Essays about: "observations"

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  1. 1. SAVE KORTEDALA LIBRARY Gendering Practices in Urban Activism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Magdalena Myhreld; [2020-01-07]
    Keywords : Urban movemenst; Gender performativity; Neoliberalism; Neighborhood activism; Libraries;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to discuss conditions for urban activism, through looking at the interest group Save Kortedala Library and its gendering practices. The aim was furthermore to examine the role Kortedala Library plays for the community as well as to relate Save Kortedala Library to a larger context of resistance to neoliberalism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Test setup for LDMX HCal readout

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Partikelfysik

    Author : Joshua Greaves; [2020]
    Keywords : Dark matter; LDMX; dark photon; hadronic calorimeter; photomultiplier tube; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : It is evident from cosmological observations such as the Cosmic Microwave Background, and the motion of galaxies, that the universe consists of approximately 5 times more mass than visible matter can account for. The Light Dark Matter eXperiment (LDMX) will take a unique approach in its hunt for dark matter; it will look for missing momentum signals in electron collisions with a Tungsten target, and will be looking in the sub GeV energy range for evidence of dark matter interactions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Economic Inequality, Ethnic Group Dynamics, and Domestic Terrorism : The Destructive Effects of Collectively Experienced Grievances

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Tim Gåsste; [2020]
    Keywords : Ethnicity; economic inequality; horizontal inequality; domestic terrorism; collective grievances; ethnic group dynamics; violent group mobilization;

    Abstract : This paper studies how economic inequality between ethnic groups affects domestic terrorism. Drawing on theories concerning horizontal inequality, ethnic group dynamics, political violence, and domestic terrorism, the following hypothesis is developed: Increased economic inequality between ethnic groups increases domestic terrorism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Colorism in Zanzibar - A Qualitative Field Study on The Effects of Colorism on Women's Identity and Ethnicity Construction

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Feven Tekie; [2020]
    Keywords : Colorism; Zanzibar; Tanzania; Identity; Ethnicity; Skin Color Bias; Internalized Racism; Identity Process Theory;

    Abstract : This paper is a by-product of a minor field study conducted in Zanzibar, Tanzania during eight consecutive weeks in early 2019. The purpose of the study was to examine how colorism affects women’s identity and ethnicity construction through the research questions; how do women in Zanzibar experience colorism in their daily lives and; how does colorism affect their self-perception? The data was collected through seven semi-structured interviews with women in Zanzibar and observations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reducing or reproducing gender norms : An ethnographic study based on observations in Ugandan preschools

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap (UV); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för didaktik och lärares praktik (DLP)

    Author : Sanna Olsson; Elsa Joelsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Agenda 2030; education; equality; gender; ethnography; observation; preschool; teachers.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to contribute, with knowledge of conceptions of male and female, to Ugandan preschools and to study in what ways gender norms in the Ugandan society are reflected and developed in the daily activity in preschools. The theoretical underpinnings used in this study are social constructive and inspired by Butler, Connell and Pearse among others. READ MORE