Essays about: "Adaptation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1308 essays containing the word Adaptation.

  1. 1. THE SHINING: A SEPARATION A Fundamental Flaw in Adaptation Studies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Nicola Camoglio; [2021-02-16]
    Keywords : The Shining; Stanley Kubrick; Stephen King; metafiction;

    Abstract : In recent years, the academic field of adaptation studies has started questioning the fidelityledapproach to adaptation that was long its guiding principle. This essay builds upon thisnovel approach by focusing on the conflictual relationship between Stephen King’s novel TheShining (1977) and the film version (1980) directed by Stanley Kubrick. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transnational Experiences of Ugandan Students in Gothenburg, Sweden; Challenges and Adaptation strategies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Catherine Suubi Kayonga; [2021-02-05]
    Keywords : Transnationalism; adaptation; Ugandan students; cultural differences; coping mechanisms;

    Abstract : The aim of this qualitative study was to explore the transnational experiences of Ugandan students in Gothenburg; Sweden. The focus was to understand how cultural differences affect the academic and social life of these students, the ways in which they adapt to the new host country Sweden, challenges they might have encountered and how they have managed to overcome them. READ MORE

  3. 3. The aid allocation dilemma : How to balance recipient vulnerability and recipient capacity?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Agnes Holm; [2021]
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    Abstract : How bilateral aid donors allocate their adaptation aid is of importance since the most vulnerable to climate change often lack the capacities necessary to combat climate change impacts alone. However, from a donor perspective, the lack of institutional capacity implies that the allocated resources might be managed less effectively compared to in a context with ’good governance’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women and water scarcity in Botswana: Challenges and strategies in Kweneng District -The case study of Gakuto Village

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Monicah Tshabatau; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; water scarcity; water access; sanitation; adaptation strategies; vulnerability;

    Abstract : The purpose of the paper is to examine how water scarcity affects women in Gakuto and strategies they use to adapt to water scarcity. Water is a basic necessity and a requirement for all according to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Botswana is one of the countries faced with water scarcity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Measuring community resilience in Swedish municipalities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Dalia Khairallah; [2021]
    Keywords : Community resilience; BRIC; indicators; LSO; LEH; accident; crisis; preparedness planning; prevention planning; response planning.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : All Swedish municipalities have planning tools such as a municipal action plan and a risk- and vulnerability assessment, which are governing documents on how to prepare, prevent and respond to accidents and crisis. However, there are no established methods for measuring community resilience in Sweden. READ MORE