Essays about: "Constructivism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 220 essays containing the word Constructivism.

  1. 1. Defining Nature: Who’s Talking? The concept of nature in legal cases with Rights of Nature in Ecuador : a frame/framing analysis of interpretations of nature, underlying factors and recommended actions

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Laura Elisabeth Wolf; [2019]
    Keywords : rights of nature; Ecuador; framing; frames; nature; Ecuadorian constitutional court; defining nature; social constructivism;

    Abstract : Since 2008, the Ecuadorian constitution grants intrinsic rights to nature. However, scholars highlight the stark contrast between the intended philosophy of rights of nature (RoN) and its implementation. The concept of “nature” in the constitution is left relatively undefined, hence open for interpretation of any actor in court. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding Iranian Proxy Warfare: A Historical Analysis of the Relational Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraqi Insurgencies

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Hjalte H. Handberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Iranian Foreign Policy; Proxy Warfare; Iraqi Civil War; Relational Identities; Constructivism; Critical Security Analysis; New Wars;

    Abstract : In recent years, the IRI has managed to increase its influence in the Middle East. The strategic use of proxy warfare has played a central role as surrounding countries have become destabilised. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corruption and media freedom in Bulgaria and Romania: different levels of European integration

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Vesela Marinisheva; [2019]
    Keywords : European Integration; Bulgaria; Romania; Corruption; Media freedom; Comparative Analysis; Constructivism; Social Constructivism; Eastern Enlargement; Content Analysis;

    Abstract : This research represents a comparative analysis of the Bulgarian and Romanian European Integration in terms of corruption and media freedom. I argue that, however, both states have multiple common grounds to be analyzed together, as is done in the previous academic research, they take rather different paths after their accession in the European Union regarding their progress in fighting corruption and ensuring free media. READ MORE

  4. 4. Re-imagining national struggle: Resistance narratives within the exiled Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Carl Bradshaw Thorell; [2019]
    Keywords : KDPI; political imaginations; identity processes; memory cultures; resistance narratives; social constructivism; Rasan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2016 the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) decided to modify its resistance strategy towards the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI). This study analyses political imaginations within the displaced KDPI community in Iraqi Kurdistan through a social constructivist paradigm and the methods of observations and interviews. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constructed Threats : Analyzing how China and North Korea are securitized in Japanese conservative newspapers in relation to the topics of Japan’s constitutional amendment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Zijian Lin; [2019]
    Keywords : Japan; International Relation; Constructivism; Securitization; Conservative newspapers; North Korea; China; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Achieving constitutional amendment has been a goal for the Japanese conservatives for a long time, especially after the Cold War, because Japan’s peace identity has been perceived increasingly “abnormal” by the conservative elites in Japan. It thus engendered the heated debates surrounding whether Japan should change its peace identity via controversial constitutional amendment, which conflicts against established the norm of peace. READ MORE