Essays about: "aim of life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1468 essays containing the words aim of life.

  1. 1. PARENT ENGAGEMENT IN SWEDISH PRESCHOOLS A narrative inquiry through the conceptual lens of proximal processes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Tina Elisabeth Yngvesson; [2019-12-20]
    Keywords : Preschool; home; parent; child; teacher; engagement;

    Abstract : Aim:There is an overall heavy emphasis on establishing strong teacher-parent relationships in the Swedish National Curriculum for Preschools and parent engagement in this regard, is considered important for reasons such as promoting child well-being-, healthy development-, socialisation- and learning through play. The central target of inquiry in this study was thus to investigate children- and adults’ understanding of parent engagement in Swedish preschools through the conceptual lens of proximal processes and explore how this may or may not affect child well-being and developmentTheory:The importance of understanding children’s learning as embedded in the social, cultural and family contexts in which it occurs contributes to the overall consensus that children will, in a well-being-, development- and learning perspective, do better with parents who are actively engaged in their children’s pedagogical life. READ MORE

  2. 2. RE-LEARNING PEACE Acculturation in young adult refugees’ conceptions of violence following migration to Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Yuko Mori; [2019-12-20]
    Keywords : Violence; Refugee; Conception; Migration; Change;

    Abstract : Aim:The general goal of this study is to assess whether and how refugees’ understanding of violence changes, in their own view, following migration, given an acculturation framework that is concerned with the individual psychology of acculturation. Data collection and analysis focuses (a) on the perceived moral warrant of violence, by asking how refugees distinguish between reasonable and unreasonable force; and (b) the extent to which that distinction, in their own view, has shifted following their migration into Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Francisco Mignone’s 16 Valsas for Bassoon. An informed interpretative proposal

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Gabriel Sales Garcia; [2019-10-02]
    Keywords : Francisco Mignone; Valsas Brasileiras; Bassoon; emic; performance; interpretative proposal; Mário de Andrade.;

    Abstract : The aim of this independent project for my master’s degree is to develop an interpretative proposal for the 16 Brazilian Waltzes (16 Valsas Brasileiras) for bassoon solo composed by Francisco Mignone between 1979 and 1981. For that, I use an emic-inspired approach to really be able to understand the cultural aspects surrounding these pieces framed in the style called “Brazilian music”. READ MORE

  4. 4. The right to the city in post-apartheid South Africa: Abahlali baseMjondolo’s struggle for land, housing and dignity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Simon Johansson; [2019-10-01]
    Keywords : Abahlali baseMjondolo; the right to the city; citizenship; collective memory; dignity;

    Abstract : Fifty percent of the world’s population live in cities today, but predictions of the sustained urbanization trend estimates that this number will increase to seventy percent by 2050. Meanwhile, the consequences of the urban divide and the demarcations between people in the increasingly fragmented societies could be demonstrated in the case of South Africa. READ MORE

  5. 5. “I DO NOT WRITE MERE WORDS. I WRITE OF HUMAN FLESH AND BLOOD” An Intersectional Approach to Identity in Agnes Smedley’s Autobiographical Novel Daughter of Earth

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Zdravka Katinic; [2019-09-04]
    Keywords : Agnes Smedley; intersectionality; identity; gender;

    Abstract : This essay analyzes Agnes Smedley’s autobiographical novel Daughter of Earth (1929) from an intersectional perspective. The purpose is to concentrate on the novel itself, Smedley’s alter ego Marie Rogers, and the different aspects that govern the construction of her identity. READ MORE