Essays about: "Development."

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  1. 11. Unwillingly Advised : A field study on the dynamics of policy advice in developmentcooperation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnéa Åström Tolf; [2019]
    Keywords : policy advice; development cooperation; SCL model; postcolonialism; critical postcolonial theory; technical assistance.;

    Abstract : While development cooperation largely consists of policy advice, the suggestions and inputs on development that policymakers in the Global South receive from donors and other international actors, little research exists on what makes policy advice useful to these policymakers. The aim of this study was to find out why policymakers in the Global South find some advice useful and some not. READ MORE

  2. 12. Recruiting Cyclists in Uppsala: Why do exchange students cycle?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sims Meyer-Rodrigues; [2019]
    Keywords : Cycling; Social Practice Theory; Recruitment; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The current trend of emissions from the transport sector is unsustainable. To increase cycling mitigates these emissions, while also actively promoting health and alleviating congestion within cities. READ MORE

  3. 13. 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

  4. 14. Usability Testing of Software Products : A case study about usability testing and how to improve the practice

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Alice Hällkvist; [2019]
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    Abstract : Usability testing is an important task during development of software products such as web and mobile applications. It is a growing and evolving concept but is often left out during development due to time and costs. Developers are also expected to handle the usability testing but are given minimal training to do so. READ MORE

  5. 15. The use of video to communicate water, sanitation and hygiene in Haiti: A comparison between SAWBO, GHMP and UNESCO’s cholera prevention initiatives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Pau Abad Tent; [2019]
    Keywords : Health communication; WASH; Cholera; Haiti; Communication for Development; video; cartoon; multimedia;

    Abstract : Health communication campaigns in developing countries can take many different forms and make use of a wide range of communication tools. One of these tools are multimedia resources such as videos. READ MORE