Essays about: "social work"

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  1. 1. Deconstructing & Reconstructing Whiteness: A study of the perceptions of young, white, middle-class women in regard to their participation in processes of segregation and structural racism in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Andrea Wingårdh; [2019-11-12]
    Keywords : whiteness; segregation; structural racism; Gothenburg; politically correct paranoia; phenomenology of whiteness; Sweden; Social Work;

    Abstract : In Gothenburg, between 1990 and 2006, the average disposable income in East Bergsjön (a so-called immigrant-dense suburb) increased by 3 percent, while in Hovås (an affluent, white suburb) it increased by 176 percent. The aim of this thesis is to analyse the perceptions of young, white, middle-class Swedish women on their participation in structural racism and processes of segregation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social Impacts of Climate Change on Women’s Health in Belize

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Mathilda Jerenius; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : Climate change; health; women; social work; public health;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether climate change affects women’s health in Belize, and if so, how. Belize, being a low-lying coastline country is prone to suffer from repercussions of climate change. The data was collected by conducting four focus group discussions with female participants in four rural villages in Belize. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Can you help me top-up my mobile data?"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kadesiree Thossaphonpaisan; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : migrant domestic workers; virtual mobility; Facebook; gendered mobility; ICTs;

    Abstract : In the globalised world, it is evident that mobile phones have the potential to empower migrant workers by making them feel more connected and providing access to information and services. Additionally, connecting to the Internet means not only social connection but also collective actions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Challenges of Professional Integration: Experiences of non-EU Highly Skilled Professional Immigrants in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Joyce Awori; [2019-07-03]
    Keywords : Non-EU skilled Professional immigrants; experiences; Swedish labour market; employment; human capital; social capital and low skilled jobs;

    Abstract : Migration has been a global phenomenon. Sweden being one of the most industrious countries of Europe, with the best welfare system, Sweden has experienced considerable flow of both professional and nonprofessional immigrants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Re-integration of sex trafficking victims in Romania ̶ And the role of the social work professionals

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Barchiesi Valentina; Stenius Maria-Elisa; [2019-07-03]
    Keywords : Re-integration; victims of sex trafficking; Romania; social worker’s role; anti-trafficking organizations;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to explore how social work professionals describe re-integration of young female victims of sex trafficking in Romania. This study was based on eight semi-struc-tured in-depth interviews with social work professionals in Romanian anti-trafficking organi-zations. These were later analyzed using thematic analysis. READ MORE