Essays about: "Fear"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 583 essays containing the word Fear.

  1. 1. When Facts don't Work : Emotional sentiment in the Dutch Anti-Vaxx movement

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Reinier van der Weele; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Although vaccination has been regarded with scepticism and hesitancy since the first vaccines were introduced, the development of the internet into an interactive platform on which people can create their own information in combination with other societal factors have made the anti-vaxx movement both more vocal and effective. Possible causes have been explored as research in recent years has put more focus on psychological factors underlying vaccine hesitancy as the traditional method of simply providing more information seemed insufficient. READ MORE

  2. 2. Family planning as a solution for a sustainable future in Sub-Saharan Africa : The efforts of the global community: state and non-state actors

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Alva Ericson; [2020]
    Keywords : family planning; sustainable development; fertility decline; population growth;

    Abstract : In 2050, 9.7 billion is expected to live on Earth. Entering a new decade in 2020, the global agenda concerns sustainable development and how humans can live on Earth sustainable while continuing to develop. A solution to reach a sustainable future is through family planning. READ MORE

  3. 3. State-building in the post-2001 era in Afghanistan : A deep dive in the chaotic reality of the war-torn nation

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Christos Papadopoulos; [2020]
    Keywords : State-building; legitimacy; capacity; security; Taliban; warlords; Afghanistan;

    Abstract : Abstract The aim of this essay was to examine the complicated process of state-building in Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001. This was done by using a theory-consuming case study and utilizing Charles T. Call theory on state-building and his three gaps: capacity, security and legitimacy. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Significance of the Unconscious : A Literary Study of Fear Factors and Psychological Blockings in the Harry Potter Series

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Ida Swärd; [2020]
    Keywords : Harry Potter; fear; psychoanalytical criticism; the unconscious;

    Abstract : This essay examines various fears presented in the Harry Potter series along with the psychological blockings connected to each fear. Furthermore, this study examines whether the effect of the characters’ actions and behaviours in situations that frightens them can simulate strategies of managing fears in real-life situations as well. READ MORE

  5. 5. Day Zero: Communicating the water crisis in Cape Town, 2015-2018 : A qualitative study about the communication during the water crisis and how the public responded to the messages

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för miljö- och livsvetenskaper (from 2013)

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Water; water crisis; communication; South Africa; Day Zero; water use; Vatten; vattenkris; kommunikation; Sydafrika; Day Zero; vattenanvändning;

    Abstract : Stigande urbanisering och större befolkningar har ökat trycket på städer och deras förmågor att förse alla med de vardagstjänster som städerna vanligtvis har kapacitet att erbjuda. Att förse alla med dricksvatten är något som har blivit en utmaning då vattenanvändningen har stigit samtidigt som vattentillgången varierar beroende på nederbörd, och potentiellt minskat på grund av klimatförändringarna. READ MORE