Essays about: "Equality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1221 essays containing the word Equality.

  1. 1. GENDERS IN EUROPE: A qualitative study on the construction of gender-neutral language - Sweden as an example

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Victoria Nilsson; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : Gender-neutral language; Gender Identity; Hen; Non-binary; Pronouns; Healthcare; European Union; Sweden;

    Abstract : The visibility of individuals who advocate for and identify with genders outside the genderbinary has risen during recent years, but these individuals still face discrimination in many ways. With regard to this the European Commission launched a strategy in 2020 with focus on equal rights for LGBTIQ individuals with an indication that healthcare and gender-inclusive language are pivotal areas for strengthening equality and representation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Looking into the black box: The roles of development workers in enhancing climate resilience and gender equality for ethnic minority women through the EmPower project in Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hong Hanh Nguyen; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : feminist political ecology; development workers; climate change; gender equality; ethnic minorities; Vietnam;

    Abstract : The climate change-gender nexus has increasingly become the arena in which adaptation interventions take place. One such intervention is the EmPower program in the Asia-Pacific region by UN Women and UNEP. This research is a case study on how one program component on women’s renewable energy entrepreneurship is implemented in Vietnam. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sorry to Burst Your Bubble : An analysis on how content by @thegirlslikeme organize resistance against anti-feminist narratives through humor and wellness fuelling participation in Nigerian feminist discourse on Instagram

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Joan Ilebode; [2022]
    Keywords : feminism; memes; Instagram; humor; wellness; oppression; Nigeria; social media;

    Abstract : In this study, I look at the content and interpretation of posts by a feminist meme account on Instagram called @thegirlslikeme, from the perspective of a sample size of Nigerian female followers through a focus group discussion, along with a visual social semiotic analysis of the posts. This study set out to answer three research questions:  i) How do the posts on TGLM use humor and wellness to portray feminism?  ii) How is the content on TGLM challenging antifeminist narratives in a Nigerian context? And finally,  iii) How do the Nigerian followers relate to the brand of feminism represented on TGLM? The theoretical approaches theories employed to help think through the data gathered in form of thematic blocks from the interview, and the textual and visual content are participatory culture, work of representation, and filter bubbles and echo chambers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Problems With the Veil of Ignorance, And How We Might Solve Them

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för filosofi, historia, konst och religion

    Author : Anthony Persson; [2022]
    Keywords : Veil of Ignorance; VoI; John Rawls; Limited Veil of Ignorance; Limited VoI; Practical Philosophy; Equality; Unbiased decision-making; Theory of Justice;

    Abstract : Ever since Rawls published The Theory of Justice (1971/2009), the theory itself, along with many of its components, have been subject to intense debate. Both the "original position" and the "veil of ignorance" have been argued to be too unrealistic since the restriction on information makes it impossible to apply in the real world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Trygghet genom stadsdelsomvandling : utvecklingen av Berga centrum, Linköping

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

    Author : Frida Sahlman; [2022]
    Keywords : stadsbyggnad; trygghet; jämlikhet; situationell brottsprevention; offentliga rum;

    Abstract : Säkerhet och trygghet är idag stora samhällsfrågor. Urbanisering har medfört resurskonkurrens mellan städer. Det är därför av stor vikt för staden att vara trygg och säker. Diskursen har medfört att välfungerande platser beskrivs som fria från brott, attraktiva och välförvaltade. READ MORE