Essays about: "Social Practice Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 343 essays containing the words Social Practice Theory.

  1. 1. Social workers with borders Finnish social workers’ perceptions of transnationalism in the practice with unaccompanied minor migrants

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anna Joutsijoki; [2019-01-31]
    Keywords : Social work; unaccompanied minor; asylum seeker; refugee; transnational migration;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper was to study the perceptions which Finnish social workers hold of transnationalism in their practice with unaccompanied minors. Seeing how they perceived it as part of the minor’s lives, how they took into consideration the transnational family ties, and how transnational was their own practice were the questions that this study intended to answer. READ MORE

  2. 2. From theory to practice: food waste reduction strategies in literature and a case study of municipalities in Skåne, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Halley Rainer; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainability science; food waste reduction; consumer food waste; municipal food waste; municipal policy; Skåne; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Food waste is recognized as a major global issue that currently lacks sufficient political and legislative action in order to understand or address it adequately. Skåne County, Sweden’s southernmost county, has highly ambitious climate action goals, and reducing municipal food waste could help them meet these goals. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Conception of Responsibility : Experiences of and Reflections on Male Contraceptive Responsibility in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Bim Kilje; [2019]
    Keywords : contraception; male medical students; male Intern Physicians; male contraceptives; reproduction; responsibility; gender;

    Abstract : This essay examines male contraceptive responsibility in theory and practice, within the framework of experiences of existing contraceptives, as well as views on new contraceptives for men that are being researched.    In today’s Sweden, contraception is largely a female area. READ MORE

  4. 4. From global North to global South : A qualitative study about Swedish social work students' international field training in South Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA)

    Author : Miranda Hörnquist; Nicole Stula; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonial; South Africa; Field traning; Social work student; International social work; Privilege;

    Abstract : In light of globalization, international social work from global North to global South is accelerating and the emphasis from Swedish universities on international experience among students has increased. Various scholars problematize the domination of the global North as theories and practice have historically been unquestionably transformed from so-called developed to developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Recruiting Cyclists in Uppsala: Why do exchange students cycle?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sims Meyer-Rodrigues; [2019]
    Keywords : Cycling; Social Practice Theory; Recruitment; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The current trend of emissions from the transport sector is unsustainable. To increase cycling mitigates these emissions, while also actively promoting health and alleviating congestion within cities. READ MORE