Essays about: "Latin America"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 265 essays containing the words Latin America.

  1. 1. The strategies and consequences for harassment : The effect on women journalists’ work in Costa Rica

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för medier och journalistik (MJ)

    Author : Linnea Söderberg; Alicia Schumacher; [2023]
    Keywords : Interview; gender; media; online violence; self-censorship; Latin America; Intervju; genus; näthat; självcensur; Latinamerika; trakasserier; kvinnor; journalistik;

    Abstract : Violence against women journalists is increasing all over the world, especially online, and previous research shows that journalists develop different strategies to avoid harassment. Costa Rica is the country in Latin America that has the highest level of press freedom but that does not mean that harassment is non-existing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mandating transparency on deforestation and ecosystem conversion

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Moritz Driescher; [2023]
    Keywords : sustainability reporting; mandatory disclosure; deforestation; ecosystem conversion; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The production of eggs, meat, and dairy products in the EU indirectly contributes to deforestation and ecosystem conversion (DEC) in Latin America due to extensive imports of soy for animal feed. This thesis explores under which preconditions the mandatory European Sustainability Reporting Standards for the agriculture and farming sector can increase transparency in the opaque soy supply chains and incentivize reductions of imported DEC. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Spanish migration model : A comparative case study in La Coruña

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/REMESO - Institutet för forskning om Migration, Etnicitet och Samhälle; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Willem van der Ende; [2023]
    Keywords : Spanish migration model; La Coruña; Favoritism; Mauropobia; Migration in the local context; Comparitive case study; Migration trajectories; Welfare state; Labour market;

    Abstract : Spain has an intricate relationship with their previous colonies. Relationships built up through centuries of intermingling have resulted in favourable integration trajectories for migrants from previous colonies in comparison with migrants from other countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluating reliability and limitations of disaster loss accounting databases

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Rebecca Crisanti; [2023]
    Keywords : Database; loss data; extreme event; natural hazards; measuring losses; Latin America; EM‐DAT; DesInventar.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Disaster loss accounting is an essential tool for assessing the effects of disasters and creating policies for disaster risk reduction that are supported by data. This study compares disaster data for two of the most used disaster loss accounting databases, EM-DAT and DesInventar in the context of six Latin American countries, namely, Uruguay, Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Venezuela. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Disaster Impacts on Climate Mitigation Policy Change in Latin America

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lotte Petersen; [2023]
    Keywords : natural hazards; disaster; climate mitigation policy; latin america; policy change;

    Abstract : This study aims to empirically explore if there is an association between climate-related disasters and climate mitigation policy change in middle-income countries. This is important for understanding future climate mitigation policy, as disasters are predicted to increase in both frequency and severity. READ MORE