Essays about: "Moral science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 essays containing the words Moral science.

  1. 1. Modern Patronage and Development in Cambodia: Historical Foundations, Modern Re-Articulations, and the Contemporary Quest for Political Legitimacy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Markus Petersson; [2017]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cambodia´s complicated political landscape has created a development context that the international community long struggled to navigate. In this paper I – through a theoretical framework that conceptualises a political context as a historically located totality and defines the quest for political legitimacy as a constraint that can be used to make inferences about the behaviour and actions preferred by the ruling elite – explore how development endeavours can learn to work better within Cambodia´s political landscape. READ MORE

  2. 2. The battle for reparation for cholera victims in Haiti

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Alice Wadström; [2017]
    Keywords : Haiti; cholera; reparation; United Nations; human rights; responsibility; moral responsibility; New Approach; the New Approach to cholera in Haiti; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In 2010, an explosive cholera epidemic erupted in Haiti, killing close to 10.000 people and injuring some 800.000. Several scientific reports have traced the spread of the bacterium back to the United Nations base in the Mirebalais in Haiti, which hosted the Nepalese peacekeeping contingent. READ MORE

  3. 3. The tenability gap: A study of Just War Theory and intervention justifications in Syria.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Wennberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Just War Theory; Syria; military intervention; justification; jus ad bellum; jus in bello; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Moral and ethical considerations have always been important in discussions about warfare and the development of the international community and body of international humanitarian law, laws whose fundamental ethics that can be attributed to Just War Theory. With the changing nature of conflicts and due to the lack of internationally declared principles of just and unjust wars, this thesis argues that there is a gap which creates difficulties in the justifications of contemporary conflicts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Zero poaching and social sustainability in protected areas : a study of Chitwan National Park, Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Hitesh Pant; [2016]
    Keywords : zero poaching; fortress conservation; Chitwan; Gramsci; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Protected areas (PAs) embody a historical legacy of value contestation and human exclusion. While the rise of community-based conservation in the 1980s sought to reconfigure this mechanism by running a counter narrative arguing that biodiversity conservation and development were mutually reinforcing objectives, exclusionary PAs continue to maintain a strong position in the conservation discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. Why Care Matters: Analysing the German Response to the European Refugee Crisis from a Global Ethics of Care Perspective.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Anne Sophie Eberstein; [2016]
    Keywords : Ethics of Care; relationalism; feminism; globalisation; global migrant crisis; discursive psychology ; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to introduce a global reading of the feminist Ethics of Care and its theoretical conceptualisation as framework for the political response to the global migrant crisis. To pursue this end, the thesis starts by indicating the need for a joint political response to the global migrant crisis, the lack of compas- sion on political level for refugees fleeing from conflict and persecution, and the dominance of exclusion within political discourses. READ MORE