Essays about: "Liberty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the word Liberty.

  1. 1. The Peasant Imagined : Social Imaginary and Social Order in Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Jakob Håkansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Peasantry; peasant; social imaginary; social order; estate society; identity.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to illuminate how the Swedish peasantry was perceived by the Swedish Burgher, Clerical, and Noble Estates during the eighteenth and early nineteenth century. By studying the Diet protocols of each Estate from three Diets, and by applying the concept of social imaginary, it considers what a peasant was perceived to be, who was perceived to be a peasant, and how these perceptions changed. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Libertarian Vision of LazarusLong : A Libertarian Reading of Robert A. Heinlein’s Time Enough for Love

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Axel Hederstedt; [2017]
    Keywords : Libertarianism; Libertarian; Lazarus Long; Robert A. Heinlein; Time enough for love; David Boaz.;

    Abstract : Writers tend to exude political views and ideas in their works. Robert A. Heinlein and his works havebeen interpreted from multiple political standpoints, yet almost no such interpretation has beenapplied to his later works. READ MORE

  3. 3. “I don’t approve of you dating in your condition” : Constraint and Confusion in Jason Reitman's Juno and Non Pratt's Trouble

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Kerstin Cronholm; [2017]
    Keywords : Juno; Trouble; teenage pregnancy; YA fiction;

    Abstract : Since the popular indie-film Juno came out in 2007, it has received massive attention including both praise and harsh critique. Some have celebrated the protagonist Juno’s strong personality and her initial sexual liberty, but the majority have questioned what they see as the film’s anti-abortion message. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the justification of states of exception in liberal democracies - A discourse analysis of how the Hollande Administration fixated the discourse on the State of Emergency in France after the 2015 Paris attacks

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Victoria Lecomte; [2016]
    Keywords : State of Emergency; France; State of Exception; Discourse Theory; Liberty; Security; Rule of Law; Necessity; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : On the night of November 13, 2015, after the attacks perpetrated by the so-called Islamic State against France in Paris and Saint-Denis, President François Hollande decreed the state of emergency. This state of emergency is a state of exception which restricts certain civil liberties such as the freedom of assembly, as several NGOs and UN rapporteurs denounced. READ MORE

  5. 5. News framing in different language versions of state-sponsored international media : A case of Russian and English versions in RT and Radio Liberty

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Imamgaiazova Diana; [2016]
    Keywords : International propaganda; public diplomacy; news framing; state-sponsored media; mediated conflict; Russia Today; Radio Liberty;

    Abstract : The current paper examines the dissimilarities that have occurred in news framing by state-sponsored news outlets in their different language versions. The comparative framing analysis is conducted on the news coverage of the Russian intervention in Syria (2016) in RT and Radio Liberty in Russian and English languages. READ MORE