Essays about: "sociology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 225 essays containing the word sociology.

  1. 1. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  2. 2. The sociology of maps : Land surveying production and networking practices during Storskiftet in Sweden 1761–1769

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Sarah Vorminder; [2019]
    Keywords : Lantmäteriet; Storskiftet; land surveying; map making; the enlightenment; scientific culture; eighteenth-century; agriarian revolution; network;

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  3. 3. Feminiseringen av veterinäryrket ur ett internationellt perspektiv : processer och olika förklaringsmodeller

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Vendela Gullberg; [2019]
    Keywords : feminisering; veterinäryrket; veterinärmedicin; sociologi; genusvetenskap;

    Abstract : Under de senaste decennierna har veterinäryrket på många platser genomgått en stor förändring i könsfördelning. Från att ha varit ett tydligt mansdominerat område har det skett en helomvändning, till dagens läge där ett stort antal länder rapporterar om kvinnor i majoritet på både veterinärutbildningar och i arbetsmarknaden. READ MORE

  4. 4. It’s a little bit like drawing the lottery : A study of American and British expats’ educational strategies in Berlin

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Linn Björklund Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sociology of education; reproduction strategies; school choice; expat; Berlin; Germany; Utbildningssociologi; utbildningsstrategier; skolval; expats; Berlin; Tyskland;

    Abstract : This study examines American and British middle class expats’ educational strategies in Berlin, Germany, from a Bourdieusian perspective. I argue that globalization and an increased mover population make it necessary to study the expat population, a social group that has been largely neglected in sociological research. READ MORE

  5. 5. Protection of Women in the Sex Industry- A Comparative Study of Sweden's and Canada's Prostitution Legislations

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Emma Fröberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Prostitution; Sweden; Canada; The Sex Purchase Law; Bill C-36; Protection;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to come to an understanding of the reasoning behind the enactments of Sweden's Sex Purchase law and Canada's Bill C-36. Furthermore, to discuss how the two legislations regarding prostitution have changed the protection for women in the sex industry. READ MORE