Essays about: "social community"

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  1. 1. Modelling rare events using non-parametric machine learning classiers - Under what circumstances are support vector machines preferable to conventional parametric classiers?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Lukas Ma; [2021-04-06]
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    Abstract : Rare event modelling is an important topic in quantitative social science research. However, despite the fact that traditional classiers based upon general linear models (GLM) might lead to biased results, little attention in the social science community is devoted to methodological studies aimed at alleviating such bias, even fewer of them have considered the use of machine learning methods to tackle analytical problems imposed by rare events. READ MORE

  2. 2. Piecing the Puzzle: Restorative Justice with Children and Young Offenders in Scandinavia, an Interview Study with Professionals

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Nancy Gutiérrez Olivares; [2021-02-04]
    Keywords : Restorative Justice; Children and Young Offenders; Victim Offender Mediation; Youth Punishment; Restorative Processes; Social Work; Scandinavian Justice Systems;

    Abstract : The modern roots of restorative justice in Scandinavia go back to the emergence of the mediationmovement in Norway in the mid 1970s (Miers, 2001), a process that reached Sweden in the late 1980s(Wahlin, 2005). Victim Offender Mediation (VOM) in Sweden, and Youth Punishment (YP) inNorway, are some of the processes based on the primary components of restorative justice. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reaching Those ‘Out-of-Reach’: An Explorative Case-Study of Fire Prevention in Vulnerable Urban Communities within Copenhagen.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Aron Fransson; [2021]
    Keywords : Fire Prevention; Fire Rescue Services; Risk Communication; Fire Governance; Urban Vulnerable Communities; Community Risk Reduction; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Considering the nature of vulnerability to fires and at-risk groups, the issue is arguably a social problem where spatial analysis has allowed for a greater context, beyond the individual, to be analyzed. Furthermore, reports from fire rescue services of local safety concerns and the convergence of interest between different stakeholders has made communities disposition to fire safety increasingly relevant. READ MORE

  4. 4. “We did not want a security guard 2.0” : IMPLEMENTING COMMUNITY WARDENS AS A STEP IN THE MUNICIPAL CRIME PREVENTATIVE AND FEAR OF CRIME REDUCING WORK IN VELLINGE AND TRELLEBORG

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för kriminologi (KR)

    Author : Linnea Schumacher Wieslander; [2021]
    Keywords : Crime prevention; Community wardens; Fear of crime; Implementation; Municipal responsibility;

    Abstract : Traditionally in Sweden the crime preventative and fear of crime reducing work has fallen on the police. However, in 2019 the Swedish government appointed an inquiry where an investigator is to submit a proposal regarding how the municipalities in Sweden can have a legislated responsibility for crime preventative work. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Community-Centered Solution to a Pandemic : Risk Communication and Community Engagement for Co-Production of Knowledge in Health Emergencies and Infodemic Context

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Antonio Palazuelos Prieto; [2021]
    Keywords : Risk Communication; Community Engagement; Co-production of knowledge; Public health emergencies; Infodemic; Outbreak response; Disinformation; Misinformation; Rumor management; Covid-19; Development Communication;

    Abstract : This research explores how community-centered solutions facilitate the success and ownership of the response actions to deal with a public health emergency, such as the Covid-19 pandemic. When an outbreak or a hazard impacts a group of people, there is a strong need for communication in order to be able to access to the right information that takes people to make the correct decision and thus to take a protective action to be safe. READ MORE