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  1. 1. "Can you help me top-up my mobile data?"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kadesiree Thossaphonpaisan; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : migrant domestic workers; virtual mobility; Facebook; gendered mobility; ICTs;

    Abstract : In the globalised world, it is evident that mobile phones have the potential to empower migrant workers by making them feel more connected and providing access to information and services. Additionally, connecting to the Internet means not only social connection but also collective actions. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Balancing Act of Disclosure: Experiences of Stigma and Resistance Among Men Who Sell Sex to Men

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Linda Laura Palhamn; [2019-02-13]
    Keywords : Disclosure; MSW male sex work ; stigma; and resistance;

    Abstract : Little attention has been given in previous research to disclosure about sex work and even lessto men’s experience of disclosure about selling sex. There is a lack of understanding of thechoices behind disclosure and how men who have experiences of selling sex use disclosure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social workers with borders Finnish social workers’ perceptions of transnationalism in the practice with unaccompanied minor migrants

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anna Joutsijoki; [2019-01-31]
    Keywords : Social work; unaccompanied minor; asylum seeker; refugee; transnational migration;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper was to study the perceptions which Finnish social workers hold of transnationalism in their practice with unaccompanied minors. Seeing how they perceived it as part of the minor’s lives, how they took into consideration the transnational family ties, and how transnational was their own practice were the questions that this study intended to answer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stroller Service System : How to make customer products sustainable within the planetary boundaries - using the case product ‘stroller’, PSS and a Design Thinking approach

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Maskinkonstruktion

    Author : Gustav Thorslund; [2019]
    Keywords : Product Service System; PSS; Circular Economy; Service Design; Sustainability; Planetary Boundaries; Stroller; Design Thinking; Product Development; Wood; b2c; refurbish;

    Abstract : Physical customer products have an environmental impact, such as greenhouse gas emissions, due to the use of virgin resources from cradle-to-grave, especially when the origin of the material is from fossil resources. This thesis aims to create a circular business model, by investigating the product ‘stroller’ and place it in a Product Service System, where the user subscribes to the Stroller Service System. READ MORE

  5. 5. “If you take the woman from the family for only a week, everything will crumble down.” : An Ecofeminist Perspective on Social Entrepreneurship in Kenya

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Amanda Lundberg; Linnéa Lundeborg; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecofeminism; Social Entrepreneurship; Kenya; Case study; Ethnographic Study; ASAL land;

    Abstract : The Kenyan society is patriarchal, has an alarming rate of deforestation where rural farmers, especially women, are highly affected by climate change. There is little research on companies operating in dry areas with a mission to address poverty, ecology and women. READ MORE