Essays about: "thesis on gender and environment"

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  1. 1. Gender dynamics in media-driven belief polarization - disentangling reinforcing processes behind media usage and perception of societal issues

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Lisa Axelsson; [2020-08-19]
    Keywords : Reinforcing spirals; selective exposure; media effects; alternative media; gender gap; interpersonal communication; belief polarization;

    Abstract : In academia as well as in mainstream media, people are voicing concern that a fragmented media environment, entailing an immense increase of alternative media, may motivate selective exposure, in turn leading to increasingly polarized perceptions of society among the public. Consulting the theory of reinforcing spirals (RSM), there is ample evidence for a reciprocal relationship between selective media exposure and sociotropic beliefs – potentially sparking polarization dynamics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence : -A Minor Field Study on women and girls with disabilities in Cape Town, South Africa.

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Högskolan för mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Felicia Häggstrand; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Disability; Sexual Violence; Vulnerability; South Africa;

    Abstract : To live a life protected from exploitation, violence, and abuse is a fundamental human right. However, this seems to be a difficult human right to fulfill, at least for women and girls living with disabilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. The myths and hazardous life of asphalt labourer : A pre-study on work environment and gender equality in the asphalt paving industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Pipar Julia Bahri; [2020]
    Keywords : Asphalt; road construction; male-dominated industries; safety work; gender equality; microwave heater; attractive workplace; Asfalt; vägarbete; mansdominerade industrier; säkerhetsarbete; jämställdhet; mikrovågsvärmare; attraktiva arbetsplatser;

    Abstract : Road construction work is often regarded to be a dirty and strenuous job. The asphalt paving industry is male-dominated with a low percentage of women. This master thesis is part of Human Work Sciences at Luleå University of Technology's participation in the SMMART (Swedish Magnetite Microwave Asphalt Road Technology) project. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impact of Overconfidence Bias on Entrepreneurs Financing Decisions : The Case of Growth-oriented Startups in Sweden and Germany

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    Author : Suci Ariyanti; Hayk Mnatsakanyan; [2020]
    Keywords : Startups; cognitive bias; overconfidence; entrepreneurial cognition; capital financing; institutional comparison; entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : Background: Both Authors have many years of finance background and as well as studying entrepreneurship motivated to tackle the less researched area in entrepreneurship: entrepreneurs’ behavioural impact on their financial decisions. Such decisions in initial stages of startup formation have a critical impact on company’s future development which raises the importance of understanding the behavioural motives of the entrepreneurs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Surviving in the Era of Sustainability Marketing – The impact of green claims on consumers’ purchase intention of environmentally friendly fashion products

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ilse van de Haar; Louise Hesseborn; [2020]
    Keywords : Green Claims; Environmental Sustainability; the 5 I’s of Green Marketing; Purchase Intention; Sustainable Fashion.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Thesis Purpose: The objective of this study is to research how vocal green companies can use green claims in online marketing advertisement text with the aim to recommend ways in which they can positively impact the purchase intention of environmentally friendly fashion products. Methodology: In this quantitative study, the data is analysed through correlations, after which significant differences are captured through the Fisher Z transformation, followed by a one-way ANOVA test analysing the gender effect. READ MORE