Essays about: "Debates"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 238 essays containing the word Debates.

  1. 1. Success or failure? : A study on the effects of foreign aid in the case of Bolivia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Lisa Langström; [2018]
    Keywords : Aid; Efficiency; Bolivia; Debate; Foreign Aid; Donors; Development; Economic Growth.;

    Abstract : In all types of debates - regardless of topic - research findings, investigations, evaluations and media reports regarding aid will find one prominent question, namely whether there is any clear connection between aid and economic growth in countries that have received high amounts of foreign aid. One argument has been that the connection between a high amount of foreign aid and economic growth is none existing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Commodification of Otherness : A qualitative postcolonial analysis of representation in French contemporary cinema

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Beatrice Karlsson; [2018]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates how colonial legacies shape representational practices in contemporary French cinema and interrogates how hierarchical differences are produced and challenged in the cinematic media. Combining the fields of postcolonial theory and culture studies enables a theoretical framework that connects contemporary cultural debates about the politics of representation with the legacies of colonial stereotypes and racialized imageries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethnic media, civic culture, and integration: A study on the aspirations of producers of online Arabic media in Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Adam Hedengren; [2018]
    Keywords : Ethnic media; Arabic media; Civic culture; Integration; Sweden;

    Abstract : This qualitative study draws on in-depth interviews with producers of online Arabic media in Sweden. It explores their motivations and aspirations in relation to certain key concepts, particularly civic culture and integration. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Precarious Solidarity : Between Christian Democratic and Social Democratic Understandings of Solidarity Concerning Reallocation of Refugees

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joan Pauli Dahl Jakobsen; [2018]
    Keywords : solidarity; Christian Democrats; Social Democrats; EU; discourse analysis; refugees; asylum seekers; migration;

    Abstract : The challenge of immigration has divided EU member states, political parties, media and academia as well as the electorate of EU countries, leaving political decision makers under tremendous pressure on both national and EU level. To alleviate the situation for highly burdened member states, the Commission has suggested a permanent relocation mechanism for refugees, but so far, many member states have been reluctant to accept higher shares of refugees. READ MORE

  5. 5. Protecting ‘our’ values: A study of the construction of a Muslim ‘other’ and the European ‘self’ in the European Parliament

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Linnea Maria Svens; [2017]
    Keywords : European Parliament; othering; identity constructionism; European identity; Muslim; political ideology; thematic analysis; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : While the EU stipulates their motto to be ‘Unity in diversity’ claiming itself to be enriched by cultural and linguistic diversity, the discourse on Muslims is, however, more often than not, one of Muslims and Europe rather than European Muslims. The aim of this study was therefore to investigate if and how this discourse is constructed and maintained by the Members of the European Parliament while simultaneously investigating how ideological affiliation matters in identity construction. READ MORE