Essays about: "nature and nurture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words nature and nurture.

  1. 1. Exploring the phenomena “foraging” in urban green spaces : examples from Järva City District and Stockholm County

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Anja Moum Rieser; [2020]
    Keywords : biocultural diversity; public food; urban foraging; urban green spaces; urban green commons; wild food;

    Abstract : As cities globally experience rapid urbanization, the pressure on urban green areas increases and simultaneously opportunities for human-nature interactions decrease, which are crucial for urban citizens’ wellbeing. Urban foraging- the gathering of plant or fungal materials in urban areas- is a common human-nature interaction that has been inadequately studied and overlooked in urban policy, planning, and design. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hope as a generative force : a form of hope to be nurtured by academic institutions to foster proactive engagement among university students

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Mathilde Vandaele; [2020]
    Keywords : Constructive hope; pro-environmental behaviour; proactive attitude; education; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Understanding hope and its motivational generative force in the face of climate change is an imperative, especially in the contemporary context of climate anxiety, doom-and-gloom communication, and spread of hopelessness among the younger generations. Concomitantly, academic research has bloomed this last decade when it comes to demonstrating the potential of hope to draw on negative emotions to nurture engagement towards pro-environmental behaviours. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Transformative Potential of the Right to the City : An Analysis of the Potential Contribution of the Right to the City in Formulating a Human Rights Response to Urban Socio-Economic Inequalities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Ramindu Perera; [2019]
    Keywords : The Right to the City; Human Rights and inequality; Urbanization; Urban inequalities; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The demographic patterns in developing countries have significantly changed in the recent few decades due to the impact of urbanization. The urbanization process has created new challenges; and the enormous divide between haves and have nots has become a defining feature of contemporary urban spaces. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gifts and Costs of Mentorship, Exploring Experiences of Mentors of At-risk Youth

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Monika Chomiakova; [2017]
    Keywords : At-risk youth; crime prevention; mentoring; mentors experience; outcomes for mentors;

    Abstract : To date, a little is understood about the experiences of mentors of at-risk youths.The present study sought to enrich this understanding by connecting with mentorsfrom Flamman, a youths-prevention organization in Malmö, Sweden, inquiringabout benefits and negative consequences they experienced as mentors, and whataspects contributed to the development of those outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dalskoli

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Sigrun Harpa Thorarinsdottir; [2016]
    Keywords : Architecture; School; Education; Building; Iceland; Flexibility; Learning; Teaching; Spaces; Children; Student; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : The fact that educational buildings are places where the majority of us spend most of our formative years, their design plays an important part in improving the education level and well-being of society. A number of changes have been made to the traditional design of these buildings in the last few decades and the old education system, where the teacher solely acts as an informer and the children as receivers, is by and large outdated. READ MORE