Essays about: "Social capital"

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  1. 1. POCKETS OF WEAKNESS IN HIGH-CAPACITY STATES Migrant Labour Exploitation in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Po-Ts’an Goh; [2019-09-16]
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    Abstract : This thesis explores the uneven reach of a high-capacity state over societal actors. Infrastructural power is the aspect of state capacity that determines how far a bureaucracycan reach into a society. The limited reach over certain societal actors illustrates the variedability of a state’s radiating institutions to regulate social relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distributing ‘learning’ for everyone, everywhere

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hilla Aaltio; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Finnish education export; neoliberalism in education; equity discourses; equality discourses;

    Abstract : During the past decades, global education policies and practices have experienced a neoliberalturn, which has changed the discourse around education. Instead of being regarded as a publicservice, education has become loaded with expectations of effective production of the humancapital and financial profits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Labour Market Integration

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Pavez Bravo; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Labour market; economic integration; social integration; self-sufficiency; human capital; social capital; refugees; migrants; Establishment Programme; labour market policymaking; national economy; Sweden;

    Abstract : In this study, the author explores the stories of twelve refugees and their experiences after having attended the Establishment Programme, a Swedish labour market integration policy. The personal narratives and the Establishment Programme were analysed through qualitative methods; semi-structured interviews and thematic analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. How to close the circle - The role of social capital in a circular economy - A case study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Fredrika Germundsson; Mikaela Gernandt; [2019-07-08]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this case studyistoinvestigatehowacompanyutilizessocialcapitalinorder to closeloopsinitscirculareconomy.Thecirculareconomymodelhasinrecentyearsgained popularity mainly due to the rising concern surrounding the environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenges of Professional Integration: Experiences of non-EU Highly Skilled Professional Immigrants in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Joyce Awori; [2019-07-03]
    Keywords : Non-EU skilled Professional immigrants; experiences; Swedish labour market; employment; human capital; social capital and low skilled jobs;

    Abstract : Migration has been a global phenomenon. Sweden being one of the most industrious countries of Europe, with the best welfare system, Sweden has experienced considerable flow of both professional and nonprofessional immigrants. READ MORE