Essays about: "social wellbeing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 147 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. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the use of urban green spaces by international youth in Bonn

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

    Author : Annebel Soer; [2021]
    Keywords : urban green space; UGS; international; youth; pandemic; COVID-19; Bonn; Germany; social research; landscape architecture;

    Abstract : Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany, international youth is undergoing manifold negative impacts on their living situation, mobility, mental and physical health and their social life. It is well-known that urban green space (UGS) offers multiple benefits for all age groups, and there are specific advantages for youth in particular, which impact their lifestyle and usage of UGS during COVID-19. READ MORE

  5. 5. En urban vattendelare : ett gestaltningsförslag för Rosendals torg

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

    Author : Molly Algeborg; [2021]
    Keywords : dagvattenhantering; blågrön infrastruktur; torg; stadsrum;

    Abstract : Som ett resultat av klimatförändringar sker en temperaturökning. Denna temperaturökning leder till en ökad nederbörd. Nederbörden förväntas också att bli kraftigare och allt mer vanligt förekommande i framtiden. I våra städer blir nederbörd till dagvatten. READ MORE