Essays about: "democracy and education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words democracy and education.

  1. 1. Exploring the acquisition of media literacy skills through media participation in Rwanda : a case study of Huye Community Radio

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Pacifique Emmanuel Niyitegeka; [2020]
    Keywords : Media and participation; media literacy; radio; community radios; public community radios; youth volunteer journalists; civic engagement; Rwanda; Media literacy promotion; development; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Media literacy has been described as the ability of a citizen to access, critically analyze, and produce media content for specific outcomes. It also involves an awareness of the impact of media in the society and an understanding of media processes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Erratic Subject Didactics : a Study of Conditions Antecedent to Secondary Education Reform and Their Effects on Social Science Didactics

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Author : Shaun Christiani; [2020]
    Keywords : Social science didactics; democratic values; globalization; social issues; secondary education; knowledge requirements;

    Abstract : This paper studies how changing political, economic, and social conditions in and related to Sweden affected its secondary education policy and the role that social science didactics plays. By analyzing Swedish secondary school curricula, the related social science syllabus, education act, and corresponding organizational documents, the causes for, and context of education reform become clear. READ MORE

  3. 3. Technological Salvation or Orwellian Panopticon? : A Case Study on Social Labelling, Governance, and Social Control in China´s Social Credit System

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Fredrik Ragnell; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Labelling; China; Social Credit System; Governance; Social Control;

    Abstract : The international governance discourse has seen radical changes in both trends and understandings in recent years, from the global dominance of liberal democracy after the Cold War, to the current movement towards authoritarianism. The modern autocracy has progressed its reach by the use of new applications in technology, which has resulted in a digital authoritarianism, also known as E-governance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Factors affecting economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa : A panel data analysis of the factors that affect economic growth and the development of sub-Saharan African countries

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Faith Semmanda; [2020]
    Keywords : Economic growth; population; foreign direct investment; corruption; democracy; life expectancy; education and economic freedom;

    Abstract : Economic growth rate differs largely between different countries. There are many opinions on which factors really affect the rate of growth in different economies and this causes debates. The factors that affect economic growth include political systems, social settings, economic freedom, human capital and institutional organization. READ MORE

  5. 5. How do institutional factors affect income inequality? : An empirical study of 10 OECD countries and 10 developing countries

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi; Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Karen Ibrahim; Joakim Moberg; [2020]
    Keywords : income inequality; rule of law; freedom to trade; democracy; corruption; education; OECD countries; low to medium-income countries.; inkomstojämlikhet; rättsstatsprincipen; handelsfrihet; demokrati; korruption; utbildning; OECD-länder; låg- till medelinkomstländer.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to gain an in-depth understanding of the five institutional factors: democracy, rule of law, freedom to trade, education and corruption, and how they affect income inequality. The analysis covers a total of 20 different countries, 10 OECD countries, and 10 low to medium income countries between the time period of 2000-2017. READ MORE