Essays about: "coping mechanisms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the words coping mechanisms.

  1. 1. Transnational Experiences of Ugandan Students in Gothenburg, Sweden; Challenges and Adaptation strategies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Catherine Suubi Kayonga; [2021-02-05]
    Keywords : Transnationalism; adaptation; Ugandan students; cultural differences; coping mechanisms;

    Abstract : The aim of this qualitative study was to explore the transnational experiences of Ugandan students in Gothenburg; Sweden. The focus was to understand how cultural differences affect the academic and social life of these students, the ways in which they adapt to the new host country Sweden, challenges they might have encountered and how they have managed to overcome them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Approach, Adjust or Avoid? : A descriptive case study on how women human rights defenders in Colombia cope with political violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karin Carlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Colombia; Women human rights defenders; coping strategies; political violence;

    Abstract : Violence targeting politically active women is increasingly researched and recognised as a barrier to gender equal political participation. Previous studies on political violence targeting women have tended to focus on women in formal politics and mostly on the prevalence of violence rather than the impact it has on actors who continue to navigate violent political contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trauma, Gendered Violence and Coping-mechanisms in Colleen Hoover’s It Ends With Us

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Jonna Rundqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : trauma theory; gendered violence; domestic abuse; coping-mechanisms; expressive writing; Colleen Hoover;

    Abstract : This essay analyses the representation of trauma and gendered violence in Colleen Hoover’s novel It Ends With Us. To do this, trauma theory and the notion of gendered violence are applied in the analysis, as well as Dorrit Cohn’s ideas of diary novels, dissonant narrator and consonant narrator. READ MORE

  4. 4. Agricultural vulnerability to changing rainfall patterns: Assessing the role of smallholder farmers’ perceptions and access to weather forecast information in adaptation-decision making : case study of the North-Western provinces, Rwanda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Didier Muyiramye; [2020]
    Keywords : vulnerability; perception; weather forecast information; changing rainfall patterns; heavy rainfalls; floods; smallholder farmers; adaptation;

    Abstract : Adverse weather is currently among the crucial challenges facing agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa. With climate change and variability increasing, rainy seasons are becoming more and more unpredictable. Heavy rainfalls and severe flooding have increased, affecting smallholder farming and rural livelihoods considerably. READ MORE

  5. 5. The benefit of outdoor environments for international migrants facing migratory stressors : an examination of social and nature-based factors

    University essay from SLU/Department of Work Science, Business Economics, and Environmental Psychology

    Author : Kelvin Lee Mui; [2020]
    Keywords : outdoor environment; health and well being; international migrants; cultural adaptation;

    Abstract : There is an undeniable trend in international migration around the world, and this has only steadily increased in recent years. Those that choose to move away from their home countries face great opportunities, as well as challenges and it is these challenges that can pose a threat to some. READ MORE