Essays about: "Africa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1511 essays containing the word Africa.

  1. 1. MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE TRAUMAS OF APARTHEID A Psychoanalytical Reading of Zoë Wicomb’s Playing in the Light

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Nansi Soulakeli Johansson; [2019-09-10]
    Keywords : Wicomb; Mental Illness; Psychoanalysis; Trauma;

    Abstract : Zoë Wicomb’s novel Playing in the Light (2006) critically examines the perilous times of apartheid in South Africa through the condition of play-whites. This thesis particularly focuses on the psychological unrest and traumatic experiences of two characters – Marion Campbell, and her mother, Helen Charles – whose disarrayed mental state is believed to be emblematic of the destructive ramifications of apartheid and the play-white act on the human psyche. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE LINK BETWEEN ETHNIC FRACTIONALIZATION AND CORRUPTION REVISED Ethnic voting in Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Håkan Bernhardsson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : ethnic fractionalization; corruption; ethnic voting;

    Abstract : This thesis revisits the relationship between ethnic fractionalization and corruption in Africa. An earlier literature argues that ethnic fractionalization leads to corruption via mechanisms involving ethnic favoritism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life expectancy and economic growth: AIDS as a natural experiment

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Andreas Bengtsson; Jessica Wirström; [2019-07-11]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine how life expectancy, as a measure for health, affects economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, the model specifications in this thesis include AIDS, which is assumed to have an exogenous effect on life expectancy. This effect is in turn regarded as a natural experiment for life expectancy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Challenges of Professional Integration: Experiences of non-EU Highly Skilled Professional Immigrants in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Joyce Awori; [2019-07-03]
    Keywords : Non-EU skilled Professional immigrants; experiences; Swedish labour market; employment; human capital; social capital and low skilled jobs;

    Abstract : Migration has been a global phenomenon. Sweden being one of the most industrious countries of Europe, with the best welfare system, Sweden has experienced considerable flow of both professional and nonprofessional immigrants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Survival Bias and the Impact of HIV on Wealth in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Maxim Brüls; Johanna Dees; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : HIV; Instrumental Variables Regressions; Rolling Window; Circumcision; Wealth; sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE