Essays about: "resilience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 492 essays containing the word resilience.

  1. 1. Social Impacts of Climate Change on Women’s Health in Belize

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Mathilda Jerenius; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : Climate change; health; women; social work; public health;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether climate change affects women’s health in Belize, and if so, how. Belize, being a low-lying coastline country is prone to suffer from repercussions of climate change. The data was collected by conducting four focus group discussions with female participants in four rural villages in Belize. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bodies out/in Place? Unmapping Trans People’s Experience in Outdoor Activities

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Bart Bloem Herraiz; [2019-08-26]
    Keywords : Trans; Outdoor; Body Experience; Counter-geographies; Queering Methodology;

    Abstract : Scrutiny over trans people's bodies in urban contexts is continuous. This thesis develops theidea that the outdoors offers a less-gendered space for trans people, enabling and empowering them to escape self-surveillance processes and to feel freer in their genderexpression/identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resilience and Adaptivity of EU Pesticides Law - Assessing Theory and Legal Capacity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Jansson; [2019-08-09]
    Keywords : pesticides; agriculture; resilience; EU law; adaptive law;

    Abstract : The utilisation of pesticides within agriculture may contribute to a transgression of the ecological boundaries of the Earth. However, pesticides play an essential role in sustaining human welfare by providing food security. READ MORE

  4. 4. Resilience from within or without? : An ethnographic study of resilience mechanisms in southern Colombia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Amanda Amigues; [2019]
    Keywords : Resilience; recovery processes; peacebuilding; post-conflict; post-disaster reconstruction; Colombia;

    Abstract : The emergence of resilience in the peacebuilding field shows an important change of paradigm and turn to the local context. So far few ethnographic research has been done to understand how resilience works locally and what are the mechanisms helping individuals to cope and recover from a crisis. READ MORE

  5. 5. You're in Sweden, Speak... Experiences of Language Policy and Integration In the Multilingual Global City: A Case Study of Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Adèle Cain; [2019]
    Keywords : multilingualism; global city; language discrimination; racism; Sweden; integration;

    Abstract : Increased global migration coupled with the rise of the Global City invites an evaluation of language policy for the multilingual city, all the more pressing at a time of resurgent nationalism across the continent. The study evaluates Sweden, host to some of the most extensive pluralistic language protections in Europe, from accounts of those relying on non-Swedish languages within Sweden, observational fieldwork, case study and policy review. READ MORE