Essays about: "example of social studies"

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  1. 1. Exploring metropolitan governance in the Öresund Region

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Roger Barres; [2021]
    Keywords : metropolitan area; city-region; metropolitan governance; urban politics; cross-border metropolitan region; democratic governance; Öresund region;

    Abstract : For the first time in history, more people in the world live in urban areas than in rural areas. Almost half of this world urban population now live in metropolitan areas, which are becoming central spaces of world economic and social activity, and where major global challenges happen and should be tackled. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Norms at Play - A sociological study on new, first-time parents’ attitudes towards the EU directive on earmarked paternity leave

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

    Author : Ida Sofie Bay Rasmussen; [2021]
    Keywords : Earmarked paternity leave; parenthood; gender norms; gender discourses; performativity; Butler; Bourdieu; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine gender norms in parental leave praxes and attitudes towards earmarked paternity leave. The starting point is a forthcoming EU directive on work-life balance for parents and carers that will implement earmarked paternity leave in Denmark by 2022. READ MORE

  3. 3. Getting Fit From The Living Room : A qualitative study on how the digitalization of fitness services have impacted the customer experience

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Jenny Månsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Customer experience; Customer journey; Touchpoints. Digitalization; Fitness industry; Fitness services.;

    Abstract : Purpose The purpose of this study is to get insights in how the digitalization of fitness services has affected the customer experience, this with a focus on fitness services such as dance classes and PT-sessions online.  Theoretical background The theory has its foundation in both the customer journey where different touchpoints are perceived and the factors affecting the customer experience. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Experimental Study on Gender Differences in Leading-by-Example in a Social Dilemma

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Johanna Ohlin; [2021]
    Keywords : leading-by-example; gender differences; sequential public goods game; voluntary contribution; cooperation;

    Abstract : This study examines gender differences in leading-by-example in a social dilemma by the means of an online experiment with 350 UK participants recruited via Prolific Academic. A three-player sequential (leader-follower) public goods game is used to represent the social dilemma and gender differences in behavior related to the role of gender beliefs and the gender group composition are examined to investigate whether male or female leaders are better cooperative role models under free-riding incentives and thus more successful in crowding in. READ MORE

  5. 5. Global Dichotomies on a Local Scale: A Grounded Theory Approach to Turkish Hip-Hop Culture

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Mert Gürbüz; [2021]
    Keywords : grounded theory; hip-hop music; subcultures; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The concepts of ‘Old School’ and ‘New School’, peculiar to hip-hop's lexicon, have long been framed by theories of subculture heavily drawing on a binary scale of authenticity and inauthenticity. This dichotomy is widely used to characterize a discursive conflict between the authentic aspects of hip-hop music and its excessively commercialized versions undermining hip-hop’s counter-hegemonic potential. READ MORE