Essays about: "Beliefs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 568 essays containing the word Beliefs.

  1. 1. Statements for Peace? : How Statements by Leaders Affect Domestic Support for Negotiations

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Marta Lindström; [2020]
    Keywords : conflict; statements; support for negotiations; apologies; humanisation; narratives; survey experiment; United States; Iran;

    Abstract : This study explores the effect of statements by leaders on domestic support for negotiations. It distinguishes between two types of statements: those that humanise the out-group, and those that apologise for past wrongdoings. The theoretical argument is threefold. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multiple expressions of the wheel cross motif in South Scandinavian rock carvings : case studies of Tanum and Enköping in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Yani Ma; [2020]
    Keywords : Rock carvings; Southern Scandinavia; wheel cross; intercontextual; materiality; lifeline; comparative analysis; Tanum; Enköping; Hällristningar; södra Skandinavien; hjulkors; interkontextuell; materialitet; livslinje; jämförande analys; Tanum; Enköping;

    Abstract : Scandinavian rock carvings can be described as the special rock art languages that were written by prehistoric humans to express their ideas, beliefs and thoughts. Each piece of figurative motif language might tell a prehistoric story about for instance domestic life, social practice, ritual or cosmology. READ MORE

  3. 3. English learning in and ut of school : A qualitative study of upper secondary school teachers' cognition

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Adis Tucek; [2020]
    Keywords : Second language acquisition and learning; extramural English; internal and external motivation; teacher cognition.;

    Abstract : The prevalence of the English language in society today has made it possible for people to learn English in different situations and in different ways. Therefore, it was of interest to research upper secondary school teachers’ beliefs and experiences concerning how their students learn English in different situations in school and out of school and concerning their students’ motivation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence : -A Minor Field Study on women and girls with disabilities in Cape Town, South Africa.

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Högskolan för mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Felicia Häggstrand; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Disability; Sexual Violence; Vulnerability; South Africa;

    Abstract : To live a life protected from exploitation, violence, and abuse is a fundamental human right. However, this seems to be a difficult human right to fulfill, at least for women and girls living with disabilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diversification Attributes of Dutch REITs During Recessions:Return, Standard Deviation and Liquidity Characteristics

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Tom Bergstrom; Patrik Carlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : REITs; Netherlands; Real Estate; Mixed-Asset Portfolio; Liquidity; Performance; Diversification; REITs; Nederländerna; Fastigheter; Investeringsportfölj; Likviditet; Diversifikation;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to determine the performance of Dutch REITs and liquidity aspects during recessions and economic upswings as well as correlation with other asset classes to gain further knowledge in the field ofreal estate investment and asset performance during certain time periods. This is achieved through a quantitative analysis of historical daily returns, standard deviation and transaction volume of shares regarding REITs and other assets that usually pertain to an investor’s portfolio. READ MORE