Essays about: "critical studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 680 essays containing the words critical studies.

  1. 1. “Like in Europe”: Promotional Discourses of the Stipend Reduction and Justification of the Neoliberal Transformations in Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Daria Popova; [2019]
    Keywords : Neoliberalism; post-Soviet Ukraine; post-Maidan politics; nationalism; neoliberal state.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research explores the promotional discourses the neoliberal experts and politicians use to legitimise the stipend shortages to the students, whose interests this policy contradicts. The thesis argues that the proponents of the reform established the dialogue with the opposition in order to avoid the large-scale protests against the policy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Equality as ‘Political Indoctrination’ : A case study on Brazil’s turn towards conservative university policies

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Kristin Tunek; [2019]
    Keywords : Brazil; gender equality; ‘gender ideology’; Escola sem Partido; political indoctrination; high level of education; radical conservative congregations;

    Abstract : ‘Gender ideology’ is a term used by radical conservative congregations to contemn issues around gender, such as reproductive rights and gender studies, for it is seen as a conspiracy against traditional family values. Congregations that use the term also embrace other forms of anti-gender rhetoric as they aspire to influence decision-makers to adopt policies against gender matters, for instance same-sex marriages and transgender rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gynna nyttodjur med understödjande grödor?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Hanna Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : diversifiering; reglerande ekosystemtjänster; understödjande gröda; stödgröda; mellangröda; nyttodjur; predator; jordlöpare; spindlar;

    Abstract : Diversitet i jordbrukslandskap ger goda förutsättningar för insekter och andra djur som utför ekosystemtjänster som pollinering och skadegörarkontroll. Att införa stödgrödor är ett sätt att öka diversiteten och bidra med resurser till nyttodjur under tidpunkter på året som kan vara kritiska för deras överlevnad. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children’s Literature in ESL: The impact of literature-based instruction on young ESL learners’ literacy development

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Elin Brogan; [2019]
    Keywords : Children’s literature; Literature-based instruction; ESL; EFL; Literacy; Second language acquisition; Primary school education; Language development; Picture books; Storybooks;

    Abstract : This research synthesis looks at how literature-based instruction with children’s literature impacts young ESL/EFL learners aged 5-12. The paper focuses on how the students’ linguistic, cognitive and sociocultural ability (literacy) is affected by this type of instruction. READ MORE

  5. 5. In what ways can the process writing approach contribute to the successful development of EFL learners’ writing ability?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Heinesson Holmström; [2019]
    Keywords : process writing approach; writing process; EFL; critical thinking skills; anxiety; confidence;

    Abstract : The purpose of this research synthesis is to investigate and compare studies of the process writing approach to teaching writing to find out if the method can be considered a suitable approach to use within upper-secondary education in Sweden to prepare students for academia. Communicative competence is advocated by the Swedish curriculum in English and therefore students should learn how to write (GY11). READ MORE