Essays about: "labor relations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the words labor relations.

  1. 1. Finnish Governmentality Investigated : Comparison of the Labor Market Policies in Two Government Programs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Pia Vähämaa; [2021]
    Keywords : Governmentality; Neoliberalization; Power; Unemployment; Welfare; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This comparative document analysis looks at the governmentality of the Finnish labor market policies (LMP’s). This study compares Sipilä’s and Marin’s government programs to see if there are differences. The focus is on depicting neoliberalization and power relations in the policies while investigating the framing of unemployment. READ MORE

  2. 2. A climate of difference: gender, farming, and climate variability : an investigation into the varied experience of gender vulnerability and agency among small-scale farmers in Ky Anh district, Central Vietnam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Eoin O'Dwyer; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; Climate Variability; Differentiated Vulnerability; Agency; Intersectionality; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study explores gender identity, vulnerability, and agency in the lives of smallholder farmers, within the context of climate variability in Ky Anh, Central Vietnam. The study first explores how gender identity and power is constructed within everyday rural practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Vicious Circle of Social Exclusion : A qualitative study on poverty alleviation in Rwanda

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Hampus Hartvigsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Exclusion; Poverty Reduction; Girinka; Multidimensional Deprivation; Rwanda;

    Abstract : In the discourse of poverty, there is no scientific consensus on how to measure poverty. In the theory of social exclusion, analyzing poverty goes beyond traditional economic measures of poverty. The theory of social exclusion implies that there is a downward spiral of multidimensional deprivation, creating a vicious circle of social exclusion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Defining the Voice of Montreal: Exploring Possibilities for Human-Machine Companionship

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Malik Dehbi Talbot; [2020]
    Keywords : critical posthumanism; artificial intelligence; virtual assistant; tourism; science and technology studies; human-machine relationships; voicebot; labor relations; companion; sociomaterial assemblage; History and Archaeology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the possibility for (re)defining the relationship between humans and robots with conversational interfaces. It does so by looking at the creation process of a voice and text-based virtual assistant for tourists from the perspective of critical posthumanism and posthuman performativity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Catalyzing climate change adaptation capacity : potential effects of “GALS” Approach in transforming rural farm households towards gender inclusive climate change adaptation in KIREHE District. Rwanda

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

    Author : Adrien Mutarambirwa; [2020]
    Keywords : adaptive capacity; rural livelihoods; climate change; gender relations; coping mechanism;

    Abstract : This study explores the impact of climate change on the livelihoods of rural farm households and the adaption strategies used to cope with the effects of climate change in Kirehe District. To thoroughly understand the case, a particular attention has been paid to gender dynamics and climatic change adaptation; the main intent was to comprehend how gender relations and adaptation strategies are intertwined in rural households which are exposed to climate-related hazards. READ MORE