Essays about: "social issues"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1901 essays containing the words social issues.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Hybridization of the Self, Colonial Discourse and the Deconstruction of Value Systems : A Postcolonial Literary Theory Perspective of Literature inculpating Colonialism

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Brian Burns; [2021]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Postcolonial Literary Theory; Hybridization; Walker; Malouf; Phillips; Achebe; Freud; Nietzsche; Bhabha; Siad; McLeod; Barry;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to provide a perspective on literature inculpating colonialism using postcolonial literary theory and method. The subject material incorporates four novels studied during the literature modules for the English course at Högskolan Gävle (HIG). READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring Connections within Documented-non-European Immigrants' Social Networks and the Influence of the Connections in Labour Market Integration, Lund-Sweden

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

    Author : Doerte Cudjoe-Teye; [2021]
    Keywords : Documented-Non-European Immigrants; Labour Market Integration; Immigrants Social Networks; Social Capital; Networks of Connections; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the labour integration of documented-non-European immigrants into the Swedish labour market through their immigrants' networks. Most documented-non-European immigrants face labour integration challenges due to the lack of specific labour skills. READ MORE

  4. 4. ACCOMMODATION, CONTENTION, AND TRANSFORMATION – MAPPING THE FIELD OF GREEN TRANSITION POLITICS IN DENMARK FROM 2007 to 2020

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

    Author : Mads Schou Jensen; [2021]
    Keywords : social movement studies; climate politics; field theory; green transition; strategic decision-making; climatization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change has become an all-encompassing problem as CO2 accumulating in the atmosphere sets the pace of temperature increases in our rapidly warming world. In attempting to make society ‘green,’ environmental movements have pursued different strategies through different political constellations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hong Kong Under the One Country, Two Systems Policy ——Through the Case study of Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement to exploring the identity and ontological security issues of Hong Kongese

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Jichen Zhao; [2021]
    Keywords : Hong Kong; One Country Two System Policy; Ontological Security; Identity; colony; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Traditional security studies focuses primarily on physical threats to the state. By contrast, the ontological security framework argues that individuals feel secure when they are able to maintain a communal narrative. Such a framework lends itself to an analysis of the impact of identity continuity on security. READ MORE