Essays about: "private life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 392 essays containing the words private life.

  1. 1. Using a GIS to enable an economic, land use and energy output comparison between small wind powered turbines and large-scale wind farms: the case of Oslo, Norway.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Colin Potter; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Wind power; Renewable energy sources; urban wind energy; urban areas; planning; vertical axis wind turbines; comparative studies; urban integrated energy systems; Oslo; Roan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Responding to an identified knowledge gap, the study aims to determine if smaller wind turbines located on top of existing urban buildings are more resource efficient (land utilization and economically) than large scale wind farms. To answer this question, using a GIS, the resource efficiency of the Roan wind farm in Northern Norway was compared to a theoretical modeled installation of small-scale wind turbines on top of buildings within a 2km radius study zone in central Oslo. READ MORE

  2. 2. It Will Seem So Nice and Grown-Uppish : An analytical essay on development towards conservative gender roles in the novel Anne of Green Gables

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Lärarutbildningen

    Author : Elena Firozi; [2023]
    Keywords : Gender roles; conformity; separate spheres; bildungsroman; children s and young adult literature; Lucy Montgomery;

    Abstract : In this essay, an analysis of Lucy Montgomery's bildungsroman Anne of Green Gables has been conducted. The story of the protagonist Anne Shirley’s development into adulthood displays many aspects of the gender roles of the twentieth century in Canada as a result of her gendered upbringing. READ MORE

  3. 3. A glance at everyday life of New Elder Group in China: A case study of Xiamen, China

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Jianmei Zhou; [2023]
    Keywords : everyday life; diversity of older people; New Elder Group; LaoPiaoZu; time-geographic approach; life course theory; Xiamen; China; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis targeted a new group in the transitioning Chinese society---the New Elder Group (NEG) --- at the private level, focusing on their everyday life. NEG refers to retired people who are relatively young (55-80), financially independent, and in good health. Their primary desires in everyday life is to “live a good every day”. READ MORE

  4. 4. “If we don’t, then who will?” : A qualitative study about Black Afro-Swedish women’s embodied identity experiences in working life

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Leila Axelsson; Emma Rangdal; [2022]
    Keywords : Afro-Swedish women; embodied identity; identity work; intersectionality; Black feminism; embodied research; collective identity;

    Abstract : Sweden has been celebrated in public discourse for being a major proponent of social justice and anti-racist policies, but the country’s ambiguous history with racism has been replaced by colour-evasive discourses permeating contemporary organisations today. Management and organisation studies have focused on the individual identity work of employees, without further attention to the intersecting social positionings of Black Afro-Swedish women. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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