Essays about: "Discourse Analysis"

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  1. 6. Polemics around genetically modified crops : understanding the “problematizations” by the researchers and farmers in India

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

    Author : Mayuri Kumari; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; problematization; WPR; discourse; GM debate; GM crops; farmers; agriculture researchers;

    Abstract : India is an agriculture based country where a big chunk of its population is employed in the agricultural sector. Despite significant improvements in food security mainly as a result of the Green revolution, farmers are still facing a list of problems. READ MORE

  2. 7. In Danger or Dangerous? : A discourse analysis of representations of Swedish women and children affiliated with ISIS after the breakdown of the 'caliphate'

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Trygged; [2020]
    Keywords : ISIS; securitization; gender; racism; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : After the fall of ISIS ‘caliphate’, Sweden and other European countries are struggling with how to handle the group of people who left Europe to join the terrorist organisation and now seek to return. In traditional narratives of gender and war, women and children are commonly perceived as innocent victims in need of protection. READ MORE

  3. 8. “Lay down our differences” : An interpretive study of problem representation(s) and inclusion in Extinction Rebellion

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Isaksen; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental movements; Extinction Rebellion; structural power; inclusion; intersectional feminism; WPR;

    Abstract : Previous research on social movements shows that as a consequence of social stratification, structurally privileged groups in society are more prone to engage in and take on leading positions in collective action than those who are structurally marginalised. This essay takes off in the puzzle of deficient inclusion in social movements that identify as inclusive, and looks at how that problem also appear empirically in the environmental movement Extinction Rebellion (XR). READ MORE

  4. 9. Gestational Surrogacy or Wombs for Rent? An analysis of the surrogacy debate in Spain.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Rocío Urías Martínez; [2020]
    Keywords : Surrogacy; Wombs for rent; Discourse Theory; Bodily autonomy; Redistribution; Recognition; Biopolitics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Surrogacy is a much-discussed issue in Spain since in 2017 the political party Ciudadanos proposed in parliament a law to legalize altruistic surrogacy. Since then, the main political parties have constructed a discourse on surrogacy, positioning themselves in favor of or against its legalization. READ MORE

  5. 10. The Legal Empowerment Paradoxy? : A Critical Exploration of Power Imbalances in the Legal Empowerment Discourse from a Global North/South Perspective

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Wifvesson; [2020]
    Keywords : Legal Empowerment; North-South; South-South; Development Aid; Postcolonialism;

    Abstract : Legal empowerment as a theoretical and practical concept has gained increasing attention in international development. Due to the shifting aid paradigm, caused by the rising of South-South cooperation, legal empowerment’s proposed bottom-up character has challenged the larger conventional top-down approaches to development that traditionally have dominated the development agenda. READ MORE