Essays about: "coping mechanisms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 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. Increasing fuel taxes as an identity threat : a case study of the social movement Bensinupproret 2.0

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

    Author : Julia Westman; [2021]
    Keywords : identity threat; fuel tax; coping mechanism;

    Abstract : Due to the ratification of the Paris Agreement, Sweden has committed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector with 70 % by the year 2030. One of the approaches to help reach that goal is to increase the tax price on fossil fuels, as an attempt to reduce fossil fuel consumption nationally. READ MORE

  3. 3. Access vs. Learning: Kenyan Teachers’ Experiences in Free Primary Education Implementation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Esther Muthoni Kariuki; [2021]
    Keywords : International Development; Free Primary Education; Capability Approach; SDG 4; EFA; Kenya; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite advancements world-over in access to basic education, hundreds of millions of children cannot read simple texts nor solve simple math problems, whether or not they have been to school. While there is evidence signalling the significant role of teachers in education outcomes, they are often seen as contributing to the learning crisis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Succession and Post-Succession Conflicts in Family Firms : A Multi-perspective Investigation into Succession and Post-Succession Conflicts in Multigenerational Family Firms

    University essay from Jönköping University/JIBS Entrepreneurship Centre; Jönköping University/IHH, Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership (CeFEO)

    Author : Marie Klein; Lamiaa Bakry; [2021]
    Keywords : Family Firm; Family Business; Succession; Post-Succession; Conflicts; Conflict Management; Conflict Coping Mechanisms;

    Abstract : Abstract Background The succession process of a family firm is associated with a number of challenges, and hence a potential for conflicts is strongly pronounced. However, succession is of utmost importance for a family firm, as it is the only way to avoid a company closure in the long run. READ MORE

  5. 5. Narratives of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Hungarian Context of Vulnerability : In-depth analysis of the experiences of service delivery practitioners

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Bernadette Daragics; [2021]
    Keywords : Vulnerability; asylum seekers; refugees; service delivery practitioners; Hungary;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how the Hungarian service delivery practitioners construct the vulnerability narratives of their asylum seeker and refugee clients and how they reflect on the implications of their intervention. For the method of inquiry, the study employs qualitative thematic analysis in order to identify reoccurring themes and patterns within the material written by professionals, paraprofessionals, and volunteers. READ MORE