Essays about: "family planning"

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  1. 1. Accessibility strategies beyond private, motorized automobility – informing sustainability? A study of carless families with young children in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Ellen Lagrell; [2017-08-16]
    Keywords : accessibility; accessibility strategies; sustainable mobility; time-geography; maneuver space; proximity; non-motorized transport modes;

    Abstract : In the face of major sustainability challenges posed by social exclusion and ecologic degradation there is a pressing need to change mobility practices as well as the physical structures that condition mobility. The overarching aim of this study is to expand knowledge about everyday accessibility strategies beyond private automobility, to inform social as well as ecological sustainability in community and transport planning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Restructuring Suburbia : Introducing Social Space in a Spatially Disperse Neighbourhood

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Love Brostedt; [2017]
    Keywords : Architecture; urban morphology; density; densification; accessibility; legibility; spatial configuration; territorial boundaries; public-private interface; sprawl; suburbia; suburban housing estate; Miljonprogrammet; space for activities; spatial appropriation; social sustainability;

    Abstract : Density is more about an experienced nearness to functions and activities than buildingsbeing physically close to each other. Density is interaction, and the intensity of itdepends on accessibility to the functions and activities of the built environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. 'A Food Culture in Transition'. Perceptions of Healthy Eating and Reasoning in Food Choices - A Grounded Theory Study of Young Mothers in South Tarawa, Kiribati

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialmedicin och global hälsa

    Author : Anna Fallgren; [2017]
    Keywords : Public health; Food choices; Healthy eating; Kiribati; Pacific; Qualitative study; Mothers; Non-communicable diseases; Poverty; Climate change; Nutrition; Culture; Food policy; Non-governmental organisations; Participation; Social Sciences; Medicine and Health Sciences; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The recent shift towards energy-dense and nutrient-poor diets has led to an increase of diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardio-vascular disease. Due to poverty, geographical remoteness and lack of cultivable land, Kiribati experiences a double burden of malnutrition with high levels of NCDs among adults, and undernourishment among children. READ MORE

  4. 4. The consequences of perceived discrimination on internalizing mental health outcomes for immigrant adolescents in OECD countries : A systematic literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, CHILD

    Author : IDIL BILGIN; [2017]
    Keywords : perceived discrimination; discrimination; immigrant adolescents; internalizing mental health; systematic literature review;

    Abstract : In the last few decades the focus of immigration flows has been predominantly toward member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Immigration is a process full of challenges, and perceiving as being discriminated by host country natives is one of the biggest difficulties for the immigrants. READ MORE

  5. 5. The premise of progress

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Sigurlín Rós Steinbergsdóttir; [2017]
    Keywords : Architecture; urban; design; junior high school; market; density; underprivileged; sustainable; Ghana; Accra; Nima; new typology; mixed use; tradition; innovation; columns; traditional; local; materials; earth brick; rammed earth; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Nima is a distressed neighbourhood located north of central Accra, the capital city of Ghana in West Africa. Nima is an extremely dense community, where land is very scarce. Single floor, clay built compound houses occupy the entire neighbourhood. Spatial planning is lacking, infrastructure is limited and overcrowding proposes a severe problem. READ MORE