Essays about: "Social Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3403 essays containing the words Social Sciences.

  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. No shared vision for the sharing economy? : exploring the transformative potential of the non-profit sharing economy in Southern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Annabel Schickner; Sanne Raggers; [2017]
    Keywords : sharing economy; collaborative consumption; non-profit sharing; transformative social innovation; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Consumerism contributes to sustainability problems of social fragmentation and environmental degradation. In response to this the sharing economy is a relatively new and rapidly growing phenomenon. READ MORE

  5. 5. Behind the Scenes of an Attractive Employer Brand

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Elin Elfving; [2017]
    Keywords : organisational culture; sensemaking; storytelling; employer branding; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim with this research is to contribute to a holistic understanding of employer branding as a co-created process between the employer and the employees. This is done via capturing employees’ stories about an attractive employer. Theories of culture, sensemaking and storytelling are used as a theoretical starting point. READ MORE