Essays about: "economic transnationalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words economic transnationalism.

  1. 1. Will Beauty Save the World? A historical context study of the Miss Venezuela pageant as a conceivable contributor to communication for development.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jassir de Windt; [2019]
    Keywords : celebrity beauty queens; beauty with a purpose; communication for development; cultural identity; national identity; popular culture; race and class; internationalisation; economic transnationalism; social norms of beauty; representation women; social change; Celebrity-Development nexus; Venezuela; historical context; qualitative research;

    Abstract : In recent years, old-hand development scholars, in the category of Dan Brockington, have expressed their concern over academia’s neglect of the significance of celebrities in the field. As has been the case of an outturn hereof, namely beauty pageants. READ MORE

  2. 2. Role of Bosnian-Herzegovinian (Bosnian) Immigrant Organizations in Sweden on Socio-Economic Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia)

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

    Author : Nikolina Talijan Hinic; [2018]
    Keywords : transnationalism; migrants; immigrant organizations; bounded solidarity; social capital; Sweden; Bosnia and Herzegovina; development; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute to the growing field of research on migrant transnationalism by analyzing immigrant organizations among Bosnian immigrants in Sweden. The main focus of the study is on the effects of the immigrant transnationalism phenomenon for socio-economic development within home communities by investigating and analyzing the structures and processes that allow transnational activities to take place. READ MORE

  3. 3. Factors Influencing the Divergence and Convergence of ICTs within African Diaspora Entities in the United Kingdom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Samah Ahmed; [2018]
    Keywords : Diaspora; African diaspora organisation; Transnationalism; Globalisation; ICT4D;

    Abstract : With the increase in International migration, migrants and diasporas contribution and engagement with their countries of origin has seen growing focus from academics, policymakers, governments and other stakeholders. This has been especially the case in the development sector where remittances form a sizeable percentage of some low-income country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). READ MORE

  4. 4. Establishing a Culture of Migration : The Spatial, Economic, and Social Planning of Philippine-Korean Labour Migration

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Lars Jesper Alkarp; [2018]
    Keywords : labour migration; the Philippines; Korea; globalisation; transnationalism; transnational families; ethnic enclaves; remittances;

    Abstract : Since the second half of the 20th century the Philippines have supplied the world with migrant workers. Today, almost one tenth of the population is residing abroad. READ MORE

  5. 5. Swedish Trade Unions’ Alliances - Geographical strategies and motivations

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Sara Falkensjö; [2017-08-17]
    Keywords : trade unions; geographical strategies; agency; scale; geography of justice; Sweden;

    Abstract : Workers’ agency, and their struggles to potentially increase their agency, has been and still is intriguing labour geographers. The relevance and potential of the role of the trade union for workers’ power is an interesting subject in a time of international competition and economic disparities. READ MORE