Essays about: "country"

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  1. 1. The environment of conflict. A quantitative analysis of the link between water scarcity, non-state conflict and the quality of government in Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Monica Berenji; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Freshwater resources; water scarcity; non-state conflict; impartiality; corruption;

    Abstract : Environmental security has been diligently examined in previous research on both subnational and multinational levels and have not found consensus on the contributing factors for why and how environmental conflict occurs. This thesis aims to contribute to this strand of research, more specifically asking if water scarcities effect the number of non- state conflicts in Africa, depending on the quality of governments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Language as a tool for Social Integration Perceptions of non-European Immigrants in Gothenburg.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Shoma Tahmina Zamal; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Explorative study; Qualitative study; Semi-structured interviews; Non-European immigrants; Social integration; Sweden; Swedish language; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : This study is an explorative qualitative study. This study aims to understand the social integration of non-European immigrants in Gothenburg, Sweden. The research focuses specifically on the language because many previous researches considered it as an essential element in social integration. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. EUROSCEPTICISM IN THE WESTERN BALKANS: A CAUSE FOR CONCERN? A micro-level analysis using cross-sectional data of Euroscepticism in the Western Balkan EUcandidate countries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jonathan Giedraitis; [2021-02-04]
    Keywords : Euroscepticism; the Western Balkans; EU-candidates; Utilitarian factors; Political factors; Identity-based factors; European integration;

    Abstract : This Bachelor’s thesis aims to contribute to the micro-level research on socio-demographicand attitudinal factors to Euroscepticism in the 4 Western Balkan candidate countries using aquantitative framework with cross-sectional data. The thesis focuses on utilitarian, politicaland identity-based factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. To portray the beautiful, exotic and feminine land of cheap export : How Sweden imagined Japan during Japonism, from 1858 to 1914

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Hugo Ingemarsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Japan studies; image of Japan; Japonisme; Sweden; Orientalism; Ethnocentrism; Colonialism; digital archives; Julia Beck; Richard Bergh; Leander Engström; Gustavsberg; Einar Jolin; Nils Kreuger; Carl Larsson; Karl Nordström; Jenny Nyström; Helmer Osslund; Rörstrand; Alf Wallander; Carl Wilhelmson; Anders Zorn;

    Abstract : This master thesis explores the image of Japan in the artistic creations during Japonism in Sweden. Japan and Sweden first started trading in 1868 and knowledge about Japan in Sweden were limited at best. With the emergence of the Western art movement known as Japonism, ranging from 1858 to 1914, fascination for the unknown country grew in Europe. READ MORE