Essays about: "Authoritarianism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the word Authoritarianism.

  1. 1. Modes of obeying: functional stupidity, despair, seduction, cynicism and authoritarianism : Young adults in precarious workplaces

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Anders Berglund; [2019]
    Keywords : functional stupidity; preaciousness; young adult;

    Abstract : This essay aims to study workplace obedience from the perspective of young adults in precarious work environments. The study was delimited to young adults that had experienced what they viewed as irrational management. These informants were interviewed to research the new and largely untested theory of functional stupidity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Putin's authoritarian state : the consolidation of an authoritarian regime through the use of 'soft powers'

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Rebecca Esselgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Putin; Russia; Soft power; Authoritarian regime; consolidation;

    Abstract : Putin’s authoritarian rule reaches all areas of Russian society, this can be attributed to the soft powers that the regime uses to further establish their power. The basis of this research is a theory from the book Authoritarianism goes global, where the authors describes the importance of soft powers in an authoritarian regime. READ MORE

  3. 3. Clean : Not the Monochrome, Universal and Neutral Modernism You Expect

    University essay from Konstfack/Institutionen för design, inredningsarkitektur och visuell kommunikation (DIV)

    Author : Bartholomeus Manders; [2019]
    Keywords : Modernism; Design; Legacy; Heritage; Practice; Education; Globalism; National Identity; Colonialism; Postcolonialism; Authoritarianism; Experience; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Architecture; Interior Design; Fashion; Colour; Colour Research; Europe; North America; Western Culture;

    Abstract : This project report offers insight into my research, creative process and work during my two-year Master in visual communication at Konstfack, Stockholm.Clean: Not the Monochrome, Universal and Neutral Modernism You Expect is the published culmination of a period of visual research highlighting Modernism — Modernist (graphic) design and architecture to be precise — as a power structure by uncovering its connections to colonialism and design authoritarianism through misperception, whiteness, exclusive practicing and imposition. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Meeting of Cultures : Effective Leadership in Multicultural Organisations

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Simon Haile; Ebrima Jabang; [2019]
    Keywords : Leadership; Culture; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sweden; SME; GLOBE; Adaptation; Transformation;

    Abstract : Globalisation has simplified the internationalisation process for companies, and are today not only constrained to multinational companies, as SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are entering global markets in order to attain a sustainable competitive advantage. As a result, more Swedish SMEs are now operating abroad, and SSA (sub-Saharan Africa) is a region that has shown great potential. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mobilizing Under Authoritarianism: A case study on state repression and individual motivations for civil society engagement in Minsk, Belarus.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Vide Wassberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Social movement; Participation; Civil society; Authoritarianism; Belarus; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Mobilizing for increased human rights and democratization in authoritarian states comes with great costs and risks. The post-soviet country of Belarus is often referred to as a textbook example of a consolidated authoritarian state. Despite several attempts, Belarusian society has yet to move towards a democratic transition. READ MORE