Essays about: "Children"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2125 essays containing the word Children.

  1. 1. Heat stress at preschool yards. A mixed-method geographical study in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Oskar Bäcklin; [2019-10-30]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : As climate change is predicted to generate higher temperature and more frequentheat waves and extreme temperature events in Sweden, issues related to heat willbe more accentuated in the future. Children are both vulnerable to heat and spendmuch of their time outdoors at preschool yards. READ MORE

  2. 2. From vulnerable to criminal A discourse analysis of unaccompanied children in Swedish newspaper editorials 2015/2016

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Sara Abiri; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : othering; the other; unaccompanied children; discourse analysis; discourse; age; childhood; Foucault; power knowledge;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis in gender studies seeks to critically analyze and problematize the general discourse on so called unaccompanied children in the Swedish context, as it was represented in newspaper editorials during six months between the years 2015 and 2016. The epistemological standpoint of the thesis is a social constructionist one, in which reality iscreated and recreated in language and discourse. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changing Norms about Life Skills and Sexuality Education through Empowerment: A study of public secondary life skills teachers’ experiences and perceptions in Zanzibar

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jenny Fristrand; [2019-08-13]
    Keywords : formal sexuality education; Zanzibar; Teachers; Life skills; Empowerment; Human Rights; Norm changing;

    Abstract : Formal life skills education, including topics related to sexuality, was developed in the1990s to prevent HIV/AIDS as well as a method to strengthen ‘good’ behaviours amongstudents in schools. In Zanzibar, life skills education interventions have duplicated inrecent years. READ MORE

  4. 4. GAME THEORY AND CUSTODY DISPUTES Empirical Evidence for the Equality Principle

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Bruce McLean; Andreas Öien Jons; [2019-08-07]
    Keywords : Equality Principle; Game Theory; Goal-Setting Theory; Custody Disputes; Parental Conflict;

    Abstract : The adversarial nature of custody disputes poses risks for the involved children.Children to parents with a long-lasting, high-intensity conflict have been shown tosuffer more than children involved in a peaceful separation. Means of successfulmediation between parents in a custody dispute are therefore warranted. READ MORE

  5. 5. HOW IS THE CONCEPT OF ‘WOMEN AND CHILDREN’REPRESENTED BY TWO HUMANITARIANORGANISATIONS? : HOW IS THE CONCEPT OF ‘WOMEN AND CHILDREN’REPRESENTED BY TWO HUMANITARIANORGANISATIONS?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Anna Blideman; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC ; innocence; Médecins Sans Frontières MSF ; vulnerability; womandchildren; women and children;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse how the concept of ‘women and children’ is represented bytwo humanitarian organisations; International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) andMédecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The analyses concludes that there is (still) an assumptionthat women have an inherent vulnerability and women are often described together with‘children’ as if they are one vulnerable group instead of two. READ MORE