Essays about: "social capital"

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  1. 1. Fostering Cooperative Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic : A case study on coffee cooperatives' operations during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Cecilia Widman; [2021]
    Keywords : cooperatives; coffee; resilience; asset pentagon; Covid-19;

    Abstract : This study investigates the resilience of coffee cooperatives and producer organizations in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and explores their adaptations to the context in relation to their livelihood capitals. The changes to their operations are analyzed through the contexts of shocks, trends and stresses and how they perceived these threats. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring Connections within Documented-non-European Immigrants' Social Networks and the Influence of the Connections in Labour Market Integration, Lund-Sweden

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

    Author : Doerte Cudjoe-Teye; [2021]
    Keywords : Documented-Non-European Immigrants; Labour Market Integration; Immigrants Social Networks; Social Capital; Networks of Connections; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the labour integration of documented-non-European immigrants into the Swedish labour market through their immigrants' networks. Most documented-non-European immigrants face labour integration challenges due to the lack of specific labour skills. READ MORE

  3. 3. Coliving in the Sustainable City - A study of coliving as a sustainable urban housing strategy in Stockholm

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

    Author : Ulrika Hafström; [2021]
    Keywords : Coliving; Environmental sustainability; Shared forms of housing; Sharing economy; Social capital; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The challenge to limit global warming to 1.5°C requires substantial transitions in cities. Shifting consumer behaviours, property use and development are necessary to meet urban housing shortages and ensure a liveable future. READ MORE

  4. 4. FOOTBALL: MORE THAN A SPORT : What is the impact that football can make in the social integration of refugees?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Petros Pallas; [2021]
    Keywords : refugees; football projects; social integration; social capital; human capital; intergroup contact; prejudice;

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  5. 5. Refugeehood in Uganda’s rapidly urbanizing cities: An investigation of the South Sudanese refugees’ use of assets and community self-reliance to overcome humanitarian protection challenges in Arua city, Northern Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Vittorio Capici; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban forced displacement; secondary cities; Northern Uganda; self-settled refugees; collective livelihoods; community assets; refugee-led organisations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In contrast with most studies analyzing urban forced displacement in Uganda, this study moves beyond the capital Kampala to explore urban refugeehood issues in one of the country’s secondary cities. The case study investigates how a community of self-settled South Sudanese refugees living in the northern Ugandan city of Arua copes with the challenges of self-settlement, self-reliance and recognition. READ MORE