Essays about: "South Africa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 538 essays containing the words South Africa.

  1. 1. Masculinity and HIV The impact of men’s masculinities on risky behaviour in Umgungundlovu district, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Ronald Byaruhanga; [2020-01-31]
    Keywords : HIV and AIDS; Masculinity; Risky behaviour.;

    Abstract : This study aimed at exploring the relationship between masculinities and HIV and AIDS. In so doing, the study sought to provide a thorough understanding of whether specific masculine identities influence men to indulge in unsafe sexual practices in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. READ MORE

  2. 2. SAVE KORTEDALA LIBRARY Gendering Practices in Urban Activism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Magdalena Myhreld; [2020-01-07]
    Keywords : Urban movemenst; Gender performativity; Neoliberalism; Neighborhood activism; Libraries;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to discuss conditions for urban activism, through looking at the interest group Save Kortedala Library and its gendering practices. The aim was furthermore to examine the role Kortedala Library plays for the community as well as to relate Save Kortedala Library to a larger context of resistance to neoliberalism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intersecting Oppressions of Migrant Domestic Workers : (In)Securities of Female Migration to Lebanon

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Janine Gunzelmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Gendered Migration; Migrant Domestic Workers; Intersectionality; Lebanon;

    Abstract : This Master’s thesis explores the intersection of powers that create (in)secure female migration to Lebanon. It contributes to a growing literature corpus about the lives of women, originating from South/ South-East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, who migrate to Lebanon to work in the domestic work sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Day Zero: Communicating the water crisis in Cape Town, 2015-2018 : A qualitative study about the communication during the water crisis and how the public responded to the messages

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för miljö- och livsvetenskaper (from 2013)

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Water; water crisis; communication; South Africa; Day Zero; water use; Vatten; vattenkris; kommunikation; Sydafrika; Day Zero; vattenanvändning;

    Abstract : Stigande urbanisering och större befolkningar har ökat trycket på städer och deras förmågor att förse alla med de vardagstjänster som städerna vanligtvis har kapacitet att erbjuda. Att förse alla med dricksvatten är något som har blivit en utmaning då vattenanvändningen har stigit samtidigt som vattentillgången varierar beroende på nederbörd, och potentiellt minskat på grund av klimatförändringarna. READ MORE

  5. 5. South Africa – an emerging power? : A qualitative text analysis of South Africa’s role in the international system

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Linnea Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : South Africa; dimensions of power; great powers; emerging powers; middle powers; small powers;

    Abstract : Despite a comprehensive research of South Africa’s power status, the available literature does not provide a satisfactory explanation of whether South Africa is an emerging power or not. Countries in the Global South with a vigorous economic growth are often offhandedly assigned an emerging power status. READ MORE