Essays about: "Bolivia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 144 essays containing the word Bolivia.

  1. 1. A Decolonial Approach to Comparing Bolivia and Sweden’s Positionality on Indigenous Rights

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Catrine Clearwater; Emilie Törnblom Nilsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Coloniality; Indigenous Rights Regimes; Decolonial Theory; Indigenous Peoples; Indigenous-State relations; Bolivia; Sweden;

    Abstract : This study examines the concept of coloniality in relation to states' approach to indigenous people's rights, through the perspective of decoloniality. The two countries being compared are Bolivia and Sweden, two countries that differ in many ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indigenous Urbanization in Bolivia: A Logit Analysis of Between-Group Differences in Migration Drivers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Louisa Valentin; [2022]
    Keywords : Indigenous; Urbanization; Rural-Urban Migration; Spatial Inequality; Bolivia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Bolivia's urbanization rates have accelerated through the latter half of the 20th century, with over 70 percent of the country's population living in urban centers today. Despite having the highest share of indigenous people in Latin America, Bolivia's indigenous population is often wrongfully excluded from popular discourse on the rural-urban migration trend. READ MORE

  3. 3. Planners’ notions of power : Analysis of practice stories about participatory planning in Latin America

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Theresa Wessels; [2022]
    Keywords : power; participation; planning; planner; first dimension of power; second dimension of power; third dimension of power; Latin America; global south;

    Abstract : Participatory processes are becoming widely established in areas such as policy and planning. They promise to achieve more inclusive, sustainable, and democratic outcomes. However, this is often only an ideal that is not achieved in reality due to dynamic power relations that shape planning practice in various forms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does Ethnic Origin matter for Health Inequalities in Bolivia? An Assessment of the Effect of Ethnicity on Health Care Access and Health Outcomes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Brianna Gerlach; [2022]
    Keywords : Health inequalities; ethnicity; Bolivia; health outcomes; indigenousness; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Good health is of utmost importance to individuals and economic growth. Nevertheless, inequalities concerning health services and conditions are observed in developed as well as developing countries. Often such disparities are related to ethnicity, with indigenous populations exhibiting lower health performance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bolivia, Colombia & Canada : How the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Have and Have Not Been Adopted

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Line Frost; [2022]
    Keywords : Indigenous Rights; UNDRIP;

    Abstract : Approximately 15 years ago the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) were signed, with 144 in favour, 11 abstentions and 4 rejections. The UNDRIP was ground-breaking, but the rejection from 4 powerful states (Canada, USA, New Zealand and Australia), and the subsequent lack of implementation decreased the expectations. READ MORE