Essays about: "Cultural Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 663 essays containing the words Cultural Sciences.

  1. 1. Vying for victimhood : subtextual moral judgements and news organisation standpoints reporting Gaza 2014

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Amy Margaret Franck; [2019]
    Keywords : Israel; Palestine; Gaza; Victimhood; Media Bias; Media Morality; Mediapolis; Objectivity; Proximity; Al Jazeera; Associated Press; News Agency; Newswire; Dehumanisation; Standpoint theory; Journalism; Hamas; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the summer of 2014, a violent conflagration erupted in the isolated Palestinian enclave of Gaza. Whilst the fighting was between Hamas and Israel, Palestinian civilians paid the price. The stark disparity in deaths triggered a debate in the West about Israeli tactics, and the media was accused of ‘bias’ by both Israelis and Palestinians. READ MORE

  2. 2. A contemporary understanding of Islamophobia in the West - the case of Donald Trump

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Huda Amir Gafur; [2019]
    Keywords : Key words: Islamophobia; United States of America; Donald Trump; Orientalism; Populism; Critical Discourse Analysis; Fairclough; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract This thesis uses Critical Discourse Analysis to analyse the narratives of Islamophobia of United States of America, with President Donald Trump as a case study, examining his interviews and speeches. The theoretical framework is constituted by critical race theory (with particular focus on cultural racism), the critique of the colonial mentality, clash of civilization and populism. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. From invisibility to political witch-hunt: The influence of everyday marginalization on the sense of Polish and European belonging among the LGBTQ+ minority in Poland.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Anna Jastrzembska; [2019]
    Keywords : narrative analysis; LGBTQ ; European identity; sexual citizenship; European Studies; Poland; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Thirty years after the fall of communism and fifteen years after Poland joined the European Union, there have been more steps backwards than forwards in regards to gender and sexual equality. From the very beginning, this has been a cause of tension between Poland and the EU. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE