Essays about: "social wellbeing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 144 essays containing the words social wellbeing.

  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. Formal Foster Care in Ghana; The Experiences and Perceptions of Foster Children and Foster Parents

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Tabitha Naa Akuyea Addy; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : Formal Foster Care; Belonging; Foster Care Agency; Ghana;

    Abstract : This paper reports on an exploratory qualitative study of seven (7) foster children and four (4) foster parents in formal foster care in Ghana using in depth semi structured- interviews. The sample was selected purposively from placements by a foster care agency and the Department of Social Welfare in Ghana. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integration of allotment garden in public green space for the social wellbeing of urban residents : a study of Ekebydalen allotment garden, Uppsala, Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Semhal Mehari Hadgu; [2021]
    Keywords : integration; urban agriculture; gardening; allotment garden; urban park; cultivation park; social wellbeing;

    Abstract : Background: Agriculture is among the relevant factors for the formation of cities and it has been an integral part of city life throughout history. Despite the increase in population growth, urban agriculture can offer a unique opportunity for improving the livelihood of individuals through the practice of growing food in urban green spaces. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychological Safety for Organizational Cultural Change : An exploratory study in a Swedish multinational chemical engineering company

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS); Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Yu Wei Shih; Anika Koch; [2020]
    Keywords : psychological safety; sustainability; employee wellbeing; cultural change; organizational culture; trust; leader behavior;

    Abstract : Implementing cultural change is a huge project for any company. Not only is it time consuming, there are also many factors that determine the success of a cultural change. This study aims to explore a number of these success factors from a social perspective of sustainability, in particular the employees’ perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. An oasis for students : investigating the potential co-benefits of schoolyard redesign for climate adaptation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Aimée Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability science; urban heat island; schoolyard greening; education; youth participation; children; health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to climate change and the urban heat island effect, urban areas face increasing heat stress, a change that has severe consequences on human health. While the need for climate adaptation is pressing, the impact of climate adaptation projects on other sectors also needs to be carefully examined. READ MORE