Essays about: "india thesis"

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  1. 1. Young women’s perceptions on safety in public spaces of Mumbai: negotiating the risk of sexual harassment and challenging patriarchy by transcending victimhood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Anni-Elina Vänskä; [2019]
    Keywords : sexual violence; street harassment; Mumbai; public safety; patriarchy; gender roles; India; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis draws on ten in-depth interviews in order to analyze young and educated, middle-class women’s perceptions on public safety in Mumbai, regarding the risk of sexual harassment. It focuses on the ways these women negotiate with risk and the patriarchal norms of women’s appropriate behavior in public spaces, further, examines how these women address their oppression and act in order to empower themselves and other women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Extraordinary or Ordinary at Best? - An Empirical Study on the Application of Machine Learning Tools for Proxy Means Tests in Poverty Targeting

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Nicolas Leicht; Colja Maser; [2019]
    Keywords : Poverty targeting; Proxy means tests; Machine learning; Household surveys;

    Abstract : Proxy means tests are a widely used approach in development programs where the beneficiaries need to be determined through targeting. These tests apply a standard econometric method, ordinary least squares, to predict consumption levels using household characteristics as input variables. READ MORE

  3. 3. First Come, First Served: An Analysis of Birth Order Effects on Children's Time Use and Human Capital Development in Four Developing Countries

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jennifer Olsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Birth order; Human capital development; Cognition; Anthropometrics; Time use;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether, and to what extent, children's birth orders impact their human capital development and time use throughout their childhood, using data from a longitudinal cohort study of children from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam. Comparing children across households reveals significant birth order effects favouring first-born children's human capital development in all four countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Rohingya Conflict : An Analysis through the Lens of the Geopolitical Economy of Resources

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Mostakim Bin Motaher; [2019]
    Keywords : Rohingya Conflict; Rohingya Crisis; Geopolitical Economy; Resource War; Rakhine State; Government of Myanmar; Tatmadaw; China; India.;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to reveal the underlying reason behind the recent Rohingya conflict. This paper argues that, instead of only focusing on the ethnic and religious view of the Rohingya conflict, the geopolitical economic view of the conflict also needs to be addressed sincerely as the conflict has a long history and occurred in different political and economic conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social worker's experiences of working with women in sex work and their children : A qualitative study conducted in the organization Saheli Sangh

    University essay from

    Author : Olivia Gran; Ida Jardstedt; Amenaghawon Ogbomo; [2019]
    Keywords : Women in sex work; children of sex workers; attachment; stigma; social constructionism; social worker s perspective of sex work; Kvinnor i sexarbete; barn till sexarbetare; anknytning; stigma; social konstruktionism; socialarbetares perspektiv av sexarbete;

    Abstract : In India, the estimated number of people in sex work is high - figures show an appraisal of three million female sex workers. Most women who enter sex work tend to be very young and do so due to severe economic circumstances. READ MORE