Essays about: "social ties"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 172 essays containing the words social ties.

  1. 1. PORTRAYAL OF ADOPTION IN SWEDISH NEWS MEDIA. A transitivity analysis of social actors in the 2018 Chile adoption news story.

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Maria Saloranta; [2021-08-25]
    Keywords : News media; adoption; critical discourse analysis; transitivity analysis; portrayal; representation;

    Abstract : The current study researches how adoption stakeholders are portrayed inSwedish news media by applying a transitivity framework to analyze online newsarticles. The news articles in focus concern adoptions made in the 1970s from Chile toSweden with possible ties to human trafficking. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. "If I do not provide for my family, who else will?" : A qualitative study on motives behind remittances and the impact it has on Iraqi and Somali migrants in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Hodan Abdi; Meysa Ati; [2021]
    Keywords : Remittances; Transnationalism; Motives; and Swedish Migrants;

    Abstract : According to the World Bank’s (2019) latest Migration and Development Brief, remittances to low and middle-income countries reached a record high in 2018. This study examines Swedish migrants’ motives behind remittances and their experience with the social and economic impact of sending remittances. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Grotesque and Gothic Corporeality : Queer Transgression in Closer and Frisk

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Elliott Berggren; [2021]
    Keywords : Transgression; Grotesque; Gothic; Queer; Closer; Frisk;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how two novels by Dennis Cooper, Closer and Frisk, conceive of queer sexuality as transgressing heteronormative notions of moral standards, and how they challenge these by elevating their subject matters to an excessive degree. Drawing on the concepts of the grotesque and the Gothic, this thesis explores the aesthetics of Closer and Frisk, focusing in particular on the way corporeality figures as a central aspect of how these texts explore the ways in which the body becomes a site for Cooper’s discourses of transgression. READ MORE

  5. 5. Home in Hardship : Exploring how United Nations professionals negotiate constructions of home in and between hardship settings

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Alexander Thomas; [2021]
    Keywords : Home; mobility; international repeat mobility; actor-network theory; ANT; constructivism; United Nations; hardship;

    Abstract : There is a general recognition within the social sciences that extensive mobility challenges how we perceive the notion of home. With this idea as its starting point, this thesis explores how situations of hardship impact the ways in which mobile professionals negotiate and construct their homes. READ MORE