Essays about: "newcomers"

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  1. 1. FLOOD RESILIENCE 2.0 - Sustainable Urban Design Adaptation for Flood Resilience in Hamburg, Germany

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

    Author : Shenol Shahin Ahmed; [2023]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This thesis project is aimed to answer the questions: What could be done to design areas for making them flood resilient? How can sustainable urban design be adapted to provide flood resilience while transforming an area into a more livable space? Starting with these questions, the past of Hamburg and existing situation have been analyzed, a research has been done about the floods, climate change and how other cities develop their strategies to minimize effects of these issues. With a holistic way, information about the site in Hamburg has been gathered to find out the current problems like connection issues, lack of public realm, non-attractive river front and outdated flood defenses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring commoning as a tool for social integration: Re-use of abandoned buildings and plots for the creation of commons in the Greek context

    University essay from

    Author : Christina Saxoni; [2022-08-29T07:58:17Z 2022-08-29T07:58:17Z 2022 2020]
    Keywords : housing as commons; social integration; newcomers;

    Abstract : Since 2011, Europe has experienced an unprecedented influx of people fleeing countries facing political turmoil. Refugees in Greece have been admitted to state run camps, segregated and excluded from social life and have been denied their basic human rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating the sense of place among immigrants; How newcomers in Skellefteå perceive their new hometown?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Ava Soroudi; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Sense of place refers to people's perception of the environment and determines the type of emotional relationship between man and place. This sense plays a decisive role in determining one's satisfaction with their place of residence, sense of place identity, belonging and attachment, and, consequently, willingness to stay there. READ MORE

  4. 4. Taking Action Against Sexual Harassment : A qualitative case study of the Swedish Parliament’s responses to sexual harassment

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linn Sjöde; [2022]
    Keywords : Sexual Harassment; Parliaments; Swedish Parliament; Workplace; Structural Features; Gender; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : Although the descriptive representation of women in parliaments is continuously improving, sexist practices such as sexual harassment and domination techniques continue to permeate the inner workings of parliaments. No workplace is immune to sexual harassment but its prevalence in parliaments has serious implications, not only for those exposed but for democracy itself – conveying a message of who belongs in politics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Informal Learning Spaces : Exploring Contextual Social Interactions to Support Second Language Learning Outside of the Classroom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Juliana Hernández Báez; [2022]
    Keywords : language learning; embodied interaction; contextual learning; human-computer interaction;

    Abstract : Migration has been increasing in the last years in the European Union, something that challenges social integration because of the language barrier. In the case of Sweden, although the government offers newcomers basic education to teach the language, small communities and local associations had been creating spaces to learn Swedish outside of a classroom environment. READ MORE