Essays about: "poor communities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 119 essays containing the words poor communities.

  1. 1. "Are we keeping everyone safe from disasters?" A qualitative case study on how the IFRC promotes an intersectional understanding of gender within disaster risk reduction projects for resilience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Elin Boström; [2021]
    Keywords : Resilience; disaster risk reduction; intersectionality; gender; IFRC.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Following the increasing number of climatic shocks and disasters, the poor and most vulnerable are disproportionately affected as their already exposed situation becomes further worsened. The gendered impacts of climate disasters have demonstrated how women and girls vulnerable position is exacerbated in relation to existing socio-cultural norms and inequalities, making them one of the most vulnerable groups to disasters and climatic shocks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Encouraging Pro-Social Behaviours Through Feelings of Responsibility: Investigating factors influential to the behaviour of low-risk individuals during the COVID-19 response in Ireland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Caolán Leneghan; [2021]
    Keywords : Human Behaviour; Risk Communication; COVID-19; Public Health; Risk Response; Social Heuristics; Medicine and Health Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research examined the experiences of 12 low-risk individuals to identify factors influential to their behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland. The method used a semi-structured format of interviews conducted over June 2021. READ MORE

  3. 3. Revising the link between neighbourhoods and education: The case of well performing middle schools in Malmö

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Andreea Valentina Moraru; [2021]
    Keywords : Neighbourhood effects; Education; Malmö; fsQCA; privatisation of education; Qualitative Comparative Analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : How do neighbourhoods affect life chances? This is a question that researchers have asked in different forms as early as the 50’s –and there is no shortage of papers exploring neighbourhood effects: how where we live affects our well-being or our participation in the labour market, our life expectancy or, in general, our life outcomes. Yet, there is less consensus than one would expect from a field that has been this active: mechanisms are not clearly defined, methodologies are often one-sided, theoretical concepts are outdated and sometimes harmful for communities and contextuality of most kinds is surprisingly rare. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gas Flaring in Nigeria: Analyzing the Impact of Governance and Sustainability in the Niger Delta

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Chiedozie Franklin Otuonye; [2020]
    Keywords : Gas Flaring; Governance; Sustainability; Niger Delta; Conflict; Regulation; Corruption; Environment; Infrastructure; Oil and Gas; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Gas flaring is a global issue but more especially for developing countries who are faced with various health and environmental challenges. This research paper focusses on the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, who are among the highest ranked for the amount of natural gas flared in the process of oil exploration and extraction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Conditions for Cooperative Water Resource Management in a conflict affected society : A case study of the Ibër River Basin

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Astrid Berne; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Water Resource Management; Transboundary Waters; Conflict Affected Societies; Environmental Peacemaking.;

    Abstract : Kosovo is a disputed territory, in conflict with Serbia, the country it declared independence from in 1999. The two states share water resource, in the form of the Ibër river. Kosovo is facing issues of water scarcity and the water it has access to is heavily polluted with untreated wastewater metallurgy waste. READ MORE