Essays about: "poverty measures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 essays containing the words poverty measures.

  1. 1. Lowering energy need and improving indoor climate - A case study of rural dwellings in Gammalsvenskby, Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Energi och byggnadsdesign

    Author : Viktor Kauranen; [2022]
    Keywords : Gammalsvenskby; energy-efficient; indoor climate; rural buildings; renovation; Ukraine; Life cycle cost; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : A vast majority of rural dwellings in Ukraine are inefficient from an energy perspective, with a major need for energy-efficient renovations. A lot of these buildings are also having problems with the indoor climate, with poor ventilation combined with indoor combustion of fuel which can cause negative health effects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rethinking social care services for elderly persons in Zambia

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

    Author : Annette Hatembo; [2022]
    Keywords : Ageing; elderly people; family; community; caregiving; old people’s home; social care.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Elderly people in Zambia face numerous challenges resulting from high poverty levels, stigma, and social exclusion, poor service provision in old people's homes, and lack of proper care and support from family and the public. In addition, changes in population ageing have also resulted in increased longevity affecting the obligatory responsibilities of the state and the family to meet individual needs in caregiving adequately. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy justice for members only? A study of German energy cooperatives’ contributions to energy justice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Juliane Marie Miller; [2022]
    Keywords : energy democracy; energy poverty; community energy; prosumption; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Energy cooperatives are seen as a way to achieve energy democracy in both academic and activist circles, with often an implicit expectation that they also contribute to energy justice. These assumptions are increasingly being questioned, often on the grounds of the limited diversity of energy cooperative membership. READ MORE

  4. 4. Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Poverty

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Marie Luise Fiona Munzert; [2022]
    Keywords : Energy Poverty; Renewables; Institutional Quality; GLS; GMM; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The availability of energy is an overarching measure connected to various aspects of poverty. Energy Poverty, as a concept, captures the deprivation of access to energy, clean and safe fuels and end-appliances. READ MORE

  5. 5. Falling through the net: An exploratory qualitative study of food poverty and food insecurity in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Stephanie Rost; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Food poverty; Food insecurity; Poverty; Welfare State; Sweden;

    Abstract : When thinking of food poverty, Sweden may not be the first country that comes to the forefront of your mind. Indeed it appears as a somewhat neglected field of study in a country that while maintaining a presentation as a social democratic welfare state, is experiencing a growth in the number of those not able to feed themselves. READ MORE