Essays about: "socio-cultural forces"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words socio-cultural forces.

  1. 1. The burden of my husband’s legacy : An analysis of the living situation of widows of al-Shabaab associated members in Kwale County, Kenya

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Högskolan för mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Anna Winehav; [2020]
    Keywords : al-Shabaab; Violent Extremism; Women; Empowerment; Kenya;

    Abstract : In recent years there has been a growing interest in and a number of studies sensitive to the relationships between gender and conflict, including gender and violent extremism. While much attention, both in the media and scientifically, has been given to individuals directly connected to violent extremist groups, less attention has been focused on their families. READ MORE

  2. 2. Back to the Future: The Return of 'the 1980s' in Western Popular Culture and its Political Implications

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Thomas Collins; [2020]
    Keywords : Popular Culture; Globalisation; Late Capitalism; Ontological Security; Emotions; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last five to ten years there has been a re-emergence of ‘the 1980s’ in western popular culture. From music and fashion, to television and film, the decade has made a sustained and emphatic return across many countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. ACCESSING MICROFINANCE THROUGH FINANCIAL LITERACY : A Case Study of Hand in Hand Eastern Africa’s Operations in Kenya

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Pontus Lindahl; Linda Mokvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Financial Literacy; Microfinance; Microcredit; Women Empowerment; Financial Inclusion; Social Capital; Social Learning Theory; Dynamic Capabilities; Poverty Alleviation; Developing Countries; Kenya; Bottom of the Pyramid; Hand in Hand andHand in Hand Eastern Africa;

    Abstract : In 2015, United Nations implemented seventeen Sustainable Development Goals along with 169 sub-targets with the ambition to transform the world through achieving sustainable development and, hence annihilate poverty. In light of the foregoing, both authoritative and non-governmental entities accentuated the significance of ‘financial inclusion’ which, in turn, has developed into an evangelical advocacy reminiscent of the extensive publicity that microfinance received at the end of last century which, in turn, has led to an unprecedented passion among philanthrocapitalists, transnational corporations, and other benefactors to financially and socially assist the impoverished. READ MORE

  4. 4. The influence of authenticity and transparency- How authenticity and transparency become integral values of newly established fashion companies business models.

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Institutionen Textilhögskolan

    Author : TARA SAMVAT; [2014]
    Keywords : socio-cultural forces; authenticity; transparency; business models; newly established fashion companies and sustainability;

    Abstract : Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate how the socio-cultural forces, authenticity and transparency, have become integral parts of newly established fashion companies’ business model in Sweden. Previous researches have focused on how to redesign conventional fashion companies´ business models. READ MORE

  5. 5. Politics of Reproduction: A Post-Colonial Feminist Analysis of the 'Missing Girl' Phenomenon in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Rini Fernandes; [2013]
    Keywords : missing girls; politics of reproduction; sex-selective abortion; modernity; PNDT Act 1994; New Reproductive Technologies NRTs ; population policy discourse; post-colonial feminism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract: The controversial issue of ‘missing girls’ has been a cause of concern since the time of the British rule in India. Most research studies pointed towards a demographic pattern of its occurrence, the Northwestern plains of India saw an alarming scarcity of girl children. READ MORE