Essays about: "social mobility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 209 essays containing the words social mobility.

  1. 1. “The grandiosity of tasks and mediocrity of tools”: Confronting the transnational social question with mobile CEE citizens’ experiences in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kristin Clay; [2019-05-08]
    Keywords : Transnational Social Question; Intra-EU Mobility; European Citizenship; European Dis integration; Coloniality; Decolonial Option;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the debate surrounding east-west intra-EU mobility, the transnational social question and European citizenship by uncovering often undervalued and stigmatized histories, experiences, and knowledge from the EU’s central and eastern member states by highlighting the voices of mobile CEE citizens in Sweden. Taking a problem-driven, adaptive approach, this thesis draws on qualitative interviews—with twelve respondents representing Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Latvia, and Estonia—contextualized by official documents from the EU and Sweden, including a European Commission communication and press release, a report prepared by Sweden’s National Board of Trade, and a letter from the EU Affairs ministers of Sweden, Finland, and Norway defending the freedom of movement. READ MORE

  2. 2. “The grandiosity of tasks and mediocrity of tools”: Confronting the transnational social question with mobile CEE citizens’ experiences in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kristin Clay; [2019-01-17]
    Keywords : Transnational Social Question; Intra-EU Mobility; European Citizenship; European Dis integration; Coloniality; Decolonial Option;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the debate surrounding east-west intra-EU mobility, the transnational social question and European citizenship by uncovering often undervalued and stigmatized histories, periences, and knowledge from the EU’s central and eastern member states by highlighting the voices of mobile CEE citizens in Sweden. Taking a problem-driven, adaptive approach, this thesis draws on qualitative interviews—with twelve respondents representing Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Latvia, and Estonia—contextualized by official documents from the EU and Sweden, including a European Commission communication and press release, a report prepared by Sweden’s National Board of Trade, and a letter from the EU Affairs ministers of Sweden, Finland, and Norway defending the freedom of movement. READ MORE

  3. 3. Work is where my bike is. Identifying windows of opportunity for bike commuting in the heart of Germany’s car industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sandra Seethaler; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Behaviour Analysis; Bike Communiting; Sustainable Mobility; Transport Planning; Germany; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Germany, country of diesel bans and postponed climate goals, the region of Baden-Württemberg, as the heart of the country’s car industry, faces especial challenges. Due to its highly car-oriented transport system and topographical structure, the region is notorious for some of the country’s worst air quality levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Find Your Way in Landskrona - A design study towards active mobility enhancement through wayfinding in the urban areas

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Margaretha Liliana Situmorang; [2019]
    Keywords : urban design; walkability; urban transformation; train station; wayfinding; interaction; active mobility; active transport; Landskrona; accessibility; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : As the world gets more urbanised, numerous areas have been forced to develop rapidly into something larger, to provide cheaper living options, and faster mode of transportation. Despite the more convenient life’s mobility it leads to, many urban transformations can also create social drawback and hinder the real life interaction among its inhabitants, as a result of the unaccommodating built environment for seeing and meeting people in the urban settings. READ MORE