Essays about: "Socioeconomic status"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 essays containing the words Socioeconomic status.

  1. 1. Age-disparate Partnerships and Socioeconomic Status - a study on HIV risk for adolescent girls and young women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Beatrice Holgersson; Iina Ojala; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : Socioeconomic status; HIV; Age disparate partnership; Adolescent girls young women; 90-90-90 treatment targets;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between socioeconomic status and age-disparate partnerships for adolescent girls and young women aged 15-24 in KwaZulu-Natal. Age-disparate partnering is defined as engaging in a sexual partnership with a partner five years older or more. READ MORE

  2. 2. Temporal trends and socioeconomic differences in alcohol use and drunkenness among Swedish adolescents

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Christoffer Åkesson; [2020]
    Keywords : Adolescence; alcohol use; drunkenness; socioeconomic status; trends; HBSC; Sweden.;

    Abstract : This study examined temporal trends and socioeconomic differences in alcohol use and drunkenness among Swedish 15-year-old students between 2001/02 and 2017/18. Data were obtained from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study conducted in 2001/02, 2005/06, 2009/10, 2013/14 and 2017/18 (n ≈ 1500/year). READ MORE

  3. 3. Disability risk disparity among the immigrant population in the United States, 2009-2018

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Wooseong Kim; [2020]
    Keywords : Disability; Health inequality; Immigration; Immigrant health disparity; Social Sciences; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis attempts to examine the relationship between immigrant generation status and disability risk in the US. The difference in disability risk, resulting from a series of chronic health conditions, is one of the major indicators of health disparities among immigrants which contribute to persistent ethnic/racial stratification of health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Participation and inclusiveness in process and design : a case study of the urban upgrading of two parks in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Emma Johannesson; Maria Östlund; [2020]
    Keywords : public space; public participation; inclusive; Sri Lanka; urban upgrading;

    Abstract : Who is included and has the right to shape public spaces is constantly contested through power struggles and expressions of politics and culture, where conflicting interests shape urban development. The public’s right to engage in the decision-making that affects different aspects of their lives has led to that public participation is now often seen as an important part of a democratic society. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Role of Defense Mechanisms in Willy Loman's Character : A Freudian and Marxist Analysis of Death of a Salesman

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Maya Noras; [2020]
    Keywords : Repression; Projection; Frustration; Defense mechanisms; Marxism; The American Dream;

    Abstract : The field of psychoanalysis makes it possible to make an in-depth study of the protagonist in the play Death of a Salesman. After performing such an analysis, this paper suggests that Willy suffers from mental illness and that he is obsessed with living the American Dream. READ MORE