Essays about: "Venezuela"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the word Venezuela.

  1. 1. Will Beauty Save the World? A historical context study of the Miss Venezuela pageant as a conceivable contributor to communication for development.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jassir de Windt; [2019]
    Keywords : celebrity beauty queens; beauty with a purpose; communication for development; cultural identity; national identity; popular culture; race and class; internationalisation; economic transnationalism; social norms of beauty; representation women; social change; Celebrity-Development nexus; Venezuela; historical context; qualitative research;

    Abstract : In recent years, old-hand development scholars, in the category of Dan Brockington, have expressed their concern over academia’s neglect of the significance of celebrities in the field. As has been the case of an outturn hereof, namely beauty pageants. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Patterns of Democratic Backsliding : A systematic comparison of Hungary, Turkey and Venezuela

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Oscar Agestam; [2018]
    Keywords : Democratic Backsliding; Liberal Democracy; Hungary; Turkey; Venezuela;

    Abstract : This dissertation attempts to answer the research question on whether there is a common pattern of democratic backsliding. Levitsky and Ziblatt’s theoretical model of democratic backsliding is utilized as the guiding theory. The theory suggests that Democratic Backsliding has three stages where different goals are attempted to be achieved. READ MORE

  3. 3. Export, FDI and Economic Growth in Mercosur: The causal relationship and effect of trade liberalisation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sofia Lundgren; [2018]
    Keywords : Export; foreign direct investment; economic growth; Mercosur; Granger Causality test; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Researchers agree that there exist a close connection between export, foreign direct investment and economic growth, still they do not agree about the causal relationships between them. Latin America has over the last decades faced several economic crises. READ MORE

  4. 4. VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHY: UNDERSTANDING VENEZUELA’S HUMANITARIAN DISASTER THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : DAVID FRANCISCO CASTRO-PEÑA; [2018]
    Keywords : Venezuela; humanitarian disaster; crisis; emergency; food; medicine; shortages; hunger; violence; quality of life; visual ethnography; photography; photo-elicitation; thick description;

    Abstract : Venezuela faces today an unprecedented social and political collapse that extends beyond the critical economy and the violence; a deadly combination of severe shortages of food and medicine which makes it extraordinarily difficult for most Venezuelans to obtain essential medical care and the adequate minimal nutritional intake to ensure survival. The primary concern of this research is to answer the question of how do visual representations of Venezuela’s humanitarian disaster elucidate the deterioration of the quality of life of its younger citizens? This study aims to examine and better understand the effects and implications of Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis on its citizenry through the use of photography as a method of qualitative research, by paying particular attention to young Venezuelans and their role as social and political agents. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring the new North of the South? A qualitative study of Venezuelans migrating to Chile since 2013 and the push and pull factors influencing South-South Migration in Latin America

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Mario de la Hoz Schilling; [2018]
    Keywords : South-South migration; intraregional migration; push and pull factors; Venezuela; Chile; Latin America; South America; North of the South; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With the wide-ranging crisis in Venezuela exacerbating since 2014 and Chile consolidating its leading economic position within Latin America, the number of Venezuelan immigrants in Chile has significantly grown. This paper aims to understand the push and pull factors of Venezuelans migrating to Chile and their perceived integration. READ MORE