Essays about: "Belarus"

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  1. 1. Municipal solid waste management in Minsk - current situation, future development and challenges

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Karoline Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Municipal solid waste; MSW; waste management; Belarus; Minsk; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Management of municipal solid waste (MSW) is an urgent issue throughout the world. Urbanization, population increase, and economy growth are all factors which contribute to an increase of MSW generation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Why do bloggers keep silent? Self-censorship in social media : cases of Belarus and Russia

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Alesia Rudnik; [2020]
    Keywords : authoritarian regimes; Belarus; censorship; political bloggers; freedom of speech; Russia; self-censorship; social media;

    Abstract : Social media are often referred to as democracy drivers in autocratic states, whereas in some countries, they appear as tools of the regimes that employ a wide range of mechanisms to restrict freedom of expression online. In authoritarian countries, political bloggers stand out as new political leaders or anti-regime actors, serve as alternative information sources, advocate for political action, or mobilize financial support for different initiatives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Why Women Take to the Streets of Minsk : An Interview Study of Female Protesters' Motivations

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mathilda Gustafsson; [2020]
    Keywords : authoritarian regime; Belarus; collective incentives; motivations; political participation; protest; protest movement; selective incentives; social movement; women.;

    Abstract : While there are numerous examples of research investigating who would protest and why, the research fields of social movements and political participation have not done enough to understand the motivations of women in protest. Nor are there enough studies of the mobilisation of women in anti-regime protest in a post-communist context. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Church-State Symphonia Resounding Through Third Rome : The Strive for Transnational Religious Identity and Unity

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Zoran Zivkovic; [2020]
    Keywords : identity; religion; spirituality; Orthodoxy; Russian Orthodox Church; Russia; Soft power; Ukraine and Belarus;

    Abstract : The Soviet Union population was unified under the shared belief of being a part of a common goal for proletarianism, in disregard of religion. These sentiments were prevalent up until the union’s dissolution. Something which created an identity void, reinvigorating the need for spirituality. 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