Essays about: "Social Sciences"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 4298 essays containing the words Social Sciences.

  1. 16. Barriers and facilitators to participate in physical activity for children and adolescents with Cerebral Palsy: A systematic literature review from 2009-2019

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Lotte Sophie Moes; [2020]
    Keywords : Cerebral Palsy; participation; physical activity; barriers; facilitators;

    Abstract : Background: Children and adolescents with Cerebral Palsy [CP] are not as physically active as their typically developing peers, which contributes to reduced physical fitness. Previous studies about participating in physical activity [PA] and disability in general have identified barriers and facilitators. READ MORE

  2. 17. Peruvian Trainee Teachers as Mestizas. Pedagogies of Tolerance and Respect Towards Gay and Lesbian People

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Magrith Mena Portocarrero; [2020]
    Keywords : Tolerance; Respect; Standpoint theory; Gay; Lesbian; Engaged pedagogy; Mestiza consciousness; Nos otras; Gender binary discourse; Border crossing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Given the polarized political context in Peru that was provoked by the inclusion of LGTBIQ+ identities in the official school curriculum, this study analyzes the meanings that students of pedagogy in Lima ascribe to tolerance and respect towards gay and lesbian people, and how these meanings inform their pedagogical practices. Based on two focus groups and eight individual interviews grounded in standpoint theory, this study engages in a dialogue with the work of Wendy Brown regarding tolerance. READ MORE

  3. 18. Expertise and Performative Legitimation in Consumer-led Governance Initiatives: - A Case Study of GoodWeave India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Arthur Joseph Kearney; [2020]
    Keywords : Performativity; Legitimation; Child-Labour; GoodWeave; Neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The following thesis is an attempt to critically analyse the legitimation claims of Private Transnational Governance (PTGs) initiatives targeting child labour in the Indian carpet belt. Drawing upon the concept of performativity, the research will seek to problematize the tendency to perceive legitimacy in the myopic sense of quantifiable ‘inputs’ and ‘outputs’. READ MORE

  4. 19. Rethinking Resilience: Can Dikes Save Korsør from Drowning?

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

    Author : Vernisa Dedic; [2020]
    Keywords : Korsør; Halsskov; Slagelse Kommune; Denmark; resilience; strategy; flood resilience robustness; adaptability; transformability; flood-risk management; flooding; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2006, the city of Korsør in Slagelse Municipality in Denmark experienced the worst storm surge recorded in history. In order to prevent greater damage of buildings and sensitive infrastructures in the future, dikes and evacuation procedures have been brought up for discussion. READ MORE

  5. 20. Achieving the 2030 Agenda: Can Development Finance Institutions Make the Impossible Possible? Empirical Analysis of the Relationship of Rule of Law and the Mobilization of Private Investments through Development Finance Institutions towards the 2030 Agenda

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

    Author : Marian Sandro Valentin Wittenberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Development Finance Institutions; Sustainable Development Goals; mobilization of private investments; rule of law; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : According to recent estimates, the implementation of the 2030 Agenda requires additional investments of USD 2.5 trillion USD per year. Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) are designed to be one of the key players in mobilizing the required investments from the private sector. READ MORE