Essays about: "social context."

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  1. 1. MOVING BETWEEN LEVELS OF ENGAGEMENT WITH INTERACTIVE DIGITAL EXHIBITS

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

    Author : Alena Seredko; [2020-03-24]
    Keywords : Engagement; Museum; Digital technology; Interactive exhibit; Contextual Model of Learning; Visitor Engagement Framework;

    Abstract : Purpose: The overall purpose of the study is to explore how engagement with digital interactive exhibits can be evaluated in a museum rather than in a science centre setting and scrutinize factors that encourage or hinder visitors’ engagement. This is examined using a case study of the Human Nature exhibition displayed at the Museum of World Culture (Gothenburg, Sweden). READ MORE

  2. 2. Putting all the sustainable development eggs in the private sector basket : An investigation into hegemonic struggle in the Danish development community over increasing private sector-driven development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Louise Maria Skotte Møller; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Development Finance; Private Sector-Driven Development; Civil Society; Critical Discourse Analysis; Hegemony; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : How sustainable development (SD) is envisioned, practiced and financed is a crucial question today. In Denmark, the former government introduced private sector-driven development (PSDD) at the heart of Danish development cooperation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Identity Formation Among Kurds in Sweden: A study on second-generation immigrants

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

    Author : Lawen Karim; [2020]
    Keywords : Identity; ethnicity; culture in-between; belonging; Kurdish; cultural hybridity; diaspora; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns theories of identity formation and feeling of belonging amongst people in Sweden with Kurdish background. The purpose of this thesis is to study the processes of identity and feelings of belonging among second-generation immigrants of Kurds in the Swedish society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gestational Surrogacy or Wombs for Rent? An analysis of the surrogacy debate in Spain.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Rocío Urías Martínez; [2020]
    Keywords : Surrogacy; Wombs for rent; Discourse Theory; Bodily autonomy; Redistribution; Recognition; Biopolitics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Surrogacy is a much-discussed issue in Spain since in 2017 the political party Ciudadanos proposed in parliament a law to legalize altruistic surrogacy. Since then, the main political parties have constructed a discourse on surrogacy, positioning themselves in favor of or against its legalization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peruvian Trainee Teachers as Mestizas. Pedagogies of Tolerance and Respect Towards Gay and Lesbian People

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Magrith Mena Portocarrero; [2020]
    Keywords : Tolerance; Respect; Standpoint theory; Gay; Lesbian; Engaged pedagogy; Mestiza consciousness; Nos otras; Gender binary discourse; Border crossing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Given the polarized political context in Peru that was provoked by the inclusion of LGTBIQ+ identities in the official school curriculum, this study analyzes the meanings that students of pedagogy in Lima ascribe to tolerance and respect towards gay and lesbian people, and how these meanings inform their pedagogical practices. Based on two focus groups and eight individual interviews grounded in standpoint theory, this study engages in a dialogue with the work of Wendy Brown regarding tolerance. READ MORE