Essays about: "Crisis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1835 essays containing the word Crisis.

  1. 1. “Female Migrant Housing Experiences” An in-depth intersectional analysis of housing experiences for female scholars from the global south living in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Patience Nkengafac; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : Female scholars; international students; Global south; Housing experiences; Intersectionality; Gender and Migration; Study in Sweden and housing crisis in Sweden;

    Abstract : Living in Sweden is becoming far problematic for immigrants because of the fast-growing population without a correspondent increase in the construction of housing. The high demand of housing and its limited number of supplies has led to shortage and as a result price escalation. READ MORE

  2. 2. This Devious Subject - about the future of this earthly life, my constructive failure to locate myself, and my being as a relationality of subjectivity, discourse and materiality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Lovisa Sallén; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Through articulating what I call my weave of understanding, in this thesis I aspire to come to a new understanding of the relation between materiality, discourse and ubjectivity as with my being composing a relationality that figures me a movement in and of the world. Inspired by Arendt’s concept of weaving in combination with Bakhtin’s notion of polyphony and what Icall sympathetic reading as my method I interpret and entangle notions from Foucault, Butler, Spivak, Irigaray, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida, hooks, Bhabha and Barad into what I call my weave of understanding. READ MORE

  3. 3. New Eyes: searching for an identity in music through voice and text. A psychological and creative journey.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Mathias Aanundsen Hagen; [2019-10-02]
    Keywords : identity; creativity; aesthetic; message; psychology; syncretism; saxophone; voice; lyrics; transdisciplinary; honesty; composition;

    Abstract : In this thesis the concept of artistic and personal identity is explored. It sets out to understand an existential crisis and how to resolve it. The thesis draws perspective from psychological theories on creativity and mental development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aligning Fortress Europe with the Rainbow? The Securitization of Migration and LGBTI Asylum Seekers in the European Union.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Celia Keller Martínez; [2019-09-17]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The increase of migration into the European Union, which peaked during the 2015humanitarian crisis of refugees, has raised concerns about security within nationalist politicaldiscourse across the EU. European right-wing populist discourse revolves around a perceivedthreat to national and European culture and identity, pushing adamantly for restrictions inmigration policy, and black-marking asylum seekers as hostile actors. READ MORE

  5. 5. EMPTYING THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS A quantitative analysis of the link between the Eurozone crisis and declining worker productivity in the Greek economy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mikael Hemlin; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : Greece; euro crisis; worker productivity; human capital transfers; optimum currency area theory; worker flexibility;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the causes of Greece’s worker productivity declinein the aftermath of the euro crisis. Through the employment of three groups of time-seriesregressions, the empirical analysis of the thesis demonstrates that: 1) there exists anunambiguous correlation between the unfolding of the euro crisis and Greece’s declining worker productivity – a correlation which is entirely disconnected from the progression of thecountry’s competitiveness; 2) the progression of the crisis is intimately correlated withGreece’s recent surge in human capital emigration; and 3) this outflow of human capital-richworkers may explain a large portion of Greece’s worker productivity decline since 2008. READ MORE