city of São Paulo are located in regions where socially and economically vulnerable groups live, in order to promote the inclusion of the concept of environmental justice in the solid waste management planning process. READ MORE