Essays about: "City"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4514 essays containing the word City.

  1. 1. The Convention on the Rights of the Child in practice: Social workers’ experience and acting space when implementing the Convention within the City of Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Emelie Ekbrand; [2023-01-26]
    Keywords : Convention on the Rights of the Child; implementation; social workers; children’s rights; acting space;

    Abstract : The aim with this thesis is to examine how social workers, who work in short-term and long term residential housing activities within the City of Gothenburg and meet children in their work with adults, experience the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in practice, and their perceived circumstances related to opportunities and obstacles regarding the implementation of CRC. As such, the research question that guided the aim are: How do social worker experience that CRC works in practice? What are the social workers own experience regarding interacting and caring communicating with the children they meet? How do social workers as street-level bureaucrats experience their own acting space when working with CRC in practice? The thesis gives new insight into how children´s rights are met at different levels within the City of Gothenburg, as most previous research has focussed on social secretaires experience of the implementation of the convention, looking at social workers experience can help to get an insight into how the convention are established at different levels. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Robert Klein; [2023-01-19]
    Keywords : urban climate; heat stress; mean radiant temperature; SOLWEIG; urban vegetation; urban planning;

    Abstract : Old adults are particularly vulnerable against heat stress. Considering the ageing society and the projected increase of heat events, planning for heat-resilient urban environments for old adults will become increasingly important. READ MORE

  3. 3. www.rä : digitalt medborgardeltagande i stadsutvecklingen

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Ellen Aurell; [2023]
    Keywords : e-deltagande; medborgardeltagande; hållbar stadsutveckling; informations- och kommunikationsteknologier IKT ; planering; demokrati;

    Abstract : Uppsatsen syfte är att studera huruvida digitalt deltagande kan underlätta för planerare att stärka medborgardeltagandet i stadsutvecklingsprocesser, samt underlätta för själva medborgarna att delta. Digitalt deltagande ses som ett sätt att ta bort de traditionella hinder som finns för det fysiska deltagandet, i det att det är tids- och platsspecifikt. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reconnecting Gävle’s Delta : a post-industrial urban transformation project for Sweden’s coastal landscape

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

    Author : Rachel Murray; [2023]
    Keywords : resilience; blue-green infrastructure; nature-based solutions; flooding; brownfield development; post-industrial urban development; landscape architecture; urban planning; climate adaptation; water-sensitive urban design; urban ecology;

    Abstract : This speculative design-led research project addresses the challenges of transforming dilapidated post-industrial brownfield sites into thriving, sustainable, resilient urban neighbourhoods. Tasked with allocating urban growth, municipality planning departments increasingly look towards underused but centrally located industrial sites for future development. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Always been an Alien” - A qualitative study on how multilingual young adults experience and navigate identity and belonging in Skopje, North Macedonia.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Milan Wall Kovacevski; [2022-12-12]
    Keywords : Ethnicity; Social Work; Identity; Belonging; Multilingual; Young Adults; North Macedonia;

    Abstract : This study offers empirical arguments for how multilingual young adults navigate and experience identity and belonging in Skopje. A city reported to be, one of the most multicultural cities in South-East Europe, where ethnic exclusion and interethnic segregation is outmost present (Veron, 2016:1448; Stojanov, 2020:74). READ MORE