Essays about: "honduras"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the word honduras.

  1. 1. The Danger of Defending the Environment in Developing Countries : A structured focused comparison study of Honduras and El Salvador

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Denny Edvinsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmentalists; Developing Countries; Deadly Violence; Limited Access Orders; Structured Focused Comparision;

    Abstract : The environment is taking a larger part of the debate resulting in the creation of UN declarations, domestic and regional laws, public pressure on companies and politicians to take responsibility, and a greater awareness on our increasingly exploited planet. However, the people who are affected the most, poor and often indigenous people, find themselves in an increasingly dangerous position when they try to defend the planet. READ MORE

  2. 2. System of Violence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Lucas Fietz; [2017]
    Keywords : Disaster risk reduction; violence; Central America; Northern Triangle; Honduras; Guatemala; El Salvador; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of non-conventional violence on the implementation of disaster risk reduction projects in the Northern Triangle of Central America. The Northern Triangle is facing substantial disaster risk from various hazards. Hence, there is a need for disaster risk reduction in the region. READ MORE

  3. 3. Girls in Youth Gangs in Central America

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Romanska och klassiska institutionen

    Author : Joseline Paulsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Girls; Youth Gangs; Central America; Violence; Gender; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras;

    Abstract : Youth gangs, so-called Maras, in Central America have for a long time been one of the major factors contributing to the great amount of organized crime and violence in the Central American countries. The citizens in this region are exposed to violence and other crimes from the gangs on a daily basis. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Application Tool for Visualizing Research Work on Landslides

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Katarina Lepp; [2014]
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    Abstract : This report describes the process of organizing the research material of a PhD thesis into a database, and the development of an application in order to access the information. The thesis relates to rainfall-induced landslides in the capital of Honduras: The data are a collection of press-based information related to these landslides over a period of 26 years and stored in several Excel files. READ MORE

  5. 5. Central American Female Migration and the Micro-Politics of Border Control: Mobile Ethnography along the Migrant Route in Mexico

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

    Author : Sara Alemir; [2014]
    Keywords : gender; migration; illegality; borders; Mexico; Central America; United States; ethnography; mobile research; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Every year hundreds of thousands of Central American migrants from mainly Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador embark on a journey through Mexican territory with the hopes of a better future in the United States - estimations suggest that up to thirty percent are women. Transnational migration is due to heightened violence in Central America on the rise. READ MORE