Essays about: "Globalization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 879 essays containing the word Globalization.

  1. 1. From global North to global South : A qualitative study about Swedish social work students' international field training in South Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA)

    Author : Miranda Hörnquist; Nicole Stula; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonial; South Africa; Field traning; Social work student; International social work; Privilege;

    Abstract : In light of globalization, international social work from global North to global South is accelerating and the emphasis from Swedish universities on international experience among students has increased. Various scholars problematize the domination of the global North as theories and practice have historically been unquestionably transformed from so-called developed to developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Individen – medborgare eller konsument?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nina Morby; [2019]
    Keywords : Globalism; individualism; consumer society; political consumption; media portrayal; konsumtionssamhälle; politisk konsumtion; medias porträttering; idealtypsanalys; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to explain which conditions may lay behind the emergence of the political consumer, focusing on globalization, individualism and the increase of consumerism as a result of the rise of global political issues such as climate change. Thereafter, the portrayal of this transition will be investigated in Swedish media by comparing debate articles considering environmental and climate issues, with a time difference of three decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. It’s a little bit like drawing the lottery : A study of American and British expats’ educational strategies in Berlin

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Linn Björklund Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sociology of education; reproduction strategies; school choice; expat; Berlin; Germany; Utbildningssociologi; utbildningsstrategier; skolval; expats; Berlin; Tyskland;

    Abstract : This study examines American and British middle class expats’ educational strategies in Berlin, Germany, from a Bourdieusian perspective. I argue that globalization and an increased mover population make it necessary to study the expat population, a social group that has been largely neglected in sociological research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Address and Referential Terms in Swedish and British Schools : A Sociolinguistic Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Gabrielsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Honorifics; Address terms; referential terms;

    Abstract : Modes of address between speakers in Sweden and the U.K differ from each other, yet both countries are influenced by similar mass media and aspects of globalization that otherwise generally lean towards linguistic convergence. Survey data from students and teachers in UK and Sweden has revealed some noteworthy differences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Compensation & Corporatism: Trade Openness, Risk and Social Policy in Mid 20th Century Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexander Dannerhäll; [2019]
    Keywords : Economic integration; Social Policy; Corporatism; Qualitative Content Analysis; Preference Formation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study will consider the link between trade openness and the preferences for social policy of key actors. In so doing, the findings will contribute to better understanding the qualitative link between globalization and social policy expansion (the compensation hypothesis) and complement previous quantitative findings. READ MORE