Essays about: "Latin America"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 essays containing the words Latin America.

  1. 1. Not One (Woman) Less Social Media Activism to end Violence Against Women: The case of the Feminist Movement ‘Ni Una Menos’.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Cecilia Sjöberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Violence against women; Feminism; Feminist movements; Social Media Activism; Digital activism; Networked social movements; Information and Communication Technologies; Collective action.;

    Abstract : The struggle to end violence against women and girls has long been a priority topic for women’s and feminist movements in Latin America. Lately, since the changes in the new media landscape (Castells 2015; Lievrouw, 2013) with the increased use of information and communication technologies (ICTs), such as social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, the way women and feminist movements advocate their intentions are changing (Harcourt, 2013; Mathos, 2017). READ MORE

  2. 2. POLICY FEEDBACK EFFECTS OR RATIONAL CHOICE? Social policy preferences of informal and formal sector workers in Latin America

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joel Hähnle; [2018-06-21]
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    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate how informal and formal sector workers in Latin America form their social policy preferences. I contribute to the already existing literature by introducing a new perspective that combines two theoretical approaches. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female Economic Empowerment and Intimate Partner Violence in El Salvador - A Minor Field Study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Fannie Elveljung; [2018]
    Keywords : female economic empowerment; intimate partner violence; traditional gender norms; El Salvador; Latin America; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Research shows that women’s labour market participation in low- and middle-income countries promotes female economic empowerment. However, it is still unclear if and how increased economic opportunities, e.g. through labour market participation, affects women’s exposure to intimate partner violence and overall well-being. READ MORE

  4. 4. From slums to sustainability? Internal migration in a highly urbanised developing country: the case of Brazil

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Joseph Aivalikli; [2018]
    Keywords : internal migration; development; urbanisation; Latin America; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Brazil is a country founded on migration, and since the Second World War most of that migration has been internal. However, urban overcrowding has changed the nature of migration in this, one of the most urbanized developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Degustando La Bombonera de ADRs (Tasting the ADR chocolate box)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nino Dahl Merckling; Dustin Said; Erik Sjöholm; [2018]
    Keywords : ADR; Latin America; Introduction Puzzle; 3-market-adjusted performance; Multivariate regression; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Title: Degustando La Bombonera de ADRs - A study on the determinants of the market-adjusted return of Latin American ADRs issued between 1999 and 2014 Seminar date: 2018-01-11 Course: FEKH89, Corporate Finance Degree Project,Undergraduate level, 15 ECTS Authors: Nino Dahl Merckling, Dustin Said, Erik Sjöholm Advisor: Anamaria Cociorva Key words: ADR, Latin America, Introduction Puzzle, 3-market-adjusted performance year Performance, Multivariate Regression Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to analyze the medium run (defined as 36 months) market-adjusted returns of ADRs of Latin American origin issued since 1999. Through running a multivariate regression, the authors seek to establish significant relationships between the medium run returns and the seven selected independent variables. READ MORE