Essays about: "Social sciences"

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  1. 1. Freedom seekers in paradise - Investigating the relationship between Swedish remote workers in Lisbon and the local population

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

    Author : Adam Bergman; [2023]
    Keywords : Lifestyle Migration; Digital Nomads; Expats; Remote work; Gentrification; Lisbon; Portugal; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this research study, which has focused on Swedish lifestyle migrants in Lisbon (Portugal), the attitude towards the phenomenon of lifestyle migration has been investigated more deeply. Lifestyle migration is an academic concept that describes the people who are relatively privileged and who move to a cheaper country to improve their quality of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Using a GIS to enable an economic, land use and energy output comparison between small wind powered turbines and large-scale wind farms: the case of Oslo, Norway.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Colin Potter; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Wind power; Renewable energy sources; urban wind energy; urban areas; planning; vertical axis wind turbines; comparative studies; urban integrated energy systems; Oslo; Roan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Responding to an identified knowledge gap, the study aims to determine if smaller wind turbines located on top of existing urban buildings are more resource efficient (land utilization and economically) than large scale wind farms. To answer this question, using a GIS, the resource efficiency of the Roan wind farm in Northern Norway was compared to a theoretical modeled installation of small-scale wind turbines on top of buildings within a 2km radius study zone in central Oslo. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unseen but Not Unheard: A Qualitative Study on Social Workers in Illinois, USA, That Work with Children Who Witness Domestic Violence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Mei Johnson Petri; [2023]
    Keywords : Domestic Violence; Children Witnessing Violence; Social Work; Human Needs; Coping; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : According to a previous study on domestic violence, in homes where violence occurs, 90 percent of children witness the abuse that takes place. The aim of this study is to understand how witnessing domestic violence affects children. READ MORE

  4. 4. Den kriminella ungdomen, ansvaret och åtgärderna - En kritisk diskursanalys av några mediers syn på ungdomskriminalitet

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Khadra Hussein Saeed; Felicia Torres; [2023]
    Keywords : Media; discourse; crime; youth; juvenile delinquency; measures; critical discourse analysis; social constructivism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2022, juvenile delinquency has been extensively debated in Sweden. Young people as a group are the most criminally active and it is natural to focus on this group in the discussion of crime. The media has the power in spreading knowledge and influencing the public's view and perception of social problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life of one's own: negotiating homosexuality with the family and party-state in China

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

    Author : Daiyi Chen; [2023]
    Keywords : tongzhi; homosexuality; family; party-state; individualization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current study explores the process of how tongzhi, namely the homosexual men in China, who works for the party-state negotiates homosexuality with the family and the party-state in China. Under the background of the individualization of Chinese society, tongzhi has been pursuing to liberate homosexuality while encountering oppression from the family and the party-state. READ MORE