Essays about: "social capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 763 essays containing the words social capital.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Exploring how microfinance institutions can enable access to financial services in rural areas of Rwanda : a case study of Réseau Interdiocésain de Microfinance

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Belise Mugwaneza; [2019]
    Keywords : microfinance institutions; rural communities; financial exclusion; financial relations; bottom of the pyramid; social capital; sites; situations and value proposition;

    Abstract : Most of rural based population in developing countries are poor and uneducated. Due to these conditions, rural communities do not attract traditional financial institutions. In response to the issue of financial exclusion, the existence of microfinance institutions has been embraced as a solution to avail financial services to rural communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. It’s a little bit like drawing the lottery : A study of American and British expats’ educational strategies in Berlin

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Linn Björklund Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sociology of education; reproduction strategies; school choice; expat; Berlin; Germany; Utbildningssociologi; utbildningsstrategier; skolval; expats; Berlin; Tyskland;

    Abstract : This study examines American and British middle class expats’ educational strategies in Berlin, Germany, from a Bourdieusian perspective. I argue that globalization and an increased mover population make it necessary to study the expat population, a social group that has been largely neglected in sociological research. READ MORE

  5. 5. ”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