Essays about: "boys"

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  1. 1. The Impact of Homework on Student Achievement: Evidence from 57 countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Iker Arregui Alegria; Ruslan Gatykaev; [2019]
    Keywords : Homework; Test Scores; Study Time; Heterogeneity Analyses; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper examines the effect of homework on student achievement using data from 57 countries that participated in PISA 2006. For that, we use a within-student identification strategy that allows us to account for most confounding influences at the country, school and student level. READ MORE

  2. 2. The dangerous path to school and empowerment: a case study investigating the difficulties of empowerment in education for girls in West Kalungu County District, Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Hay; [2019]
    Keywords : Girls’ education; Uganda; Empowerment; qualitative case study; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Getting girls to go to and ​stay​ in school is a worldwide issue - predominantly in the global south where it is a particular problem in Sub-saharan Africa where poverty is particularly high. This issue is also one of gender, as the majority of children who do not have access/go to school are female. READ MORE

  3. 3. Leadership for Sustainability is Female - Or is it? A critical gender perspective on sustainability consciousness

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna Tainio; Cybil Cameron; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability consciousness; leadership; critical gender studies; gender socialisation; quantitative research;

    Abstract : This Master’s thesis argues for leadership for sustainability as a role consisting of skills that can be learned, and re-examines the notion that female leaders are better for sustainability. While gender socialisation may equip women and girls with competencies required for considerate and holistic problem solving and seeing beyond purely economical benefits, it hinders men and boys to develop the same skills. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cognitive ability and transitory productivity shocks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erika Kankkunen; [2019]
    Keywords : productivity shock; weather shocks; cognitive ability;

    Abstract : People who live in rural areas in low-income countries not only live in poverty, they also have to deal with an extremely variable income. In the absence of a well-functioning credit market, these fluctuations can be costly for households. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Boys can be victims too” - Down to Zero: Combatting Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in South East Asia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lotte Fillerup; [2019]
    Keywords : Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children CSEC ; Gender; Positive Peace; International Non-Governmental Organization INGO ; Social Constructivism; Narrative Analysis;

    Abstract : War, conflict and instability increase the presence of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), while globalization and the Internet have internationalized the prob- lem. Though girls are often seen as the primary victims of CSEC, increasing amounts of boys and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex victims are identified each year. READ MORE