Essays about: "lower"

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  1. 1. Att omsätta barnkonventionen i praktiken:En kvalitativ studie av hur kommunövergripande barnrättsarbete påverkar verksamheters implementering Examensarbete i

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Lotta Schneider; [2021-01-08]
    Keywords : Children´s Rights; ; UN Convention of the Rights of the Child; CRC; Implementation; Local Level; Municipalities; Public officials; Strategic Work;

    Abstract : In January 2020 the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC) became Swedish law.Many of the rights described in the convention are provided on a local or regional level, closeto the children. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate change beliefs, environmental policies support and the fossil fuels industry

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Tommaso Piseddu; [2021]
    Keywords : Environmental Policies; Climate Change Beliefs; Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill; Coal Plants;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to provide a contribution to the analysis of how relevant the presence of the fossil fuels industry is in shaping the attitudes toward climate change and environmental policies. This presence is studied in the form of coal plants at county-level and in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 in Louisiana, a state that largely relies on oil and gas extractive activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating the impact of Cuban physician cooperation: Evidence from Brazil's Mais Medicos Program

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Sofie Appelkvist; [2021]
    Keywords : Mais Medicos Program; medical diplomacy; infant health; difference-in-differences;

    Abstract : Cuba is a world leader in medical diplomacy, supplying health care workers to underserved and developing countries on a global scale. One of Cuba's largest cooperations, its participation in Brazil's Mais Medicos Program (More Doctors Program, MMP), ended in the abrupt withdrawal of cooperative Cuban physicians in 2018 following political disputes. READ MORE

  4. 4. ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY : Innovative Design for an Ankle Foot Orthosis

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Industridesign

    Author : Theresa Hoai-Thuong Nguyen; [2021]
    Keywords : Ankle Foot Orthosis; Orthotics; Assistive Technology; 3D Printing; 3D Scanning; Additive Manufacturing; Self-Expression; Personalization; Customization; Human Rights;

    Abstract : The following report presents a Master thesis project about a re-design of an ankle foot orthosis using additive manufacturing as the production method, conducted by a student in Spring 2020 as part of the Master’s programme Industrial Design at Jönköping University’s School of Engineering. Ankle foot orthoses are the most prescribed lower extremity orthoses worldwide and are worn in a visually obtrusive way making patients feel stigmatized for their disability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Political Information & Ethnic Voting : A study on the impact of political information on ethnic voting behavior in Africa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Adina Martin; [2021]
    Keywords : ethnic voting; Kenya; Africa; political information; voting behaviour; voting behavior; informational shortcuts; ethnic cues; ethnic heuristics; Conroy-Krutz;

    Abstract : ​Does political information lower the incidence of ethnic voting in Africa? Even though a significant amount of research has been dedicated to African ethnic voting behaviour,​not much capacity has been dedicated to studying the function of ethnic cues as informational shortcuts. Considering voters use cognitive shortcuts like party affiliations or ideology when making decisions, it is also plausible that voters in elections characterized by ethnic voting use demographic cues in lieu of more comprehensive information. READ MORE