Essays about: "minor field study"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 489 essays containing the words minor field study.

  1. 1. Empowered at Dusk - A Qualitative Study About Sex Work Activism in Kampala

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Hanna Jörnéus; Paula Pönkänen; [2017-01-24]
    Keywords : Sex work; Activism; Peer support; Empowerment; Uganda; Safer Sex Work;

    Abstract : Sex workers around the world have always suffered from discrimination and stigmatization. This puts them in a vulnerable situation because of little social support. In the Ugandan context, sex workers suffer from stigma due to both legal and cultural practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. "The woman was born to do activism” - A minor field study of Palestinian refugee women's activism in a Lebanese refugee camp

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Sara Ebenfelt; Natalia Velasquez Ulloa; [2017]
    Keywords : Palestinian refugee women; empowerment; activism; social identity; resistance; Lebanon; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate how Palestinian refugee women in refugee camps perceive themselves as actors who affect and influence their lives and communities. Research shows it is a topic that is not often discussed or highlighted in today’s discourse about refugees. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beg, Borrow or Sell - The Impact of Microcredit on Financial Inclusion

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Marie Thylén; Valter Selén; [2017]
    Keywords : Microcredits; financial inclusion; small- and medium-size enterprises; Botswana; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Microcredits have alternately been hailed as the future of developing economics and criticised for becoming a one size fits all-solution to complex issues. This paper is an attempt to add to a growing literature on the impact of microcredits on different stakeholders in the developing world. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Sedimentological Distribution of Upper Brent, Oseberg field, North Sea

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Mandana Farvardini; [2017]
    Keywords : Sedimentology;

    Abstract : The Oseberg hydrocarbon field is located in the northern North Sea sedimentary basin (61-62° N) on the eastern flank of the Viking Graben and is bounded to the east by the Horda Platform and the Øygarden Fault Complex (ØFC). The field is covering up most parts of block 30/6 and 30/9 on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NOCS) but also minor parts of blocks 30/5, 30/8 and 30/12. READ MORE

  5. 5. A credit-plus approach : the way to increase women´s empowerment in microcredit? - Evidence from Colombia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sara Eriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Does participation in microcredit programs lead to the empowerment of women? The answer is not clear-cut, and earlier studies report ambivalent results. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals number 5 argues for the importance of finding paths to empowerment. READ MORE