Essays about: "Social Sciences"

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  1. 1. Urban entrepreneurialism and the right to the city – between discourse and practice The case of Norra Sorgenfri, Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Henrik Fahlbeck; [2017]
    Keywords : public-private partnership; governance; urban development projects; neoliberalism; public space; culture; right to the city; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the discursive and practical use of the theoretical concept of the entrepreneurial city in a case study of a new city district, Norra Sorgenfri, Malmö, Sweden. A concern with the concept of the right to the city and use of Norra Sorgenfri’s public spaces is part of the examination. READ MORE

  2. 2. With the self as my leader. Leadership as a projection of one’s self-perceived identity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anton Emanuelsson; Adda Walther; [2016-10-05]
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    Abstract : In this essay we intend to further examine the ambiguity within the phenomenon of leadership in the remark that it is situationally, subjectively and contextually constructed by each individual. In the vast ocean of leadership research, all with several different approaches, we emphasize an examination of leadership with a greater openness towards newer leadership research which builds on, in part, many different parts of social sciences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Caring is sharing: The effects of news consumption via selfcurated Facebook feeds

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Jonas Hedenquist; Magnus von Goës Karlström; [2016-02-04]
    Keywords : Facebook; social media; self-curated feeds; echo chambers; filter bubbles; gatekeeping; comparisons of media coverage; source validation; source; criticism; source contro; gatewatching; experiment; quantitive study; survey; ideological separation;

    Abstract : The purpose of our study was to research people’s media habits when it comes to news consumptionthrough social media, Facebook in particular, and to try to ascertain if our theory that people today arelacking in source criticism skills has any basis in reality.Our theory is that social media users who rely solely or primarily on Facebook for news consumption are less likely to compare media coverage between outlets and channels, and validate sources, than consumers of traditional media. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human Rights Education in Conflict and Occupation: Teaching Human Rights in Palestinian Schools

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Amie Karlsson; [2016]
    Keywords : human rights education; conflict; education; Palestinian schools; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study builds on the idea that the conceptualisation and implementation of human rights education in the classroom and other instances in the local community can be different from the way in which the concept is understood and described in international policy documents. The literature review indicates that the context and local actors can affect the way human rights education is carried out. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is Inclusion the Solution? A Power Analysis of Women’s Organizations and Individual Women Activist’s Political Participation in Yerevan, Armenia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Charlotte Tapani; [2016]
    Keywords : political participation; Armenia; power; women’s organizations; women activists; inclusion and exclusion; democratization; civil society; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Armenia, women are systematically excluded from political processes and issues related to gender equality and women’s rights are not politically prioritized. In the absence of this prioritization, civil society actors play a vital role in promoting and addressing issues related to women. READ MORE