Essays about: "social mechanisms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 482 essays containing the words social mechanisms.

  1. 1. Transnational Experiences of Ugandan Students in Gothenburg, Sweden; Challenges and Adaptation strategies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Catherine Suubi Kayonga; [2021-02-05]
    Keywords : Transnationalism; adaptation; Ugandan students; cultural differences; coping mechanisms;

    Abstract : The aim of this qualitative study was to explore the transnational experiences of Ugandan students in Gothenburg; Sweden. The focus was to understand how cultural differences affect the academic and social life of these students, the ways in which they adapt to the new host country Sweden, challenges they might have encountered and how they have managed to overcome them. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Dark Triad and Psychological Resilience: The Moderating Effect of Locus of Control

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Kitty Balazadeh; Josefin Hansson; [2021]
    Keywords : dark triad; psychological resilience; locus of control; narcissism; machiavellianism; psychopathy.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The relationship between the Dark Triad and psychological resilience is understudied and literature on the subject is insufficient. This study aimed to investigate the association between the Dark Triad and psychological resilience, and the possibility of locus of control acting as a moderator of this relationship. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Exploration of the American Justice System through the Trial of Tom Robinson : A New Historicist Analysis of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Eva-Lena Henriksson; [2021]
    Keywords : To Kill a Mockingbird; Harper Lee; Systemic racism; Racial bias; American justice system; New historicism; Scottsboro cases; Civil rights movement; Civil rights; Black Lives Matter movement; Constitutional rights.;

    Abstract : Adding something new to the understanding of To Kill a Mockingbird (1960), which is considered a twentieth-century classic, would be nearly impossible if not for the outlook of new historicism. Through a new historicist analysis of Harper Lee’s literary text parallel to non-fictional texts relating to the American justice system and civil rights, this essay explores how race affects U. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integration through Civic Participation - Exploring the Relationship between Membership in Organisations and Political Trust

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

    Author : Ivana Cosic; [2021]
    Keywords : Integration. Civic participation; Political trust; Integration indicators; Hierarchical organisations; Horizontal organisations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the Nordic countries, an increasing part of the population consists of migrants from various backgrounds. Naturally, it is important to investigate what can be done in order for these migrants to integrate successfully. Previous research shows that some of the fundamentals of integration are trust and the sense of collective identity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bilingual Peace Education in Israel: A case study on The School for Peace at Neve Shalom/ Wahat al-Salam : The path towards peaceful behaviours and social integration among Arabs and Jews

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jasmin Khwaiter; [2021]
    Keywords : Bilingual peace education; Israeli education; behaviours; social integration; Jürgen Habermas’s theory of communicative action; The School of Peace; Neve Shalom Wahat al-Salam;

    Abstract : This essay examined how bilingual peace education can promote peaceful behaviours and social integration among otherwise segregated Arab- Israelis and Jewish- Israelis. By using The School for Peace at Neve Shalom/ Wahat al-Salam as a case study, accompanied with Jürgen Habermas theory of communicative action and New institutionalism with a conflict critical approach, we observed the behavioural mechanisms of institutions and social interactions. READ MORE