Essays about: "Transnationalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the word Transnationalism.

  1. 1. Transnational Experiences of Ugandan Students in Gothenburg, Sweden; Challenges and Adaptation strategies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Catherine Suubi Kayonga; [2021-02-05]
    Keywords : Transnationalism; adaptation; Ugandan students; cultural differences; coping mechanisms;

    Abstract : The aim of this qualitative study was to explore the transnational experiences of Ugandan students in Gothenburg; Sweden. The focus was to understand how cultural differences affect the academic and social life of these students, the ways in which they adapt to the new host country Sweden, challenges they might have encountered and how they have managed to overcome them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Justification for Transnational Environmental Civil Disobedience

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Linus Håkansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Civil Disobedience; Climate Change; John Rawls; Political Obligation; Transnationalism;

    Abstract : The following essay argues that Transnational Civil Disobedience may be justified when it is applied to questions relating to global climate change. Civil Disobedience as a politically motivated form of lawbreaking posits questions regarding political obligation and citizenship and such questions are amplified when applied to the transnational level. READ MORE

  3. 3. "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

  4. 4. Dancing Samba in Sweden : A study on transnational cultural expression

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Nordiska Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Evelina Gaizauskaite; [2021]
    Keywords : Samba; Dance; Brazil; Transnationalism; Corporeality; Cultural expression; Sweden;

    Abstract : In Sweden, samba - the popular Brazilian dance (and music genre), that has been named the“national rhythm” - is very widely known and practiced. This case study envelops questions about national cultures, cultural embodiment in dance, as well as cross-border relations. READ MORE

  5. 5. SUPPORTING HONG KONG FROM A DISTANCE An interview study with members of the Hong Kong diaspora in Sweden on their transnational engagement towards the Hong Kong protest movement of 2019-2020

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Mattias Bergsten; [2020-10-08]
    Keywords : transnationalism; diaspora; Hong Kong protest movement of 2019-2020; ; Sweden; remittances; social spheres; semi-structured interviews;

    Abstract : In the summer of 2019, Hong Kong experienced a challenging and turbulent uprising that pushed the city to the verge of revolution. The aim of this study is to investigate transnational engagement amongst members of the Hong Kong diaspora in Sweden. READ MORE