Essays about: "La Paz"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words La Paz.

  1. 1. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  2. 2. Coworking spaces for facilitating social entrepreneurship : the case of La Paz, Bolivia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Lucas Du Priest; [2020]
    Keywords : coworking spaces; social entrepreneurship; La Paz; Bolivia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Generally credited to have originated in 2005, coworking spaces provide hybrid work environments to individual professionals, entrepreneurs, and start-ups. Simultaneously, social entrepreneurship has received increasing attention as a solution to topical problems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Without women there cannot be real peace: A study on Colombia’s feminist activisms for peace

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Alicia Rijlaarsdam; [2020]
    Keywords : Colombia; Feminism; Gender; Implementation; Peace negotiations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) is said to be the most inclusive peace deal in history. This study explores how feminist organisations for peace view and acted on the peace accord, the changed gender discourse, and its current implementation. READ MORE

  4. 4. How to sow peace? : a value chain approach for environmental peacebuilding in Sierra de la Macarena National Park, Colombia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Kathrin Sybille Hegger; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental peacebuilding; systems theory; post-conflict; value chain approach; deforestation; non-timber forest products; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Ecological rehabilitation projects - as a form of reforestation interventions - are increasing worldwide and present an opportunity for climate change mitigation and supporting local livelihoods. Implemented in post-conflict situations, they are increasingly promoted as solutions for peace. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peace in the peaks? Changes in water and land distribution in Colombia’s southern highlands during the Post-Peace Agreement phase

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Laura Betancur Alarcón; [2019]
    Keywords : Colombia; highlands; peace agreement; armed conflict; water; political ecology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Governance of environmental resources plays a key role in enhancing or hindering progress towards peace in post-conflict societies. Two years after the signing of the Peace Agreement between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government of Colombia, new dynamics on natural resource and land-use are leading to environmental harm in some regions. READ MORE