Essays about: "Contexto"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the word Contexto.

  1. 1. 'I'm from Barcelona': Boundaries and Transformations Between Catalan and Spanish Identities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Liesl Drew; [2017]
    Keywords : identity; Catalonia; Spain; ethnic boundaries; minority language; nationalism; identitat; Catalunya; Espanya; fronteres ètniques; llengua minoritària; nacionalisme; identité; Catalogne; Espagne; frontières ethniques; langue minoritaire; nationalisme; identitet; Katalonien; Spanien; etniska gränser; minoritetsspråk; nationalism; identidad; Cataluña; España; fronteras étnicas; lengua minoritaria; nacionalismo;

    Abstract : In the last decade or so, the multiple political factions in Catalonia have adopted pro-independence initiatives in their platforms following the 2008 financial crisis. Catalonia’s position as representing a minority culture in the face of the centralized administration of Madrid presents a contentious history of fighting for the right ‘to be’, culminating in what today is viewed by many as an identity crisis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Brazilian Feminism on the Rise : A case study on Brazilian feminist cyberactivism

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Debora Martini; [2016]
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    Abstract : The Women’s Spring movement started in 2015 in Brazil. It is a brand new phenomenon where Brazilian feminists are taking advantage of the potential of the Internet and social media to publicize sexism and demand respect. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resistance bodies on the México-U.S.border : Peripheral feminisms

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för etnologi, religionshistoria och genusvetenskap

    Author : Montserrat Lolo García; [2016]
    Keywords : Reistència; feminicidi; feminismes perifèrics; cis heteropatriarcat i context capitalista; Resistance; feminicide; peripheral feminisms; cis hetero-patriarchal and capitalist context.; Motstånd; kvinnomord; perifera feminismer; cis heteropatriarkat och kapitalistisk kontext; Resistencia; feminicidio; feminismos periféricos; cis heteropatriarcado y contexto capitalista.;

    Abstract : The present study shows and analyses how bodies codified as women’s bodies can resist in an extreme violence context situated in Ciudad Juárez on the México-U.S. border. To be resistant or to make resistance in these circumstances can be represented in different ways, through social and civic movements, art, literature and weapons. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Indigenization of knowledge and power in the Peruvian Amazon : a case study for socio-environmental participatory monitoring processes in Aerija and Huao communities.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Aurora Eloisa Martín; [2016]
    Keywords : participatory monitoring; sustainability science; indigenous knowledge; power relations; feminist political ecology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Amazon has always been a strategic region because of its rich variety in natural resources. Its global interest is spreading across levels and scales, influenced by the increasing demand for fossil fuels and biodiesel and the threat of climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding Resilience and Risks : A Qualitative Case Study of International Disaster Policy and Informal Settlements in Buenos Aires, Argentina

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : John Hero; [2015]
    Keywords : Resilience; Disaster; Risk; UN; Community; Self-organization; Resiliencia; Desastre; Riesgo; ONU; Comunidad; Auto-organización;

    Abstract : This study is the result of a two-year long minor field study project of informal settlements in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The aim was to analyse the concept ofdisaster resilience by describing possible contemporary complications in both theory and practice related to resilience and risks of informal settlements in Buenos Aires. READ MORE