Essays about: "Interpersonal Issues"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the words Interpersonal Issues.

  1. 1. Gender dynamics in media-driven belief polarization - disentangling reinforcing processes behind media usage and perception of societal issues

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Lisa Axelsson; [2020-08-19]
    Keywords : Reinforcing spirals; selective exposure; media effects; alternative media; gender gap; interpersonal communication; belief polarization;

    Abstract : In academia as well as in mainstream media, people are voicing concern that a fragmented media environment, entailing an immense increase of alternative media, may motivate selective exposure, in turn leading to increasingly polarized perceptions of society among the public. Consulting the theory of reinforcing spirals (RSM), there is ample evidence for a reciprocal relationship between selective media exposure and sociotropic beliefs – potentially sparking polarization dynamics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing loneliness as a risk factor in the suicidal behaviour of elderly people in Sweden : A case study in Region Skåne

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för samhälls- och kulturvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Talal Khalil; [2020]
    Keywords : Sweden; Region Skåne; elderly; loneliness; social isolation; suicide; risk factors; prevention; help-seeking behaviour; Sverige; Skåne; äldre; ensamhet; social isolering; självmord; riskfaktorer; förebyggande; hjälpsökande beteende.;

    Abstract : Suicide is among the major public health problems in Sweden and worldwide with social, emotional and financial consequences. Suicide is present in almost all age groups, and the elderly shows no exception of this trend. The research defines the elderly as those 65 years of age and older. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changing the Gendered Mindset - A Qualitative Study on Engaging Young Men in Mumbai to Achieve Gender Equality

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Petronella Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Changing mindsets; Gender equality; India; Men Against Violence and Abuse; Patriarchy; Socialization;

    Abstract : As gender-based discrimination and violence against women continues to be a critical human rights issue across the world there is a growing demand of engaging men in transforming the relations, norms and the inequal social structures. Even though there are many laws and policies in place to protect women’s rights they are poorly implemented due to the fact that society and social institutions do not fundamentally support them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Growing change : an analysis of learning processes in community gardens in Budapest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dóra Ádám; [2018]
    Keywords : community gardens; learning for sustainability; Budapest; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities have a crucial importance from the sustainability point of view. More than 50% of the global population lives in cities, therefore urban dwellers’ environmental knowledge can be of critical importance. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Eat cooked, drink boiled" - A study on Vietnamese household usage behaviour

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna Nghiem; [2018]
    Keywords : water; vietnam; behaviour; attitude; perception; water usage behaviour; trust issues; urbanization;

    Abstract : Vietnam is a country that is characterized by a dense river network, experiencing a rapid economic growth, and still faces challenges with supplying enough water for the residents due to increased pollution levels. With water being perceived as one of the most stressed resources today, there is a need of understanding water usage behaviour. READ MORE