Essays about: "Cape Town"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 essays containing the words Cape Town.

  1. 1. “I felt more at home than being at home” A qualitative study about collective identities within the culture of Cape Town gangs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Tove Byröd; Arjeta Ferati; [2018-02-05]
    Keywords : gangs; collective identity; gang culture.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to examine how different social factors and componentshelp form and maintain a collective identity and a sense of belonging within the existinggang culture of Cape Town gangs. Furthermore, we reflected on what type ofpreventative interventions that could be helpful when addressing the issue of gangs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Xenophobia and Intergroup Conflict: An Inquiry Through The Concept of Health A qualitative field study on the perceptions of health among refugees and asylum seekers in Cape Town, South Africa

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Clara Dybbroe Viltoft; [2018]
    Keywords : Instrumental Group Conflict Theory; Cape Town; South Africa; Intergroup Conflict; Refugee; Asylum seeker; Xenophobia; Xenophobic Violence; Health Access; Health Service;

    Abstract : Motivated by the ongoing and widespread xenophobia in South Africa, this study explores the experiences of health access and the health sector by refugees and asylum seekers so as to understand intergroup relations, and more specifically the tensions between nationals and non-nationals. In achieving this, an ethnographic fieldwork was conducted in Cape Town, South Africa during Spring 2017; semi-structured interviews with refugees and asylum seekers provide the material for analysis to identify key perceptions on health and xenophobia to shed light on what possible peacebuilding initiatives should address. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vulnerability to Social Risks through the Lens of Food Security : A Mixed Methods Study at the Household Level in Cape Town, South Africa

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Helena Römmelmann; [2018]
    Keywords : Social risks; Food security; vulnerability; intersectionality; urban; South Africa; youth;

    Abstract : Abstract Background The number one goal of the United Nations (UN) Agenda 2030 is to eradicate poverty. The second goal is to end hunger. The impact of climate change on food production is likely to exacerbate already widespread hunger by a negative effect on the supply of food, which again will increase the gap between the rich and the poor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ambulance in Red Zones in Cape Town, South Africa : Waiting time for patients when ambulance requires armed escort

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för vård, arbetsliv och välfärd

    Author : Fia Gleby; [2018]
    Keywords : Emergency Medical Service EMS ; Ambulance; South Africa; Violence; Red zones; Patient waiting time; Response time; Sustainable Development; prehospital akutsjukvård; ambulans; Sydafrika; våld; röda zoner; patienters väntetid; svarstid; hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Background. In South Africa violence related crimes are frequent, and interpersonal violence is one of the most common causes of injury and death. Violence can be related to social structures, poverty and income inequality. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Campaigning for power, not for the people" : A comparative case study about Cape Town youth and their perceptions of voting

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

    Author : Sanna Stavås; [2018]
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    Abstract : The declining political participation among youth has been frequently debated and researched in Western democracies. South Africa is often considered a role model that other African countries can learn from in terms of democracy. READ MORE