Essays about: "Canada"

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  1. 1. Conceptual Metaphors for Covid-19 : An Analysis of Metaphors for Covid-19 in the Discourse of Political Leaders of the UK, the USA, Canada, and Australia

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och lärande

    Author : Maria Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Covid-19; Pandemic; Metaphors; Political Discourse; Conceptual Metaphor Theory;

    Abstract : Since the emergence of Covid-19 in December 2019, metaphors to talk about the pandemic have been extensively used in political discourse. This study aims to compare metaphors for Covid-19 in the discourse of political leaders of the UK, the USA, Canada, and Australia by drawing upon three conceptual metaphors found by De la Rosa (2007). READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing English Proficiency in the Age of Globalization : The Case of IELTS

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Bahman Mehraban; [2022]
    Keywords : Globalization; General Training IELTS; LOCNESS Corpus; Coh-Metrix;

    Abstract : This study investigates the use and relevance of the most widely used test of English proficiency in the era of globalization, i.e. IELTS. It discusses different versions of the test along with their corresponding components. READ MORE

  3. 3. Legal Analysis of Good Seamanship in Light of Autonomous Shipping

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Philip Wiström; [2022]
    Keywords : public international law; transport law; sjörätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines aspects of collision liability and navigational rights and freedoms of autonomous vessels. The thesis starts out with an introductory chapter which defines some terms and gives a short introduction to the field of regulatory maritime law. READ MORE

  4. 4. Newly designated Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas in Canada’s North : another label for inequitable co-management agreements or an honest attempt to walk the road of reconciliation?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Carolin Seiferth; [2022]
    Keywords : Indigenous peoples; Indigenous protected and conserved areas; protected area management; conservation; reconciliation;

    Abstract : Inclusion of Indigenous communities and Traditional Ecological Knowledges (TEK) alongside reconciliation efforts feature in numerous plans and policies for nature and biodiversity conservation. But to what extent do these agreements present an honest attempt to equally share power and responsibility between Indigenous peoples and governance agencies in protected area management? In this thesis, I trace how including Indigenous communities and their TEK entered Canada’s policy discourse on nature conservation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bolivia, Colombia & Canada : How the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Have and Have Not Been Adopted

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Line Frost; [2022]
    Keywords : Indigenous Rights; UNDRIP;

    Abstract : Approximately 15 years ago the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) were signed, with 144 in favour, 11 abstentions and 4 rejections. The UNDRIP was ground-breaking, but the rejection from 4 powerful states (Canada, USA, New Zealand and Australia), and the subsequent lack of implementation decreased the expectations. READ MORE