Essays about: "Social standards"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 353 essays containing the words Social standards.

  1. 1. Formal Foster Care in Ghana; The Experiences and Perceptions of Foster Children and Foster Parents

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Tabitha Naa Akuyea Addy; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : Formal Foster Care; Belonging; Foster Care Agency; Ghana;

    Abstract : This paper reports on an exploratory qualitative study of seven (7) foster children and four (4) foster parents in formal foster care in Ghana using in depth semi structured- interviews. The sample was selected purposively from placements by a foster care agency and the Department of Social Welfare in Ghana. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hybridization of the Self, Colonial Discourse and the Deconstruction of Value Systems : A Postcolonial Literary Theory Perspective of Literature inculpating Colonialism

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Brian Burns; [2021]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Postcolonial Literary Theory; Hybridization; Walker; Malouf; Phillips; Achebe; Freud; Nietzsche; Bhabha; Siad; McLeod; Barry;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to provide a perspective on literature inculpating colonialism using postcolonial literary theory and method. The subject material incorporates four novels studied during the literature modules for the English course at Högskolan Gävle (HIG). READ MORE

  3. 3. Consumption of sustainable food products : A study of the Sustainable purchase perception matrix and Sustainable lead consumers; A life cycle assessment of BäR smoothie

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Cecilia Melén; Mirea Wolff; [2021]
    Keywords : Compromise; Confidence; WTP; PCE; Sustainable lead consumer; Sustainability marketing; Scepticism; Life cycle assessment; LCA; Environmental impact; Global warming; Eutrophication; Primary energy use; Smoothie; Kompromiss; Självförtroende; WTP; PCE; Hållbar marknadsföring; Skepticism; Livscykelanalys; LCA; Miljöpåverkan; Global uppvärmning; Övergödning; Primärenergianvändning; Smoothie;

    Abstract : Part 1 The scientific community has identified an attitude-action gap for demographic and psychographic variables when studying sustainable purchase behaviour. By focusing on what happens during the purchase instead of the purchaser, this cross-sectional study aims to understand sustainable purchase behaviour when consumers purchase sustainable food. READ MORE

  4. 4. "If I do not provide for my family, who else will?" : A qualitative study on motives behind remittances and the impact it has on Iraqi and Somali migrants in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Hodan Abdi; Meysa Ati; [2021]
    Keywords : Remittances; Transnationalism; Motives; and Swedish Migrants;

    Abstract : According to the World Bank’s (2019) latest Migration and Development Brief, remittances to low and middle-income countries reached a record high in 2018. This study examines Swedish migrants’ motives behind remittances and their experience with the social and economic impact of sending remittances. READ MORE

  5. 5. Yoga in prison. A progressive development for prison health and rehabilitation?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Emma Louise Caitlin Pettifor; [2021]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Drawing together the right to health in prison, and the understanding that yoga has numerous positive impacts on health, this paper explores the potential for using yoga as a way to improve prison conditions and experience from a human rights perspective. Secondary literature is used to answer two research questions: whether yoga is an appropriate and effective tool for realising international health standards in prisons and whether yoga is an appropriate and effective tool for rehabilitation in prisons. READ MORE