Essays about: "Peru"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 125 essays containing the word Peru.

  1. 1. A hidden (re)connection is stronger than an obvious one : ‘the arts’ of channeling social learning in Southern marginalized communities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Parren Douglas Fountain; [2020]
    Keywords : art sustainability science; marginalized communities; social learning; environmental change; transformations; framing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Marginalized communities in Southern contexts are among those most vulnerable to the effects of our drastically changing climate and environmental systems. Therefore, pathways leading to the transformation of our unsustainable systems, structures, and behaviors affecting these communities must be explored. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bracing for the inevitable: An exploratory multi-case study of local climate change adaptation plans

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Mariana De La Luz Sanchez Vargas; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; adaptive planning; resilience; local government; intersectionality; equity; justice; fairness; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Vulnerability to climate change and the capacity to adapt to it are the result of intersecting power structures, system dynamics, and social identity markers otherwise known as intersectionality; and thus, differ greatly between contexts. However, despite the stark contextual differences between small and metropolitan cities, and lower and higher income countries, the policy and study of climate change adaptive planning has often focused on capital cities and technocratic solutions as a default blueprint for adaptation processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Peruvian Trainee Teachers as Mestizas. Pedagogies of Tolerance and Respect Towards Gay and Lesbian People

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Magrith Mena Portocarrero; [2020]
    Keywords : Tolerance; Respect; Standpoint theory; Gay; Lesbian; Engaged pedagogy; Mestiza consciousness; Nos otras; Gender binary discourse; Border crossing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Given the polarized political context in Peru that was provoked by the inclusion of LGTBIQ+ identities in the official school curriculum, this study analyzes the meanings that students of pedagogy in Lima ascribe to tolerance and respect towards gay and lesbian people, and how these meanings inform their pedagogical practices. Based on two focus groups and eight individual interviews grounded in standpoint theory, this study engages in a dialogue with the work of Wendy Brown regarding tolerance. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Ayahuasca Experience: A Phenomenological Study of Tourists in Iquitos, Peru

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

    Author : Jesse Wasson; [2020]
    Keywords : social anthropology; phenomenology; ayahuasca; ritual healing; Peru; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Yearly thousands travel from around the globe to Peru to participate in the ceremonial consumption of ayahuasca under the guidance of a shaman. The brew stimulates a psychedelic state in users that triggers hallucinations, powerful emotional responses,and severe physical reactions, all of which are codified into ritual practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Poverty reduction and agricultural change in Peru: the role of trade

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Raisa Maria Rubio Cordova; [2020]
    Keywords : poverty; trade; Peru; trade liberalisation; informality.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the last decades Peru, one of the top performing countries in Latin America, experienced a dramatic reduction in poverty. The set of structural reforms implemented by Peru during the mid-90s included trade liberalisation which implied a drastic reduction of tariffs on highly protected sectors, and particularly, in agriculture where most poor Peruvians work, and Free Trade Agreements. READ MORE