Essays about: "urban-rural: analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words urban-rural: analysis.

  1. 1. Urban and rural students : A qualitative study of the urban-rural divide among graduates from a “super high school” in China

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

    Author : Huang Ying; [2020]
    Keywords : urban-rural divide; education; China; symbolic violence; total institution;

    Abstract : Derived from the education division of China, this study emphasizes the urban-rural divide in students’ results of the NCEE (National College Entrance Examination). The NCEE is the official selection examination for higher education and the final examination of high school in Mainland China. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mapping female rural flight : a spatial analysis of Swedish youths' intended migration

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Jonas Alsfjärd; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Geography; Migration; Municipality; Female Flight; Urban-Rural; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Previous research into women's patterns of migration suggests a female flight from the European weaker peripheral regions to its urban cores, due to women's experience of being economically, socially, culturally, and normatively hampered compared to men in rural space. The thesis' attempt to corroborate these results on the municipal level, with the use of survey data from Swedish youth age 16-18, was not able to recreate the proposed trend that women migrate from the countryside to a larger degree than men. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustained Asymmetries: Norrland and sustainable development as envisioned by the ecological modernization and environmental justice discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Lisa Diehl; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; media representations; Norrland; periphery; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The gap between rural and urban is widening in ways that reward urban lifestyles and undermine the interests of rural communities. The asymmetrical power relation between rural and urban is relevant in a Swedish context where Norrland, Sweden's northernmost region, is experiencing outmigration and cutbacks in welfare services all the while urban centers in southern Sweden attract innovation, economic capital and an inflow of young, educated people. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy Access for the Most Vulnerable Groups : A Study on the Long-Term Effects of Energy Access in a Refugee Camp Context with Inclusion of the Host Community

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Marie Stjernquist Desatnik; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development outlines 17 goals to end poverty and ensure the right to development for everyone. Previous research has found that 2/3 of the goals partly depend their success upon whether SDG 7 Ensure access to sustainable, affordable and modern energy for all is achieved or not. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is there a Gap within the Gap? A Municipal Analysis of the Gender Earnings Gap in Sweden.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Sofie Carlsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Gender earnings gap; regional economics; gender economics; Swedish labour market; and urban and rural differences.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In the past century, Sweden has seen vast developments in narrowing the gender earnings gap between men and women. Nevertheless the gap still remains, and has revealed patterns of stagnation in the recent decade. READ MORE