Essays about: "Trends"

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  1. 1. Recruiting Cyclists in Uppsala: Why do exchange students cycle?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sims Meyer-Rodrigues; [2019]
    Keywords : Cycling; Social Practice Theory; Recruitment; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The current trend of emissions from the transport sector is unsustainable. To increase cycling mitigates these emissions, while also actively promoting health and alleviating congestion within cities. READ MORE

  2. 2. "...life had been lived" : Gender performance and woman objectification in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för didaktik och lärares praktik (DLP)

    Author : Lucia Hera Culda; [2019]
    Keywords : gender performance; Butler; postcolonialism; Roy;

    Abstract : This essay investigates women’s situation at home and in society, in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things, from a gender performance perspective. The essay also explores the pedagogical implications of using the novel in the EFL classroom. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vegetation phenology derived using the plant phenology index and the normalized difference vegetation index for the Balkan peninsula, south-eastern Europe

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Aleksandra Ivanova; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography; ecosystem analysis; phenology; vegetation; climate change; remote sensing; plant phenology index; PPI; timesat; Balkan peninsula; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study analyses the performance of the satellite derived Plant Phenology Index (PPI) against the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) for estimating start of season (SOS) and end of season (EOS) of vegetation growth in part of the Balkan Peninsula, Southeastern Europe (2000 – 2016). Results revealed that PPI and NDVI differ considerably; SOS and EOS may diverge by more than one month between the two indices. READ MORE

  4. 4. Digital gender divide and empowering women in the digital age : A critical approach in Iranian society

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Behshid Hosami; [2019]
    Keywords : Developing countries; Iran; digital gender divide; technology; Internet and ICTs; education; cultural norms; women’s role;

    Abstract : Gender plays an important role in access to the ICTs and Internet. Even when both genders have almost equal access to the ICTs and online services, or similar literacy rates, women have a lower rate in technology related education, employment, income, and in social activities than men. READ MORE

  5. 5. An analysis of the #AidToo movement on Twitter: What impacts can a hashtag achieve on sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Natacha Cornaz; [2019]
    Keywords : #AidToo; #MeToo; aid; online activism; safeguarding; SEA; sexual exploitation and abuse; social movements; Twitter;

    Abstract : Abuses and sexual misconduct have been present in the aid sector for decades. In 2013, a UN investigation declared sexual exploitation and abuse the most significant risk to UN peacekeeping missions. Nevertheless, the culture of impunity and hypocrisy still prevails in the aid sector. READ MORE