Essays about: "social capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 769 essays containing the words social capital.

  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. Wandering away from apartheid : A study on interracial bridging social capital in South African small-town society

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Agnes-Cecilia Haglund; [2019]
    Keywords : Bridging; Social capital; Interracial interaction; Interracial integration; Desegregation; Civil society; Equality; Equal value; Trust; Cooperation; South Africa; Post-apartheid; Racism; Culture; Anthropology; Political Science; Liberal democracy; Prosperity;

    Abstract : Trust, cooperation and equal value. The purpose of the current study has been to present evidence of interracial bridging social capital between groups and individuals in South African small-town society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Foundations in change: the material preconditions of the state

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Vincent Wilhelmsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Materialism; State-building; Climate change; Conceptual research; Hierarchy of needs; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The classic division of state formation literature often discuss the state in concepts of capital and coercion, stressing the dimension of coercion in true Weberian spirit. This essay however finds a different path and a somewhat alternative way of thinking about states. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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