Essays about: "theory of poverty alleviation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words theory of poverty alleviation.

  1. 1. A critical analysis of the alternative energy-poverty discourse with a case of Kasese district in Uganda: New sites, actors, identities, language, and visions of power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adventino Banjwa; [2017]
    Keywords : Alternative energy technologies; Poverty Alleviation; Sustainable Development; Post-development theory; Critical Discourse Analysis; Uganda; Kasese district; Champion District Initiative.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : One of the central themes in recent sustainable Development debates is the idea that alternative energy technological solutions can also alleviate poverty in parts of the global South. This idea is earmarked in this study as the alternative energy-poverty discourse. READ MORE

  2. 2. “I want to become a role model for them” : A qualitative study in a Philippine context about social workers perceptions of poverty

    University essay from Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap; Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap

    Author : Fatima Dagdelen; Moa Agnebrink; [2017]
    Keywords : Social work; Philippines; Human Development; Capability Approach theory; Poverty; Social workers; Perception; Poverty reduction;

    Abstract : There is much said about how to support a client as a social worker. Much is based on the country's politics, structure, organization, norms, but also on the values, knowledge, and responsiveness of social workers. When a country is exposed to poverty, social work takes a certain kind of shape and direction based on several viewpoints. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Power of Framing - A Randomized Control Trial on Microinsurance Take-up Rates in Paraguay

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Fredrik Graflund; [2016]
    Keywords : Microinsurance; Framing; Prospect Theory; Randomized Control Trial; Paraguay;

    Abstract : Building on the economic literature on behavioral biases in individual decision-making, this study investigates whether framing influence the perceived value of microinsurance and, in turn, take-up rates. To derive the effects of framing on microinsurance take-up rates, a randomized control trial was conducted in Paraguay in cooperation with N. READ MORE

  4. 4. Microcredits: a success or a fairytale? : A study of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh by using secondary data

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Destina Sönmez; [2014]
    Keywords : microcredits; economic growth; poverty alleviation; women empowerment; bangladesh; women; grameen bank; mikrokrediter; tillväxt; fattigdomsbekämpning; självständighet. bangladesh; kvinnor; grameen bank;

    Abstract : The global economy celebrates microcredit as poverty alleviation for the individual and as a way to boost a country’s economic growth. This study examines if results from previous research on Grameen Bank’s microcredits are supported by statistics. READ MORE

  5. 5. River resources towards Sustainable Development of Tanzania. : A contribution of Hydropower tothe energy security in Tanzania: Case study, Rufiji River basin

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Janbert Kiwia; [2013]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy; River Resources; Electricity; Hydropower;

    Abstract : This paper sets out: How river resources can be used towards a sustainable development of Tanzania, the case ofthe Rufiji River Basin. The study focuses on the role of hydropower at present and in the future, in the context ofeconomic growth and sustainability and meeting the energy demand in Tanzania. READ MORE