Essays about: "Social Sciences"

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  1. 1. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

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

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  2. 2. The use-impact relationship of outdoor-tourism in Denmark : how the Tourism Carrying Capacity can develop tourism instead of keeping it on lock

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Solveig Elisabeth Reichert; [2020]
    Keywords : tourism management; destination development; environmental planning; tourism impact; sustainability; outdoor-tourism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With the ever increased focus on sustainability and not least the focus on sustainability in the tourism industry this thesis has critically investigated the suitability of the Tourism Carrying Capacity method in a Danish outdoor-tourism context. The research found that there are considerable limitations and challenges to implementing a TCC approach in Denmark, and even if implemented, legally, culturally and practically circumstances would challenge a proper and successful completion of a TCC approach too. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Politics of Sensitivity: Sub-Saharan Migration as an Algerian Field of Practice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Linda el-Naggar; [2020]
    Keywords : Sub-Saharan Migration; Practice; Multilateralism; Civil Society; Agency; Power; Algeria; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite Algeria’s status as a transit and a destination for sub-Saharan migrants, there is no official migration policy in the country. This study explores how state and non-state actors construct a distinct field of practice of sub-Saharan migration in the vacuum of a missing formulated Algerian migration policy. READ MORE

  4. 4. An oasis for students : investigating the potential co-benefits of schoolyard redesign for climate adaptation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Aimée Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability science; urban heat island; schoolyard greening; education; youth participation; children; health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to climate change and the urban heat island effect, urban areas face increasing heat stress, a change that has severe consequences on human health. While the need for climate adaptation is pressing, the impact of climate adaptation projects on other sectors also needs to be carefully examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE