Essays about: "borrowing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 essays containing the word borrowing.

  1. 1. OUT WITH THE NEW, IN WITH THE OLD. A study on Western loanwords in Japanese newspapers and the recommendations provided by the National Institute of Japanese Language and Linguistics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Richard Novenius; [2020-06-16]
    Keywords : japanska; gairaigo; loanwords; language policy; newspaper;

    Abstract : With the current influx of Western loanwords, also called gairaigo, into the Japanese language, many Japanese citizens fear that the spirit of the language is disappearing. Nevertheless, borrowing words from foreign languages has historically been and still is an important part in the development of the Japanese language. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hybrid patches of commoning - Unpacking influences of the hydrosocial cycle on commoning in a downstream desert reclamation area : case study in Youssef El Seddik, Egypt

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete; Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Benjamin Hellström; Leila Sultan; [2020]
    Keywords : water management; Egypt; hydrosocial network; commoning; irrigation; agriculture; commons; environment; desert reclamation; small-scale farming; water resources; livelihoods; Middle East; North Africa; MENA; participatory approach; workshop;

    Abstract : Water stress is increasing globally, especially affecting arid regions of the world such as Egypt. Due to challenges related to intensifying effects of climate change and a rapidly growing population, the levels of and access to water is a continuous area of concern for the country – making it important to analyze how these water issues are managed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Debt and Health: The Impact of Over-indebtedness on Mental Well-being in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maria Rönngren; [2020]
    Keywords : debt; mental health; health behavior; instrumental variable; Bartik instrument;

    Abstract : Household borrowing is a key element for consumption-smoothing over the life cycle. However, over-indebtedness may induce negative health impacts through uncertainty, worries, and shame for example. This paper examines how over-indebtedness affects the mental well-being in Sweden between 2010-2018. READ MORE

  4. 4. No Safe Haven : Understanding Sexual Violence Against Refugees in Conflict-Induced Humanitarian Settings

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Josefin Mattsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Sexual violence; humanitarian settings; refugees; Zaatari camp; Azraq camp;

    Abstract : This study seeks to explore what conditions contribute to sexual violence against refugees in conflict-induced humanitarian settings by focusing particularly on whether the physical and social insecurity in refugee camps may affect the reported levels of sexual violence. This study uses the method of structured focused comparison to study and compare the two Jordanian refugee camps Zaatari and Azraq during the period of 2014–2019. READ MORE

  5. 5. Internationalization of Higher Education : Understanding the International Students' Choice of a Swedish University and the Decision-Making Process

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Prisca Thiru; Aleksandra Denisova; [2020]
    Keywords : Internationalization; Higher education; International students; Push-pull factors; Decision making;

    Abstract : As the growth of Internationalisation of Higher Education shifts from former dominant nations like USA, Canada, England and Australia to other nations in Europe and Asia such as Germany, Sweden, Japan and Singapore, this study seeks to understand the decision-making process of an International Student looking to study at a Swedish University. Borrowing from previous studies, the ‘push and pull factors’ are used as the main theoretical reference as well as in discussion of the findings. READ MORE