Essays about: "colonial heritage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words colonial heritage.

  1. 1. Has Colonial Heritage Affected Export Diversification and thus Economic Growth in Former African Colonies?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Linda Nihlwing; Nathalie Sönne; [2018]
    Keywords : Economic growth; export diversification; Africa; fixed effects; colonial ties; legal framework; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : It has long been suggested that a lack of export diversification is one cause of the slow economic growth and low levels of development in African countries. The purpose of this study is to analyse what implication the colonial heritage has for export diversification and economic growth in 45 African countries over the period 1995-2016. READ MORE

  2. 2. A place for play in Ng’ambo : a design proposal with children in focus for a public space in an informal settlement of Zanzibar, Tanzania.

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Anna Eklund; [2018]
    Keywords : developing country; designing for play; children’s perspective; informal settlements in Zanzibar; Ng’ambo; Uwanja wa Farasi; Minor Field Studies;

    Abstract : Almost all the countries of the world have signed the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention is an international agreement that aims to give children the right to be heard and treated with respect, no matter where in the world the child is born. READ MORE

  3. 3. Speaking With Our Spirits : A Character Analysis of Eugene Achike in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Chelsea Foreman; [2017]
    Keywords : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Chinua Achebe; African Literature; Postcolonialism; Purple Hibiscus; Colonial Nigeria; Religion; Christianity; Language; Behaviour; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Chinua Achebe; Afrikansk Litteratur; Postkolonialism; Purple Hibiscus; Koloniala Nigeria; Religion; Kristendom; Språk; Beteende;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to conduct a character analysis on Eugene Achike from Chimamana Ngozi Adichie’s novel Purple Hibiscus, to see whether or not the character is used by Adichie as a portrayal of colonial Nigeria and its values. I have done this by looking at the themes of violence and hypocrisy in relation to Eugene’s language usage, religious attitude, and behaviour towards others, and comparing these aspects of his personality with the attitudes shown by colonialists in colonial Nigeria. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ten days of Taglit : How emotions work on a Birthright trip in Israel

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Sacha Buisman; [2017]
    Keywords : Taglit Birthright; Israel; Jewish heritage tourism; emotional reflexivity; organized trips;

    Abstract : Taglit Birthright is an organization that provides free ten-day diaspora-heritage trips to Israel for young Jewish adults between 18 and 26 years old. Taglit is Hebrew for discovery and this is the ambition of the organization: providing young Jewish people with an opportunity to discover their socio-cultural Jewish heritage. READ MORE

  5. 5. Voodoo Child

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joel Arvidsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Haiti; Dominican Republic; Poverty Trap; Economic Growth; Bad Governance; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In this paper I examine the reasons on why some poor countries seem to achieve economic growth, while some others do not. Can we decide which country that will succeed beforehand, or is it simply a matter of policy? I take my starting point in the economist Jeffrey D. READ MORE