Essays about: "Socio-Economic Inequality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words Socio-Economic Inequality.

  1. 1. Colombia’s Socio-Economic Stratification System : An urbanisation policy that causes intergroup conflict?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Emil Pålsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Urbanisation; Segregation; Inequality; Social Identity; Intergroup Conflict; Peaceful Coexistence; Bogotá; Colombia; SDG 10;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanisation is a global phenomenon on the rise. If managed poorly by the cities affected, it may lead to, e.g. segregation, air pollution and civil unrest. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leadership, Voice, and Visibility Strengthening African women’s voice and representation: A case study of the African Women Development Fund’s social justice writing workshop for women writers.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Amba Mpoke-Bigg; [2020]
    Keywords : social justice; storytelling; representation; communication; development;

    Abstract : Despite recent gains in areas such as school attendance and literacy, the struggle for women’s rights and equality in Africa remains constant. Alongside the socio-economic barriers holding down millions of women, is the fight against the gender bias and stereotyping which puts women in the backseat of decision-making, policy-driving, or leadership roles. READ MORE

  3. 3. A global issue: Gender-based violence. A study on the main trends and discourses of articles, reports and literature on Gender-based violence, with a specific focus on violence against women

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Malin Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender-based violence; Violence against women; Attitudes; Language and gender; Culture and gender;

    Abstract : Introduction/purpose: GBV is considered a complex field, partly due to the differences in interpretations and understandings of what GBV is and why it exists (including factors such as culture, social status, politics and structures in society), and partly because of its sensitive nature. The purpose of this study is to identify trends and discourses in articles, reports and literature on GBV and thus also potential shortcomings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental Inequality and Access to Public Parks : A Qualitative Study from Rome

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för beteendevetenskap och lärande

    Author : Flavia Rossi Jost; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental Inequality; Environmental Justice; Urban green spaces; Access to public parks; Italy;

    Abstract : Despite the directions of regulatory agencies, that prompt a sufficient provision of green spaces in the urban context, research claims that the access to parks depends on the Socio-Economic-Status (SES) of the inhabitants of the city. Therefore, the uneven access to the green areas, known as Environmental Inequality, has been recognised as an Environmental Injustice. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Transformative Potential of the Right to the City : An Analysis of the Potential Contribution of the Right to the City in Formulating a Human Rights Response to Urban Socio-Economic Inequalities

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

    Author : Ramindu Perera; [2019]
    Keywords : The Right to the City; Human Rights and inequality; Urbanization; Urban inequalities; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The demographic patterns in developing countries have significantly changed in the recent few decades due to the impact of urbanization. The urbanization process has created new challenges; and the enormous divide between haves and have nots has become a defining feature of contemporary urban spaces. READ MORE