Essays about: "Moral science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 essays containing the words Moral science.

  1. 1. Responsibility to protect Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar - Obligation or possibility for the international community?

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

    Author : Ida Köhler; [2018]
    Keywords : Public international law; Responsibility to protect; Myanmar; Rohingya Muslims; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The responsibility to protect is a controversial principle and has been ever since it was introduced by the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty in 2001. Unanimously adopted by the United Nations member states in 2005 the principle seemed to be a new way of protecting humanitarian values. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lifestyle change that matters: Introducing an ethics-as-politics approach to social change of consumer society in a Danish urban context

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Emil Hageman Christensen; [2018]
    Keywords : Climate change; austainable lifestyles; critical discourse analysis; ethics-as-politics; community-based activities; transformations; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change is real and imminent, and mitigation and adaptation responses are vital and urgent. Denmark is renowned for its aspirations for sustainability and concerns in that regard, especially among its citizenry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resistance Stories: An experience-centred narrative analysis of the political biographies of asylum rights activists opposing the post-2015 migration regime in Sweden

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

    Author : Marcus Bornlid; [2018]
    Keywords : migration; securitisation; collective identity; narrative research; social movements; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The autumn of 2015 constituted a major break with the prior migration regime in Sweden, as the government implemented temporary migration laws in order to curb the large-scale arrival of migrants, which had taken the authorities by surprise at the time. Following this, the question of migration has gradually to a greater extent come to be framed as a threat by government officials and the political parties, suggesting that restrictive policies are imperative to maintain the country’s security. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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