Essays about: "Policy"

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  1. 1. Social Impacts of Climate Change on Women’s Health in Belize

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Mathilda Jerenius; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : Climate change; health; women; social work; public health;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether climate change affects women’s health in Belize, and if so, how. Belize, being a low-lying coastline country is prone to suffer from repercussions of climate change. The data was collected by conducting four focus group discussions with female participants in four rural villages in Belize. READ MORE

  2. 2. Industry Classification and The Relationship between Profitability and Competition: A Study of The US Manufacturing Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Oleksandr Baranov; [2019-09-25]
    Keywords : Profitability; Competition; Industry Classification; Manufacturing; Antitrust; Monopolistic Competition; Oligopoly; Herfindahl-Hirschman Index; Concentration Ratio; Market Share;

    Abstract : This paper examines how the relationship between profitability and competition changes with narrowing industry classification⁠—and what implications that carries for policy makers and future antitrust laws. The sample is comprised of panel data for 1178 US manufacturing firms between 2002 and 2012, covering approximately 26% of the total market capitalization and 19% of all public businesses in the US for 2012. READ MORE

  3. 3. LANGUAGE WORK AT A SWEDISH MULTINATIONAL Employees’ Perceptions of Language Management and Policy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Katarina Honkanen; [2019-09-25]
    Keywords : Language management; Standardisation; Needs analysis; Writing guidelines;

    Abstract : This study investigates language workers’ perceptions of the implementation and possible outcomes of new guidelines aimed to increase consistency in communication. A needs analysis establishes both present and target levels of consistency in the company’s written communication. READ MORE

  4. 4. Poverty in a Rich Country - A Case Study on the Perception of Poverty in Japan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kotoe Mimura; [2019-09-20]
    Keywords : poverty; Japan; self-responsibility; undeserving poor; perception of poverty; individualization of poverty; discourse; inequality;

    Abstract : Since the economic recession in Japan in the 1990s, there has been a rapid increase in inequality. Along with the recession which was accompanied by the increase of aging population, the introduction of a new employment policy backed by neoliberal economy has been contributing to the growth of inequality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aligning Fortress Europe with the Rainbow? The Securitization of Migration and LGBTI Asylum Seekers in the European Union.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Celia Keller Martínez; [2019-09-17]
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    Abstract : The increase of migration into the European Union, which peaked during the 2015humanitarian crisis of refugees, has raised concerns about security within nationalist politicaldiscourse across the EU. European right-wing populist discourse revolves around a perceivedthreat to national and European culture and identity, pushing adamantly for restrictions inmigration policy, and black-marking asylum seekers as hostile actors. READ MORE