Essays about: "Political philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the words Political philosophy.

  1. 1. The Shortcomings in John Rawls's ´The Law of Peoples´ : An Evaluation of the Theory based on the Syrian Civil War

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Emma Sjöblom; [2016]
    Keywords : Political philosophy; John Rawls; The Law of Peoples; Syria; Civil War; Liberalism; Intervention; Liberal Intervention; International Relations; Politisk filosofi; Syrien; Inbördeskrig; Internationella relationer;

    Abstract : This essay presents and discusses John Rawls’s ‘The Law of Peoples’ and it’s ability to be used in practice. The theory’s ability to judge right and wrongful actions in liberal intervention is tested when applied to the current conflict in Syria, and is used to evaluate the actions made by the liberal state France, during its involvement in the crisis. READ MORE


    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Keywords : Marketing; development of marketing; Eastern Europe; Communism; transitional phase; Europeanization; ethnocentrism; current trends;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to deliver an integrated overview on the development of marketing in the Eastern European countries from the communist era to the present time and answer the main research question: How has marketing in the Eastern European countries changed from the communist era to the present time? In addition to this, three propositions are composed and further investigated.   The research philosophy of this thesis is based on a subjectivist ontological view and an interpretivist epistemological approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ridwan Kamil for Mayor : A study of a political figure on Twitter.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Muhammad Iqbal; [2016]
    Keywords : Indonesia; social media; Twitter; personalization politics; private sphere; political style; performing politics;

    Abstract : There is a significant number of politicians around the globe who demonstrate the conventions of personal style in their political agenda. Norway’s Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg or United States’ President, Barack Obama is a few examples. READ MORE

  4. 4. Means to an End: A Comparative Review of Finland and Singapore’s Basic Education Systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Wilfred Lau; [2015]
    Keywords : Singapore; Finland; Education; Policy; Planning; Teachers; Evaluation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Singapore and Finland, despite having very different approaches to basic education, both perform highly in standardized testing and are respected internationally for their education systems. This paper takes a policy-planning view in analysing what makes these systems tick, looking specifically for similarities in these contrasting systems, or a “different process same outcome” approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dispatches from Greece: ‘‘We were sleeping as Individuals and we woke up as Citizens’’

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Styliani-Myrsini Kazakou; [2015]
    Keywords : radical democratic politics; development; public private sphere; autonomy; Castoriadis; Skouries; Chalkidiki; politicisation; Greece; austerity; Social Sciences; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : The universalistic understanding of the subject embedded in the Liberal and Marxist traditions together with contrasting accounts of unconstrained agency fail to explain the contingencies of ground responses that call for social change. The paper makes a case for the opening of the understanding of the human subject when placed in the theoretical terrain of radical political philosophy elaborated by thinkers such as C. READ MORE