Sökning: "Gambia"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 57 uppsatser innehållade ordet Gambia.

  1. 1. Power dynamics and the construction of social categories among matchubes and rimbeh in Nokuta village, The Gambia – A qualitative case study

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Författare :Isabella Sjölander Thunberg; [2019]
    Nyckelord :social stratification caste; matchube; dimo rimbeh; social categories; categories of difference; descent-based discrimination; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Like many other West African countries, The Gambia faces challenges regarding discrimination based on descent, which relates to the inherited disadvantage of being born into a specific group (RADDHO & IDSN, 2012). This sociological case study has the analytical purpose of discussing the case of social stratification and descent-based discrimination in the Fulani village of Nokuta in The Gambia. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Legislative impact on the fight against Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in The Gambia

    Kandidat-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Författare :Johanna Stenberg; Carl Thorsson; [2019]
    Nyckelord :FGM; Female genital mutilation; Legislation; NGO; Collectivism; Cultural Relativism; Universalism; Gambia;

    Sammanfattning : Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been victims of Female Geni-tal Mutilation / Cutting, and another 3,6 million are at risk every year. This tradi-tional practice is widespread and has gained a lot of attention from Non-governmental organizations, scholars and medical professionals around the world, stating warnings about the harmful effects. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Architecture of Pilgrimage : A study on the Ziyara Bogal and charismatic authority in the Tijaniyya

    Master-uppsats, Södertörns högskola/Religionsvetenskap

    Författare :Filip Holm; [2018]
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    Sammanfattning : Pilgrimage plays an important role in many religious traditions. Indeed, one of the five pillars of Islam is the Hajj – the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim is expected to perform at least once in their life. But this isn’t the only ritual of its kind present in Islam. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Reclaiming the Homeland - A Case Study of The Gambian Diaspora

    Kandidat-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Författare :Jankeh Jobe; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Diasporas; The Gambia; Social Movement Theory; Political Mobilization;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis seeks to analyse the role of the Gambian diaspora activists in Gambian politics particularly during the December 1st, 2016, Presidential election in which the long-time dictator Yahya Jammeh was defeated by the less experienced and known Adama Barrow. Despite an extensive mobilization effort over the past twenty-two years, spanning across continents, the fragile and disorganized Gambian diaspora has been unable to exert influence in Gambian politics due to unfavourable domestic conditions such as the unwillingness of the opposition to unite as well as state repression. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Studying the Relationship between Corruption and Poverty, Public Debt, and Economic Growth : A Case Study of the Gambia (1996-2016)

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Författare :Alagie Malick Jeng; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Corruption; Economic Growth; Public Debt; and Income Inequality Poverty ;

    Sammanfattning : This paper studies the relationship between corruption and poverty, public debt, and economic growth in the Gambia, to be estimated with data from 1992 to 2016 accessed from the World Bank database using the multiple regression analysis. While extensive literature has agreed on the damaging nature of corruption, not many have tested the relation between corruption and poverty, public debt and economic growth. LÄS MER