Essays about: "Social Constructionism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 essays containing the words Social Constructionism.

  1. 1. Masculinity and HIV The impact of men’s masculinities on risky behaviour in Umgungundlovu district, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Ronald Byaruhanga; [2020-01-31]
    Keywords : HIV and AIDS; Masculinity; Risky behaviour.;

    Abstract : This study aimed at exploring the relationship between masculinities and HIV and AIDS. In so doing, the study sought to provide a thorough understanding of whether specific masculine identities influence men to indulge in unsafe sexual practices in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing Strategic Entrepreneurship in SMEs : Top Managers Engaging in Advantage-Seeking and Opportunity-Seeking

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Jacqueline Scharunge; Anna-Catherina Franziska Puth; [2020]
    Keywords : Strategic Entrepreneurship; Top Manager; SME; Performance-seeking; Opportunity-seeking; Entrepreneurial Orientation;

    Abstract : Background: Small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) are major contributors to wealth,economy as well as society. In today’s uncertain times, the challenge for SMEs’ top managerslies in choosing the right strategic approach to generate a competitive advantage and wealth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Piercing the Veil of Reality Production : Examining the Impact of Discursive Practices within the Media with the Example of the German Hijab Debate.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Religionssociologi

    Author : Carlotta Mezger; [2020]
    Keywords : Hijab Debate; Reality Construction; Public Discourse; Critical Discourse Analysis; Social Constructionism; Kopftuchdebatte;

    Abstract : While reality is something experienced as an a priori condition, it is in fact constructed by many interlinked parameters of existence. This analysis aims to dissect the reality parameters determined by the media, examined with the example of the German hijab debate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preventive adaptation strategies within disaster management – how humanitarian actors address climate-related challenges

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Angela Antoni; Kerstin Niggl; [2020]
    Keywords : humanitarian; disaster management; climate change; challenges; adaptation;

    Abstract : Background: Climate change is a significant factor shaping the planet and changing the pattern of disasters which leads to direct and indirect consequences. The result is a huge amount of affected people who rely on humanitarian aid. The satisfaction of this need is the responsibility of disaster management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Drug Practitioners' Perspectives of Roles within a UK and Swedish Drug Treatment Service

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för socialt arbete och kriminologi

    Author : Alistair Waterhouse; [2020]
    Keywords : Drug treatment; policies; practice; social constructionism;

    Abstract : This research study aims to draw comparisons on similarities and differences in how drug treatment practitioners perceive and conduct their therapeutic roles working in UK and Swedish drug treatment services. Previous research shows that global ideologies influence national policies that then influence drug treatment practitioners in how they conduct their work. READ MORE