Essays about: "Guatemala"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 essays containing the word Guatemala.

  1. 1. The Diffusion of Mllitarism? : Assesing the relationship between the militarization of public security in Mexico and the Northern Triangle of Central America

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Miguel Loustalot; [2022]
    Keywords : militarism; latin america; policy diffusion; mexico; central america; northern triangle; el salvador; guatemala; honduras; international relations; militarization; security studies; northern america; constructivism;

    Abstract : Latin America has experienced a new militarization in the last five years despite its history filled with military dictatorships and authoritarian governments. Due to their high rates of violence and crime worldwide, the countries with the most severe militarization process are Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. READ MORE

  2. 2. Calle viva, Zona viva

    University essay from KTH/Stadsbyggnad

    Author : María Reneé Hernández Marroquín; [2021]
    Keywords : Public space; Shopping Malls; Streetscape; Equality;

    Abstract : Located in Central America, Guatemala is the most populated country of the area with around 15 million inhabitants. The capital, Guatemala City has 923,000 inhabitants and is currently home for 55% of the country’s urban population. Guatemala City, with its 42% of territorial extension consisting of green, is considered a green capital. READ MORE

  3. 3. "A mother never stops waiting" : Exploring Motherhood as an Identity Marker in Social Movements

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Miriam Steinbach; Victoria Särnhult; [2021]
    Keywords : communication for development; feminism; gender equality; Latin America; migration; motherhood; private and public spheres; social movements;

    Abstract : The movement Caravana de Madres de Migrantes Desaparecidos; a transnational social movement uniting Central American mothers from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua whose children have disappeared in Mexico while migrating to the US, is part of a Latin American tradition where a mother-centered kinship system is at the center. The movement has managed to reunite more than 300 families. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmentally Induced Inter-Municipal Migration: The Case for Guatemala

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Miriam Cavazos Hernandez; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Inter-Municipal Migration; Guatemala; Dry Corridor; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper examines the impact of climate variability on inter-municipal household migration in the Guatemalan Dry Corridor (GDC) between 2013 and 2018. Monthly georeferenced precipitation and temperature data are used to build a climate shock variable that captures prolonged exposure to droughts and heatwaves at the municipality level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender Equality Policies: Results for Social Change? : A comparative discourse analysis on gender equality from two ends of the “aid chain”

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Miriam Bette; [2021]
    Keywords : international development cooperation; gender equality; policy analysis; Indigenous feminism; Swedish feminist foreign policy; discourse; result based management;

    Abstract : The field of international development cooperation has experienced an increasing demand for result-driven management over the last decades. However, a clear consensus of the meaning of ‘ results’ is often lacking in initiatives and projects for social change. READ MORE