Essays about: "structure-agency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word structure-agency.

  1. 1. Complicating young adult LGBTQ narrative: : A literary analysis of Rebecca Albertalli’s Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Nikta Chegini; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Since they first emerged, young adult books have had five decades to come of age. During these five decades many sub-genres have developed, including, not least, the LGBTQ sub-genre. READ MORE

  2. 2. Factors Influencing the Divergence and Convergence of ICTs within African Diaspora Entities in the United Kingdom

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

    Author : Samah Ahmed; [2018]
    Keywords : Diaspora; African diaspora organisation; Transnationalism; Globalisation; ICT4D;

    Abstract : With the increase in International migration, migrants and diasporas contribution and engagement with their countries of origin has seen growing focus from academics, policymakers, governments and other stakeholders. This has been especially the case in the development sector where remittances form a sizeable percentage of some low-income country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of researchers in deliberate social-ecological transformations: a structure-culture-agency approach

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Martinez Peña Rodrigo; [2017]
    Keywords : social-ecological transformations; sustainability transitions; policy-science; Chile;

    Abstract :   Awareness of profound ecological, economical and social crises interacting globally at various scales has brought up the notion of the necessity of a fundamental change, which has driven studies on sustainable change in diverse fields of knowledge. Resilience scholars have approached the issue through a systemic lens that integrates social and ecological phenomena, but scientists from the social “wing” have pointed out the need of adopting a structure agency approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Constructions of Gender Equality in Swedish Family Policy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Lovisa Lang; [2015]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Parental Leave; Cash-for-Childcare; Family Policy; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Exploring problem representations in the policy discourses on the parental leave insurance and cash-for-childcare (CFC) allowance in Swedish parliamentary debates, this study aims to look into different meanings and problematizations attached to the concept of gender equality in Swedish family policy. Comparing the framing of problematizations in these policies, the objective is to uncover underlying normative assumptions, silences and contradictions relating to the concept of gender equality. READ MORE

  5. 5. "I can't change my life situation": An exploration of the relation between agency and social structure for women in the fishery sector in Mangalore, India

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Ellen Thorell; [2014-10-21]
    Keywords : fish market; women; social structure; agency;

    Abstract : A lot of people in the global south's fishery sector live in great poverty. Despite this there is a lack of research which comprises the importance of social sustainability as well as the role of women in the sector. READ MORE