Essays about: "Ethnicity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 285 essays containing the word Ethnicity.

  1. 1. Perceiving Terrorism: A survey experiment about how Swedish students define terrorism based on the perpetrator’s ethnicity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Niklas von Mentzer Marcev; [2019-02-20]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze how students perceive the concept of terrorism based on the ethnicity ascribed to the perpetrator. Studies conducted in the US have shown that the public defines political violence differently depending on the language used to describe the event, white perpetrators are more often called mass shooters while perpetrators of other ethnicities are more frequently called terrorists. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethnic Discrimination in London’s Housing Market – Are Bangladeshi women worse off applying for housing compared to White women?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Fredholm; Sonja Stanicic; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Taste-based discrimination; Statistical discrimination; London housing market; Bangladeshi; Correspondence testing design; Ethnic discrimination;

    Abstract : This study investigates ethnic discrimination for sublets in London’s rental housing market. By applying an experimental design, four female fictitious characters were created to apply for housing advertisements on the website Gumtree. READ MORE

  3. 3. Acting in the Interest of the Represented : A Field Experiment on Ethnic Discrimination in the Contact Between Citizens and Local Swedish Politicians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Angelica Kristiansson Åström; [2019]
    Keywords : ethnic discrimination; responsiveness; Municipal Commissioners; Sweden; field experiment; correspondence testing;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a field experiment on the topic of ethnic discrimination in the contact between citizens and local Swedish politicians. A correspondence technique was used to investigate whether ethnicity affects how responsive Municipal Commissioners are to questions regarding school politics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Political bias in hiring : people consider political opponents as less hireable than others without weighting criteria to justify why

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Author : Karin Wiberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Social categories; values; political bias; hiring criteria; elasticity hypothesis; dissonance reduction;

    Abstract : Previous studies have shown that characteristics like gender and ethnicity can affect the possibility to be hired. Decisions in hiring may also be justified by weighting the importance of hiring criteria and can thus seem unbiased. READ MORE

  5. 5. Canada's National Energy Policy: A Threat to the Right to Health of the Inuit People? - Redesigning Canada's National Energy Policy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Shaun Trainor; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Health; Climate Justice; Energy Policy; Canada; Capabilities Approach;

    Abstract : Every individual, regardless of ethnicity, religion, income, etc., has the right to health. The right to health is a fundamental human right that can be further strengthened through the lens of Martha Nussbaum's central capabilities. READ MORE