Essays about: "participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2617 essays containing the word participation.

  1. 1. ENGAGEMENT AND SENSE OF COMMUNITY IN A DISTANCE CIVIC ORIENTATION COURSE Design of a Communication Space for Newly Arrived Immigrants

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Hilda Haqvinsson; [2021-12-14]
    Keywords : Distance Education; Newly Arrived Immigrants; Communication; Engagement; Sense of Community; Discussion Forum;

    Abstract : Purpose:The purpose of this research is to a), through collaboration with end users, develop a communication space in a distance civic orientation course, and thus b) investigate what aspects that may be important to include in this space in order to facilitate the learners’ sense of community and thus possibly their engagement in that course.Theory:For this capstone project, the Design Thinking method and its human-centred approach is used as a framework to continuously relate the progression of the project back to the users and their needs. READ MORE

  2. 2. WOMEN’S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE PERSPECTIVE. A Quantitative Large-N Study of ODA Recipient Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ana Japaridze; [2021-11-23]
    Keywords : international assistance; bilateral aid; DAC donors; women’s political empowerment;

    Abstract : Promoting gender equality and closing the persisting gender gap is critical for achieving wide-ranging global objectives and sustainable development for all. One of the key domains in achieving gender equality is women’s political empowerment, which shows the least and slowest progress among all domains, even within the European Union. READ MORE

  3. 3. Decentralization - a route towards gender balance in municipal politics? Decentralization and wider women representation in municipal assemblies: evidence across countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lali Dvali; [2021-11-23]
    Keywords : Women s political representation; fiscal decentralization; municipal level; gender and politics;

    Abstract : This paper explores the relationship between the level of decentralization and women's political participation in local politics. Using the OLS regression analysis I ask whether fiscal decentralization fosters more gender-balanced politics at the municipal level and whether the quality of public service serves as a mechanism through which the relationship works. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond vulnerabilities: Exploring the coping mechanisms of children as family heads in child-headed households in Kampala district Uganda.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Lambert Buzaare; [2021-10-07]
    Keywords : coping mechanisms; child-headed households; strengths and abilities;

    Abstract : Uganda is a signatory of both local and international child protection protocols and has further shown its great commitment to child welfare through various agencies put up to implement child welfare-related issues. Yet with all this, children in Uganda continue to be abused and their rights violated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Harnessing Social Capital through Sport: Exploring the role of Football in the socio-economic integration of African migrants in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Comfort Ankunda; [2021-10-07]
    Keywords : Migrants; migration; socio-economic integration; social relations; social capital; African migrants; sports; football;

    Abstract : Integration ought to be a two-way process, requiring adjustments from both migrants and native residents. However, more adaptation is often required of and indeed achieved by the migrants than host communities. Fortunately, participation avenues such as sport offer opportunities for these migrants to interact with and learn from host communities. READ MORE