Essays about: "Political philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 essays containing the words Political philosophy.

  1. 1. Re-colonization of Wolves in Sweden – Conflicting Rural Realities

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Sofia Billebo; [2017]
    Keywords : Wolves canis lupus ; human-animal geographies; rural geography; land use narratives; anthropocentric; eco-centric; political ecology; environmental philosophy; rural-urban performativity;

    Abstract : This study analyses the wolf (canis lupus) and human relations in Swedish landscapes. By addressing the change of ideas influencing land use and nature management during the time when the wolf was considered functionally extinct, two parallel realities appear that is shown to be something that the participants in this study relates and recognizes as their reality. READ MORE

  2. 2. “If you don’t take off your clothes, we’re going to kill you” : Sexual electoral violence as a silent weapon in Burundi and implications for humanitarian action

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Miriam van Baalen; [2017]
    Keywords : Conflict; civil war; sexual and gender-based violence; electoral violence; sexual electoral violence; impunity; Burundi; Africa.;

    Abstract : Previous research on electoral violence has explored the variation in manifestation, perpetrators, victims and causes or motivations.  While explanations have prescribed to structural and electoral factors or the nature of politics, nature of elections and electoral institutions, the causes and motivations behind sexual electoral violence has been under-researched. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  5. 5. 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