Essays about: "marginalized communities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words marginalized communities.

  1. 1. Adoption of high-technology products in emerging markets: The ACE-1 advanced biomass cookstove in rural Cambodia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anne Baltruschat; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy access; Clean cooking; Advanced biomass stoves; Adoption;

    Abstract : This study examines the adoption of clean cooking technologies in developing countries with a focus on the ACE-1 advanced biomass stove (ABS). Marginalized communities in rural environments are often exposed to high levels of Household Air Pollution (HAP) due to the common use of traditional cookstoves. READ MORE

  2. 2. Political tourism? : A critical social analysis on ecotourism and the indigenous struggle in the Ecuadorian Amazons

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Romanska och klassiska institutionen

    Author : Miriam Bette; [2019]
    Keywords : Indigenous; Ecotourism; Postcolonial debate; Ecuador; Amazons; Social structures; Cultural survival; Sustainable development;

    Abstract : Enabled by a Minor Field Study scholarship from SIDA, this thesis examines indigenous involvement in ecotourism in the Ecuadorian Amazons. Indigenous people are the most marginalized social group world-wide, and coincidingly often live in resource rich pristine land. READ MORE

  3. 3. QUEST FOR QUALITY EDUCATION FOR ALL PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN IN KENYAPERSPECTIVES ON UWEZO INITIATIVE IN WEST POKOT COUNTY

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Nancy Mang’eni; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : quality education; education for all; marginalized communities; Kenya; Uwezo;

    Abstract : Aim:The study seeks to analyse the social, economic and political factors driving education marginalization in West Pokot County and assess the intervention and influence of Uwezo initiative in attaining literacy and numeracy among school children in West Pokot County. Lastly the study also intends to analyse the impacts of Uwezo in transforming the community in relation to quality education in West Pokot County. READ MORE

  4. 4. The inclusion and exclusion of Somali communities as seen through the publicness of space in Nairobi and Stockholm

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Julia Bürgi; [2018]
    Keywords : Somali; public space; Setha Low; Nairobi; Stockholm; technologies of control; flourishing society; inclusion; exclusion;

    Abstract : The neighborhoods of Eastleigh in Nairobi, Kenya and Rinkeby in Stockholm, Sweden are both home to Somali populations that have burgeoned over the last 25 years. While situated in vastly different urban contexts, the Somali communities in each location have needs related to public space, particularly when considering their status in both places as a minority group that is often marginalized by Kenyan and Swedish societies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Opportunities for Change : The impact of putting marginalized user groups first in urban redesign

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Lucian Madalin Garord; [2018]
    Keywords : Oslo; City Centre; Gender Mainstreaming; Feminist Urban Planning; Marginalised User Groups;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at discovering how the city of Oslo can use an opportunity in rebuilding its city centre and begin to include the voices and opinions of marginalised communities that were otherwise previously ignored in planning processes. The theory and approach utilised throughout this thesis is feminist urban planning and gender mainstreaming because the two call for the equality and intersectionality so to appropriately rebuild cities with the needs of many in mind. READ MORE