Essays about: "social capital and social development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 323 essays containing the words social capital and social development.

  1. 1. “The government is watching – don’t step on their toes” : An investigation of the press freedom and the working conditions for journalists in Tanzania

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Author : Benjamin Backlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Press freedom; development journalism; brown envelope; self-censorship; journalistic interventionism; values of journalism; developing countries; Tanzania; Dar es Salaam; Tanzanian journalists.;

    Abstract : According to reports from Reporters sans frontiers and Freedom House, the freedom of the press has declined during the recent years in the sub-Saharan country Tanzania. Using the human rights reports as an entry point, this study set out to investigate the working conditions for journalists in the capital de facto of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stolpersteine: resources for development and social change? A case study in Vienna.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Nicole Mullane; [2019]
    Keywords : Stolpersteine; Stones of Remembrance; Holocaust; Memorials; Participatory processes; Communication posts; Reconciliation; Communication for development and social change; post conflict resources;

    Abstract : The Stolpersteine memorial art project commemorates individual Holocaust victims by placing small brass plates outside the last known place they freely lived or worked. To date around 70,000 of these ‘stones’ have been laid across 24 countries, making it the largest decentralised monument in the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mobile Finance and Financial Risk A Study of Mobile Financial Services, its Value Model and the Distribution of Risk

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

    Author : Axel Sievers; [2019]
    Keywords : Mobile Financial Services; Avanza; Economic Geography; Finance; Financial transactions; Core; Periphery; Uneven development; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of mobile financial services on the behavior of young adults on the financial market, particularly how mobile financial services effect the distribution of risk amongst consumers. The risk examined are twofold; how the risk of a financial transaction looks like for both the consumer of the financial instrument and the distributor (Avanza) and how the risk assumed in a financial transactions differ for consumers in different geographies (core and periphery). READ MORE

  4. 4. ”Det måste gå, vi tar inte ett nej för ett nej” : när civilsamhället bygger bostäder på landsbygden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Martina Staxäng; [2019]
    Keywords : bostadsbyggande; landsbygd; samhällsentreprenörskap; resurser; nätverk;

    Abstract : Alla behöver vi någonstans att bo. En stor majoritet av Sveriges kommuner uppger år 2018 att de har brist på bostäder och de bakomliggande orsakerna till detta kan variera. I landsbygdsområden och mindre orter är en vanlig anledning att det inte anses vara lönsamt att bygga nytt, även om det finns en efterfrågan. READ MORE

  5. 5. How is development affecting sustainable livelihoods and disaster risk: A case study of a coastal community in Fiji

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Jennifer Gustavsson; Malin Wiskman; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable livelihood; Disaster risk; Fiji; Risk management; Development; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate how development have affected access to sustainable livelihood capitals and how the perceived access to these capitals have changed in the past decades in Dravuwalu, a coastal society in Fiji. A case-study was conducted in the village of Drawuvalu. READ MORE