Essays about: "Personal Health"

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  1. 1. A Bloody Waste: Embodied perspectives on menstrual materials, waste and responsibility among Swedish menstruators

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Daniela Holmberg; [2021-09-02]
    Keywords : menstruation; menstruators; menstrual materials; embodied experience; waste; responsibility; sustainability; Sweden;

    Abstract : Every day, hundreds of millions of people around the world are menstruating. While questions around menstruation have gained a growing public and academic interest in recent years, which has successfully emphasized and included various perspectives, the waste dimension remains largely neglected. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Un-masking the Mask-Issue". Examining People´s Meaning-Making Processes and Risk-Cultural Norms regarding Facemasks.

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

    Author : Tim Arasimowicz; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Facemasks; Efficiency; Communication; Media diets; COVID-19; Sensemaking; Meaning-Making; Noticing; Acting; Risk Culture; Trust in Authorities; Anticipation; Accountability; Framing;

    Abstract : While most of the world quickly came to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden have mostly gone without, riding buses and metros, shopping for groceries, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls have covered up (Novus, 2021). Officials from the Swedish Public Health Authority (PHA) have repeatedly argued that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. READ MORE

  3. 3. POST-TRUTH IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE IN EUROPE: A Content Analysis of User-Driven Comments on COVID-19 Vaccination on Facebook

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tsz-Wa Yip; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Post-truth; Vaccination; COVID-19; Truth Bubbles;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to analyse the presence of post-truth characteristics in the public sphere, using the case study of the highly debated COVID-19 vaccines in Europe. Since 2016, the concept of post-truth has received increased attention in academia, particularly around the intense polarization of issues such as partisan voting, climate change, and vaccination. READ MORE

  4. 4. Digging for Common Ground : Exploring how Practitioners of Alternative Farming Methods are replicating Principles of Traditional Ecological Knowledge

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Finn Rogge; [2021]
    Keywords : Permaculture; Regenerative Agriculture; Traditional Ecological Knowledge; Global Food System; Rural Development;

    Abstract : As a result of the harmful environmental practices found within the industrial agricultural system and the various negative accompanied socioeconomic consequences to health, local livelihoods, and resilience of rural communities, there has been an increasing global interest in Alternative Food Networks (AFNs) and alternative farming practices, such as permaculture and regenerative agriculture, that envision a more environment-friendly and equitable food- and agricultural system. At the same time, the potential of Indigenous woldviews and knowledges, such as Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), to introduce more environment-friendly land use practices and to reshape our understanding of nature becomes more publicly, but also scientifically acknowledged in the management of natural resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kan Campylobacter överföras via hönsägg?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Jeremy Rocchio; [2021]
    Keywords : Campylobacter jejuni; ägg; höns; kyckling; överlevnad; överföring;

    Abstract : Campylobacterios är den vanligaste rapporterade orsaken till magtarminfektion hos människor i såväl Sverige som övriga Europa och USA. Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni är den underart som oftast orsakar sjukdom. Sjukdomen orsakar stora ekonomiska kostnader för samhället varje år. READ MORE