Essays about: "Marginalized groups"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 essays containing the words Marginalized groups.

  1. 1. Alternative and Indigenous knowledges in Quito’s resilience strategy: A discursive analysis of power relations

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

    Author : Maeve Hofer; [2021]
    Keywords : urban resilience governance; power relations; Indigenous peoples; knowledges; Quito; 100RC; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Resilience has become a recent buzzword among urban planners who intent to increase a city’s capaci- ty to function despite disasters. Yet, scholars have raised concerns about the impact of resilience strat- egies on marginalized groups which are unproportionally exposed to and affected by environmental harm. READ MORE

  2. 2. Empowerment through art : non-governmental organisations’ art projects’ contribution to empowerment ofmarginalised groups in Mexico City and San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico

    University essay from Ersta Sköndal Bräcke högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap

    Author : Ivana Baljkas; [2021]
    Keywords : Empowerment; Social work; Non-governmental organisations; Mexico; Marginalized groups; Indigenous people; Prisoners; Art;

    Abstract : This study explores the ways marginalised groups can be supported in their empowerment process, and specifically how art projects organised by non-governmental organisations can contribute in the process. The focus is on prisoners and indigenous children and adults in Mexico City and San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico who are involved in the organisations’ projects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Representation of Refugees in African Women, Peace and Security National Action Plans

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Shayleen McNeil; [2021]
    Keywords : Women Peace and Security; feminist security studies; UNSCR 1325; security;

    Abstract : The global Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda has been established to address the widerange of issues and challenges faced by women in conflict and post-conflict situations, and acknowledge the vital role that women play in peace processes. Previous research has shown that although the women refugees are more vulnerable than their male counterparts, this group is still widely underrepresented in WPS policy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Power-sharing mechanism in post conflict countries : A comparative case study of Iraq and Somalia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Said Qaas; Akon Baker; [2021]
    Keywords : Iraq; Somalia; Clan; Ethnic; Power-sharing; Consociationalism; Post-conflict;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate to what extend consociationalism has been adopted in post-war, post-conflict countries that suffer from deep division within their societies. Despite criticisms on whether the mechanism is beneficial in less democratic societies, the tool is strongly recommended for divided multi-ethnic societies as an attempt to solve the tension between conflicted actors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Collective identity formation and commercial platform logics in social activism: Representation of women and black feminist activism on Instagram under #BlackLivesMatter

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

    Author : Ellimaija Maaria Tanskanen; [2021]
    Keywords : online activism; collective identity; black feminist activism; social media;

    Abstract : Due to the participatory nature of social media platforms, users contribute to the narratives built around online action for social change and shape the discourse on societal topics through their participation. At the same time as social media has become a space for societal activism and participation facilitating connective action of individuals, social media platforms are ultimately, for most, owned by private companies. READ MORE