Essays about: "Political philosophy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 essays containing the words Political philosophy.

  1. 1. Green Infrastructure a line of trees or a philosophy? A study of a contested concept at the County Administrative Board of Skåne

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Wösel Thoresen; [2018]
    Keywords : Green infrastructure; landscape; political ecology; biodiversity; environmental governance; ecological modernization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Landscape fragmentation and decreasing habitat areas poses a threat to biodiversity worldwide. Green infrastructure has developed as a conservation approach promoting habitat connectivity on a landscape scale. However, green infrastructure is much more than a network of natural structures and elements enabling species movement. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. “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

  4. 4. Concept, Space, Home: A Conceptual History of Social Space, Functionalist Homes, and the Stockholm Exhibition of 1930

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för idé- och lärdomshistoria

    Author : Niklas Rönnerfalk; [2017]
    Keywords : Concepts; Home; Space; Conceptual History; Spatial Turn; Koselleck; Lefebvre; Semantics; Dialectics; Phenomenology; Public Private-Relations; Modernity; Modernization; Modern; the Social; Functionalism; Architecture; Stockholm Exhibition of 1930; Sattelzeit; Onomaseology; Socio-Spatiality; Social Space; the People´s Home; Acceptera; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : The field of Conceptual History is often criticized for considering only a small slice of the historical vocabulary it intends to historicize. What about the discourse of the silenced, working at home, robbed of a pen? Concepts are indicative of many contexts of meaning: in this thesis, therefore, propelled by the foregoing question and statement, it is argued that the main protagonist of German, conceptual history, i. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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