Essays about: "Social Practice Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 357 essays containing the words Social Practice Theory.

  1. 1. Now you see it, now you don’t - A literature-based study on identifying normative whiteness in relation to structural racism and social determinants of health

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för medicin

    Author : Laura Voutilainen; [2019-08-01]
    Keywords : whiteness; critical race and whiteness studies; social determinants of health; public health; structural racism; vithet; kritiska ras- och vithetsstudier; hälsans sociala bestämningsfaktorer; folkhälsovetenskap; strukturell rasism;

    Abstract : Bakgrund: Strukturell rasism betraktas alltmer som en central faktor för skillnader i hälsans sociala bestämningsfaktorer. Att eliminera sådana strukturer kan därmed ses som ett centralt mål för att nå jämlik hälsa för alla med lika villkor. Rollen av normativ vithet har dock inte ännu betraktats som en faktor inom folkhälsoområdet. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Are the Swedish police racially biased? A study about potential racial profiling by Swedish Police Authority

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Behnam Nofar; [2019]
    Keywords : Racial profiling; Sweden; US; Swedish Police Authority; Roma register; Kalla Fakta; internal immigration control; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Racial profiling is something that has been occurring in different contexts and countries for decades. When discussing the topic, it usually refers to the police authority conducting direct or indirect racial profiling of individuals who seem suspicious or that have foreign appearance compared to the native population. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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