Essays about: "Brazil"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 352 essays containing the word Brazil.

  1. 1. Under our own eyes - Mothers in search for consciousness and social change in Brazil

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Fernanda Favaro; [2019]
    Keywords : motherhood; communication for development; participatory communication; work rights; feminism; networks; social media; empowerment; conscientization; dialogue; gender equality; Brazil; mumpreneurship;

    Abstract : This case study provides an analysis on how working women mothers in Brazil articulate themselves in a feminist network born on social media (Maternativa) to generate collective empowerment, raise awareness about oppression and mobilize around work rights. Using qualitative methods such as insider participant observation, interviews and content analysis, it investigates how participatory-related communicative practices and feminism interplay on digital and interpersonal environments fostering dialogue, conscientization and, potentially, a “political turn” in the collective’s agenda. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Equality as ‘Political Indoctrination’ : A case study on Brazil’s turn towards conservative university policies

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Kristin Tunek; [2019]
    Keywords : Brazil; gender equality; ‘gender ideology’; Escola sem Partido; political indoctrination; high level of education; radical conservative congregations;

    Abstract : ‘Gender ideology’ is a term used by radical conservative congregations to contemn issues around gender, such as reproductive rights and gender studies, for it is seen as a conspiracy against traditional family values. Congregations that use the term also embrace other forms of anti-gender rhetoric as they aspire to influence decision-makers to adopt policies against gender matters, for instance same-sex marriages and transgender rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prionsjukdomar med fokus på likheter och skillnader mellan scrapie och nor98

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Leo Krantz; [2019]
    Keywords : scrapie; nor98; prionsjukdomar; nervcell; encefalopati;

    Abstract : Prionsjukdomar är en grupp neurodegenerativa sjukdomar som drabbar både djur och människor. Hos djur finns sjukdomar som bovin spongiform encefalopati (BSE), chronic wasting disease, scrapie och nor98. Sjukdomarna orsakar stor skada, bl.a. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women’s representation in Brazilian local politics : Why do some regions elect more women than others?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Erland Kjellén; [2019]
    Keywords : Women’s political representation; Brazil; Development; Local elections; Gender;

    Abstract : Women’s political representation is often investigated through cross-national comparisons. Such studies generally focus on women’s political representation at the national level, assuming that countries are homogenous units. However, structural and cultural differences are many times just as large within countries as they are between them. READ MORE

  5. 5. Filling Urban Gaps

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Martin Näf; [2019]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Filling Urban Gaps, is a study on a dense and central area of São Paulo, Brazil which is cut by an elevated highway. Its construction affected the development of the whole area, decreased its value, and affected many people around it. READ MORE