Essays about: "family"

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  1. 1. Differences in velocity between the sexes and stages of courtship in a dance fly

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Filip Myllyaho; [2022-02-17]
    Keywords : Dansfluga; Hilara maura; höghastighetskamera; partner-val; Dance fly; Hilara maura; high-speed camera; mate choice;

    Abstract : Dance flies (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae) are famous for their elaborate mating behaviour, which can be broken down to three distinct stages in adults: hunting, swarming, and mating. In many species, males hunt for prey that they present as nuptial gifts to recipient females in swarms, after which the pair will copulate in the air or after landing on nearby vegetation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Imbalance and Educational Investments in China

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jessica Johansson; Anna Johnsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sex Ratio; Education; One Child Policy; Marriage; Signaling;

    Abstract : An unintended consequence of the One Child Policy, introduced in 1979, has been the increasing sex ratio imbalance in China. This has resulted in millions of excess males, facing difficulties in finding a spouse. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Smart economics” within Family Planning : An analysis of the framings of Family Planning initiatives and their relation to “smart economics”

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Moa Göransson; [2022]
    Keywords : Family planning; smart economics; feminist critique; development; contraceptives; human rights;

    Abstract : This study examines a chosen set of prominent actors within family planning initiatives aimed toward the global South to find out if there are traces of “smart economics” within the framings of the initiatives. The smart economic framework has received critique for instrumentalising women and using gender equality as a tool rather than a goal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Agency in the Warsaw Ghetto : An Intersectional Analysis of the Daily Life, Survival, and Death of Elderly Jews

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Janika Raisch; [2022]
    Keywords : Holocaust; Genocide; Warsaw ghetto; Second World War; Nazi; Nazis; Poland; Warsaw; Jews; Polish Jews; Ghettoisation; Ghettoization; Ghetto; Ghettos; Jewish council; Jewish Self-Help; Elderly; Elderly Jews; Old age; Intersectionality; Agency;

    Abstract : In Holocaust research, the study of elderly Jews in Nazi German ghettos remains a blind spot. This thesis begins to fill the research gap by exploring the everyday life of elderly Jews and their agency under the structural conditions of the Warsaw ghetto. READ MORE

  5. 5. Det som syns i tö : en trädgårdshistorisk undersökning av Tosterups slotts trädgårdsmästarbostads trädgård.

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Thomasine Eriksson; [2022]
    Keywords : trädgårdsmästarbostad; trädgårdshistoria; Tosterups slott; Tosterup; trädgårdsmästare;

    Abstract : Den här rapporten undersöker trädgårdmästarbostadens trädgård tillhörande Tosterup slott. Tosterup slott ligger i Tomelilla kommun, Skåne. Slottet och slottsparken har en lång och väl dokumenterad historia. Släkten Ehrensvärd har ägt slottet och dess ägor i flera generationer. READ MORE