Essays about: "community"

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  1. 1. USAGE OF KNOWLEDGE SHARING COMMUNITIES FOR LEARNING

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Saleh Moniri; [2020-03-23]
    Keywords : Stack Overflow; Expertise; Development; Informal Learning;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of the study is to investigate the usage of the Stack Overflow as an informal learning method for expertise development. Theory: Socially Situated Learning and Communities of Practice by Jane Lave and Etienne Wenger. READ MORE

  2. 2. EARTH IS THE MOTHER AND THE WATERWAYS ARE THE VEINS THAT FLOW THROUGH HER A qualitative study on the trend of personification in river management

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofie Dahlqvist; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : river management; water resource management; trend of personification; Yarra; Birrarung; Victorian Environmental Water Holder; legal personality; guardianship model; market environmentalism;

    Abstract : This thesis look at the trend of personification of rivers by examining the unprecedented legislation the Yarra River Protection (Wilip-gin Birrarung Murron) Act 2017 (hereafter Yarra/Birrarung Act) and the well-established Environmental Water Manager, the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH). The aim of the thesis is to contribute with knowledge on why there is a trend of personification in river management and what implications that brings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Texts and Paratexts in a Colonial Context. Krupabai Satthianadhan's English Novels 'Saguna' and 'Kamala'

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Karin Edgardh; [2020-01-15]
    Keywords : India; Krupabai Satthianadhan; Saguna; Kamala; Gérard Genette; Autobiography; Conversion; Colonial literature;

    Abstract : The anglophone Indian author Krupabai Satthianadhan (1862-1894) was a second-generation Christian convert and a member of the Christian Tamil family in colonial Madras. Knowledge of English was still a high-caste male privilege when Satthianadhan published reformist articles on female education. Her two novels, the autobiographical Saguna. READ MORE

  4. 4. SAVE KORTEDALA LIBRARY Gendering Practices in Urban Activism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Magdalena Myhreld; [2020-01-07]
    Keywords : Urban movemenst; Gender performativity; Neoliberalism; Neighborhood activism; Libraries;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to discuss conditions for urban activism, through looking at the interest group Save Kortedala Library and its gendering practices. The aim was furthermore to examine the role Kortedala Library plays for the community as well as to relate Save Kortedala Library to a larger context of resistance to neoliberalism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gaining international legitimacy by improving women's rights and gender equality - The case of Nicaragua

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Douglas Svedberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Nicaragua; International legitimacy; Women s rights; Gender equality; Autocracy; Political reform;

    Abstract : A reoccurring argument in previous research is that autocracies implement policy changes for women’s rights in order to gain international legitimacy. The idea is that by showing the international community that they are on-board with the global movement to empower women; focus is diverted from their shortcomings in other democratic aspects. READ MORE