Essays about: "Rio de Janeiro"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words Rio de Janeiro.

  1. 1. The right to a planned parenthood: A qualitative study of NGOs’ work to empower women’s reproductive choice in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Nadja Ivarsson; [2023-10-19]
    Keywords : contraceptive; family planning; SRHR; Brazil; Rio de Janeiro; NGOs; non-government organizations; empowerment; feminist theory;

    Abstract : Brazil is a country where the average births per woman has dropped considerably in the last 60 years- from 6.3 to 1.7. However, there are large inequalities among the people in Brazil and many still lack access to education and resources for family planning. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Excuse me, I am still here” : Designing for the Wellbeing of People With Dementia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Rosemary Andrade Lima Nerell; [2023]
    Keywords : dementia; wellbeing; design; interaction qualities; critical dementia; ECD; design; meaning-making; media and technology;

    Abstract : A growing number of studies have been addressing the use of technology in dementia care. As traditional views of society focus mostly on the symptomatic aspects of dementia, the use of technology is limited to people’s impairments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Short-Time Temporal Changes of CH4 Fluxes in Different Tropical Tree Species : In-situ research regarding methane emissions from inundation-adapted Amazonian tree species in Jardim Bot�nico do Rio de Janeiro.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Emelie Athley; [2023]
    Keywords : Methane CH4 ; environment; greenhouse gas GHG ; emission; Amazonian tree species; tropical trees; wetland; flux; CH4 emission from plants; tree mediated CH4 emission; Global CH4 budget; environmental stressors; meteorological parameters; natural CH4 emissions;

    Abstract : Methane (CH4) is guaranteed to affect climate change and is essential in rising temperatures. Scientists have known for over two decades that wetlands emit CH4 to such an extent that it affects our climate. Tropical trees that grow in wetlands tend to emit or act as a conduit of CH4, to the extent that it has a negative environmental impact. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dancing Samba in Sweden : A study on transnational cultural expression

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Nordiska Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Evelina Gaizauskaite; [2021]
    Keywords : Samba; Dance; Brazil; Transnationalism; Corporeality; Cultural expression; Sweden;

    Abstract : In Sweden, samba - the popular Brazilian dance (and music genre), that has been named the“national rhythm” - is very widely known and practiced. This case study envelops questions about national cultures, cultural embodiment in dance, as well as cross-border relations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Digital Currency and Basic Income – the Development Strategy of the Future? : A case study of social currency, basic income and local business in Maricá, Rio de Janeiro

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Izabella Martins Grapengiesser; [2021]
    Keywords : social currency; community banks; the Palmas model; basic income; solidarity economy; Maricá; Rio de Janeiro; oil revenues; local development; Mumbuca;

    Abstract : This study is based on interviews with local business owners in the Brazilian municipality of Maricá, Rio deJaneiro, conducted in November 2021. The municipality receives royalties from the rich oil reserves that werefound in the bottom of the pre-salt area of the Atlantic Ocean, and has implemented a basic income programcalled Renda Básica de Cidadania (RBC). READ MORE