Essays about: "continuity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 249 essays containing the word continuity.

  1. 1. Social Movements and Social Media : the case of the Armenian 'velvet' revolution

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Eliza Khurshudyan; [2019]
    Keywords : Armenian revolution 2018; social movement; social media; contentious politics; citizen video-journalism; collective grievance approach;

    Abstract : Depending on the political environment, economic, cultural and social factors, the digital era provides new opportunities and constraints for mobilization of social movements.The current research was focused on exploring how protest leaders and activists used and perceived social media as a tool for communication and organization during the movement “take a step, #RejectSerzh”; a series of peaceful, anti-governmental protests which led to a shift of governmental power in Armenia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Continuing peace amidst changing contexts : A Sinn Féin case study on institutional resilience

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Märta-Stina Lindqvist Käll; [2019]
    Keywords : Institutional resilience; Northern Ireland; Sinn Féin; IRA; sustainable peace building; rebel to party transformation; peace continuation; Brexit;

    Abstract : The transitioning of armed actors into political parties following a peace accord is not a new phenomenon and the debate for how we can facilitate such a transition is well explored. A grey area of the debate, however, concerns transitioned actors’ long-term commitment to peace, as relapses are known to have occurred on many occasions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Care workers’ views on social support for older people in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Aniceta Chua; [2019]
    Keywords : older people; care workers; institutional care; home-based care; social support; Sweden;

    Abstract : This study seeks the views of care workers working with older people about what impact social support resources has on the living conditions of older people. Social support was conceptualised in the study as support received from family members or close friends of the older people. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outsmart your phone: How commitment contracts can help us spend less time on our phones and why they work better for you than for me

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Max Bartels; [2019]
    Keywords : commitment contracts; self-control; goal setting; future self-continuity;

    Abstract : This master thesis seeked out to address arising problems from increases in smartphone usage. Many of us spend multiple hours a day on our phones. While the benefits mobile devices can bring are obvious for most, our increasing usage of and psychological dependency on such devices come with serious side-effects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impacts of subglacial processes on underlying bedrock

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Geologiska institutionen

    Author : Oscar Juliusson; [2019]
    Keywords : subglacial processes; liquefaction; hydrofracturing; bedrock; fracking; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Historically, the field of glacial geology has put much focus on the processes within the subglacial environment, their effects on unconsolidated sediments and the landforms they produce. Subsequently, the impact of subglacial processes is fairly well documented and understood regarding unconsolidated sediments. READ MORE