Essays about: "social capital"

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  1. 1. Students' support an perception of their confidence in schoolwork during the Covid-19 pandemic in Kenya using the response to educational disruption survey (red) 2021.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Aaron Kwadjo Agyei; [2023-10-31]
    Keywords : student support; student confidence; home-based support; teachers´ support;

    Abstract : Aim: This study aims to examine students' support and confidence in schoolwork during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya. In doing so the study contributes to a smaller research gap concerning student support Theory: Bourdieus's theory of social reproduction (cultural and social capital) served as the theoretical foundation for the selection of variables in this study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Under the radar: The forgotten narrative of young women with adhd

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Sofia Mellström; [2023-10-12]
    Keywords : Adhd; ; feminism; stigma; neuro-divergency; gender theory; social capital; belongingness;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the voices of an often forgotten narrative of young women with adhd. Through this, I aim to create awareness, spread knowledge and give voices to these women. Previous studies have largely been based on boys with adhd, which has shaped the general perception of the diagnosis. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Mmaduabuchi Chijioke Ikeh; [2023-10-10]
    Keywords : migration; integration; cultural integration; social media; migrants; social integration; social capital; digital literacy; social network;

    Abstract : Purpose: This research aims to examine how new Nigerian migrants in Sweden respond to social and cultural challenges and investigate the role of social media in their integration process. Theory: Social Capital Theory forms the framework that supports this study. READ MORE

  4. 4. MEANINGFUL OR MEANINGLESS? THE RELEVANCE OF INFORMAL RELATIONSHIPS - A case study of the perceived importance of relationship enablers between the United Nations and the European Union

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sören Selander; [2023-10-05]
    Keywords : informal relationships; social capital; trust; cooperation;

    Abstract : The special meaning of the UN-EU relations characterized not only by symbolic significance but also in terms of legitimization and especially growing financial importance, complemented by the findings of previous literature on business organizations underscoring the value of informal relationships, led me devote this thesis to the perceived importance of social capital in the UN-EU relations. In line with existing theories of social capital which argue that the interpersonal side of relationships can lead to advantages, pointing at the same time to some favorable conditions such as trust, obligations and expectations, and relational embeddedness that need to be fulfilled for a relationship to become meaningful, this study aims to analyze the perceptions of the individuals involved in the informal relationships between the UN and the EU on the relevance of these relational social capital conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dreams, hope and future; An anthropological study about poverty and future plans among of vulnerable youth in Cape Town

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Gustav Carlsson; [2023-09-27]
    Keywords : Hope; Social mobility; Capital; Social suffering; Temporality; Potentiality;

    Abstract : This thesis is a result of Minor Field Studies (MFS) carried out in Cape Town, South Africa and funded by the Swedish public authority SIDA - Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. South Africa struggles with poverty and has the greatest inequality in the world. READ MORE