Essays about: "top-down and bottom-up approaches"

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  1. 1. Co-ordinating HIV/AIDS strategies: The case of NGO`s and other development actors in Zambia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Adina Björk; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : There have been many different efforts done to design coordination models for aid, but less research has been focusing on the efficiency and function of these implementation policies. Both the Paris Declaration and the Sector-Wide Approach has been launched with the purpose to improve countries aid coordination strategies. READ MORE

  2. 2. A global issue: Gender-based violence. A study on the main trends and discourses of articles, reports and literature on Gender-based violence, with a specific focus on violence against women.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Malin Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender-based violence; Violence against women; Attitudes; Language and gender; Culture and gender;

    Abstract : Introduction/purpose: GBV is considered a complex field, partly due to the differences in interpretations and understandings of what GBV is and why it exists (including factors such as culture, social status, politics and structures in society), and partly because of its sensitive nature. The purpose of this study is to identify trends and discourses in articles, reports and literature on GBV and thus also potential shortcomings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban Redevelopment in Shenzhen, China : Neoliberal Urbanism, Gentrification, and Everyday Life in Baishizhou Urban Village

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Johan Backholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Urban Redevelopment; Neoliberal Urbanism; Gentrification; Urban Village; China;

    Abstract : Urban redevelopment is increasingly used as a policy tool for economic growth by local governments in Chinese cities, which is taking place amid rapid urbanization and in an expanding globalized economy. Along with the spatial transformation, urban redevelopment often entails socioeconomic change in the form of processes of gentrification, which is propelled by the dominance of neoliberal market-oriented policy and practice in the country. READ MORE

  4. 4. Machine Learning for Forecasting Signal Strength in Mobile Networks

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Statistik och maskininlärning

    Author : Nikolajs Prihodko; [2018]
    Keywords : machine learning; time series; forecasting; mobile networks; var; neural networks; gru; gaussian processes; hyperparameter optimization;

    Abstract : In this thesis we forecast the future signal strength of base stations in mobile networks. Better forecasts might improve handover of mobile phones between base stations, thus improving overall user experience. Future values are forecast using a series of past sig- nal strength measurements. READ MORE

  5. 5. From visions of sharing power to building a culture of learning. Citizen participation in communication processes for development, in Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Frida Leander; [2018]
    Keywords : citizen participation; communication for development; participatory communication; voice; power;

    Abstract : The City of Malmö, Sweden’s third largest city, has high ambitions when it comes to inclusion and participation from local businesses and universities, NGOs and citizens. The decision to democratize management and to change the city’s processes towards working on (more) equal terms with relevant actors, was made by the City Council in 2014 as a step towards a socially sustainable development. READ MORE