Essays about: "historical context"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 312 essays containing the words historical context.

  1. 1. From global North to global South : A qualitative study about Swedish social work students' international field training in South Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA)

    Author : Miranda Hörnquist; Nicole Stula; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonial; South Africa; Field traning; Social work student; International social work; Privilege;

    Abstract : In light of globalization, international social work from global North to global South is accelerating and the emphasis from Swedish universities on international experience among students has increased. Various scholars problematize the domination of the global North as theories and practice have historically been unquestionably transformed from so-called developed to developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Perceptions and relation-mediating mechanisms in human-wildlife conflicts : in the context of the reintroduction of the brown bear in the Pyrenees (France)

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Arthur Le Comte Du Colombier; [2019]
    Keywords : perception; brown bear; Pyrenees; historical background; psychological ownership; identification practice; Disneyfication; social representation; human-wildlife conflict;

    Abstract : Human-wildlife conflict represents a recurring challenge in the history of humankind. Since the 1970s and the environmental awakening of consciousnesses, the problem took a new dimension through competitions between people with different views about nature and wildlife. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comparative study of table layout analysis : Layout analysis solutions study for Swedish historical hand-written document

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datalogi och datorsystemteknik

    Author : Xusheng Liang; [2019]
    Keywords : layout analysis; pattern recognition; document digitalization; table layout extraction; transfer learning; machine learning; image processing; Hessian filter; Gabor filter;

    Abstract : Background. Nowadays, information retrieval system become more and more popular, it helps people retrieve information more efficiently and accelerates daily task. READ MORE

  5. 5. Preserving Value, Enabling Continuity – Cultural Heritage Conservation and Co-curation with Indigenous Source Communities in a Contemporary Cultural Context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvård

    Author : Sara Gainsford; [2018-06-27]
    Keywords : conservation; co-curation; conservator liaison; source community; postcolonialism; continuity; objects collections; Sámi; Māori;

    Abstract : Degree project for Master of Science with a major in Conservation2018, 30 HECSecond Cycle2018:21.... READ MORE