Essays about: "Belarus"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Let’s march, Belarusians! : a case study on ”March on, Babe!” movement against domestic violence in Belarus

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Volha Rudak; [2019]
    Keywords : social movement; feminism; domestic violence; civic agency; democracy; Belarus; freedom of expression; geder equality; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : 5 October 2018, President Aliaksandr Lukashenka lashed out against a draft bill of the Law Against Domestic Violence. That very same day activists Svetlana Gatalskaya and Marysha Korzh created a Facebook page called “March On, Baby” to push for the rejected bill. After 48 hours, about 1700 both female and male Belarusians joined it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Measuring cost efficiency of banks with different ownership types: Evidence from Belarus

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nastassia Dzianisava; [2018-07-02]
    Keywords : Stochastic Frontier Analysis; cost efficiency; Belarusian banking sector;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Memorials to the Holocaust Victims in Minsk, Belarus : History, Design, Impact

    University essay from KTH/Samhällsplanering och miljö

    Author : Maryna Semenchenko; [2018]
    Keywords : memorial; Holocaust; Minsk; memory; public realm;

    Abstract : This research studies two memorials to the Holocaust victims in Minsk, Belarus with the aim to identify how these spaces of commemoration were formed. The study builds upon the analysis of three spheres: the physical space of the chosen memorials, decision-making process regarding their installation, and social practices that have happened around. READ MORE

  5. 5. “I can’t stop being an activist” : study on mediated activism and social change in Belarusian LGBT+ community

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för mediestudier

    Author : Yana Snizhko; [2018]
    Keywords : mediated activism; LGBT activism; collective connective action; social media; Belarus; ;

    Abstract : During the last five years mediated activism dedicated to LGBT+ issues in Belarus has flourished despite restrictive context: several new online initiatives, including a media project, have been launched. The current study investigates how one of the most politically underprivileged and marginalized groups – LGBT+ activists – make use of online social media to advocate for positive social and political modification in the Belarusian society. READ MORE