Essays about: "Agency"

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  1. 1. Prediction Accuracy And Autonomy : Assessing how recommender systems objectives can align with user autonomy

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Anton Angwald; Kalle Areschoug; [2021-11-24]
    Keywords : recommender systems; autonomy; design ethics; user studies; YouTube; evaluation metrics; intention-behaviour gap;

    Abstract : IT-industrin har kritiserats för att utforma applikationer som underminerarindividers autonomi. Speciellt rekommendationssystem har identifierats somproblematiska eftersom de kan utöva oönskad kontroll över människors liv. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘Masculinity, Migration and Marginalization’: How Male Asylum Seekers are Perceived by the Swedish Migration Agency and its Implications for the Asylum Process

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jessie Jern; [2021-11-19]
    Keywords : men; asylum; vulnerability; street-level bureaucrats; Swedish Migration Agency; gender mainstreaming; decision-making; masculinities;

    Abstract : This thesis takes a particular interest in the determination of state granted protection needs amongst male asylum seekers in Sweden. Using a mixed research method consisting of textual analysis on official documents by the Swedish Migration Agency (SMA) and semi-structured interviews with SMA officials, along with a feminist post-colonial theoretical framework, this thesis scrutinizes the relationship between masculinity, migration, and vulnerability. READ MORE

  3. 3. PORTRAYAL OF ADOPTION IN SWEDISH NEWS MEDIA. A transitivity analysis of social actors in the 2018 Chile adoption news story.

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Maria Saloranta; [2021-08-25]
    Keywords : News media; adoption; critical discourse analysis; transitivity analysis; portrayal; representation;

    Abstract : The current study researches how adoption stakeholders are portrayed inSwedish news media by applying a transitivity framework to analyze online newsarticles. The news articles in focus concern adoptions made in the 1970s from Chile toSweden with possible ties to human trafficking. READ MORE

  4. 4. EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND MOTHER TONGUE TUITION AT A CROSSROADS

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Katerina Olson; [2021-08-17]
    Keywords : Mother Tongue Tuition; Education for Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this research is to investigate how ESD intersects with the subject ofMother Tongue Tuition in the compulsory school system via one municipality inSweden. This is done by engaging with two analytical foci: i) the analysis of attitudesandresponses to ESD in MTT. READ MORE

  5. 5. The expulsion of pregnant students in Uganda: Teacher perspectives on a contravention of 'Education for All’

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Amoni Kitooke; [2021-08-16]
    Keywords : schoolgirl pregnancy; student expulsion; education for all;

    Abstract : The denial of formal education to pregnant pre-tertiary school students contravenes universal access to quality education, yet the latter is a key aspiration of the 21st century. Only recently, in 2015, did Uganda draft guidelines on preventing and managing HIV/AIDS and pregnancy in school settings, with a COVID-19 related update in 2020. READ MORE