Essays about: "world unity"

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  1. 1. INCOME INEQUALITY AND MASS POLARIZATION A Cross Country Analysis of the Relationship Between Income Inequality and Polarizationin Attitudes to Economic Redistribution

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexander Ryan; [2016-09-16]
    Keywords : income inequality; political polarization; economic redistribution; mass polarization;

    Abstract : More and more political attention has, in recent years, been directed towards the rise in income inequality that many western countries have experienced during the last decades. Among the questions asked by political scientists is what the possible political causes and consequences of this development are? One possible consequence that is sometimes referred to is that it threatens the unity and stability of a country: that it creates an “us and them”. READ MORE

  2. 2. The pervasiveness of nationalism: “How the world should be politically organised” : The rhetorical construction of European identity in the ‘Brexit’ debate.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Elisabeth White; [2016]
    Keywords : Brexit; nationalism; European identity; EU; discourse;

    Abstract : The June 2016 UK referendum on EU membership is indicative of the challenges facing the EU, in terms of an apparent lack of unity and solidarity among its component member states. The very fact of a potential ‘Brexit’, and the ramifications that it might have, call into question the concept of European identity, indicative of a sense of belonging and attachment to a community beyond the confines of the nation-state. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multi-user and immersive experiencesin education: the Ename 1290 game,based on the use of MicrosoftKinect and Unity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Madhuri Pullambaku; Tashi Tsering; [2016]
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    Abstract : Ename 1290 is a virtually reconstructed heritage application aimed toserve as an educational tool. With the emergence of media andinteractive technologies like the Microsoft Kinect, users are now ableto virtually explore and experience the reconstructed heritageenvironments and learn about the medieval world in a more excitingway. READ MORE

  4. 4. Protesting Sport : A Comparative Study of Media Representations of the London Olympics, Sochi Olympics and Brazil World Cup in AJE, BBCW and RT

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Luiza-Silvia Chiroiu; [2016]
    Keywords : Global broadcasters; narrative; global sport events; protest; disruption; sport; London Olympics; Sochi Olympics; Brazil World Cup;

    Abstract : Global sport competitions such as the Olympics and the World Cup were founded following universal principles of unity and peace and aiming to be celebrations of sportsmanship. Nowadays, however, they go beyond sport, being constructed as global media events in which both politics and media play an essential role. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Time of Imperialism or a Postcolonial Determinism : A Study of Ayi Kwei Armah's The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Tesfaye Woubshet Ayele; [2016]
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    Abstract : Time and history feature prominently in debates on imperialism in the humanities and literary scholarship, with contrasting positions taken up by different theorists. In this paper, I aim to scrutinize critically one such position that has come to dominate postcolonial scholarship, the position that advocates anti-historical temporal difference. READ MORE