Essays about: "Social Sciences"

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  1. 1. THE ROAD FROM SALZBURG Translating European principles of Doctoral Education to local contexts

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karl-Fredrik Ahlmark; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : doctoral education; knowledge economy; Salzburg principles; Original research; employment market needs; translation; CUDOS mores; post-academic science; mode 1 and mode 2 production of knowledge;

    Abstract : The aim of this study has been to investigate in what ways directors of doctoral education navigate and translate doctoral education norms from the European level to local contexts. In focus are the two norms of original research and wider labour market needs, enshrined in the Salzburg principles, adopted by the European University Association. READ MORE

  2. 2. Young women’s perceptions on safety in public spaces of Mumbai: negotiating the risk of sexual harassment and challenging patriarchy by transcending victimhood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Anni-Elina Vänskä; [2019]
    Keywords : sexual violence; street harassment; Mumbai; public safety; patriarchy; gender roles; India; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis draws on ten in-depth interviews in order to analyze young and educated, middle-class women’s perceptions on public safety in Mumbai, regarding the risk of sexual harassment. It focuses on the ways these women negotiate with risk and the patriarchal norms of women’s appropriate behavior in public spaces, further, examines how these women address their oppression and act in order to empower themselves and other women. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of Authenticity in Anxiety, Depression and Quality of Life: An exploratory Cross-sectional study.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Loke Blomgren; Johan Strååht; [2019]
    Keywords : Authenticity; depression; anxiety; health-related quality of life; life satisfaction; adult romantic attachment; reflective functioning; mentalisation; insight.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between authenticity and symptoms of anxiety and depression as well as health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) and life satisfaction in the context of the theoretically related constructs of adult romantic attachment, reflective functioning and insight in a convenience sample of Swedish adults. One hundred and ninety-one participants were recruited from various sources through a convenience sampling method. READ MORE

  4. 4. Work is where my bike is. Identifying windows of opportunity for bike commuting in the heart of Germany’s car industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sandra Seethaler; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Behaviour Analysis; Bike Communiting; Sustainable Mobility; Transport Planning; Germany; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Germany, country of diesel bans and postponed climate goals, the region of Baden-Württemberg, as the heart of the country’s car industry, faces especial challenges. Due to its highly car-oriented transport system and topographical structure, the region is notorious for some of the country’s worst air quality levels. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Adaptation of Communication Professional Roles to Organizational Complexity During Change Situations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : David Gil Garcia; [2019]
    Keywords : change communication; organizational change; sensemaking; institutionalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Scholars discuss about the importance of processes of communication in which all stakeholders actively participate influencing the constitution and development of change and organizations. However, communication professionals struggle to em-brace these assumptions and modify their roles and practices in these complex set-tings. READ MORE