Essays about: "Essentialism."

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  1. 1. An Untenable Space: The Domestic Labor Sector as a Site of Forced Labor for Migrants Problem representations and framing processes within Civil Society in Singapore

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Amanda Munoz Gamage; [2019]
    Keywords : Civil society; migrant domestic workers; Singapore; isomorphism; problem representations; framing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As one of the primary countries of destination for migrant domestic workers in Asia, Singapore is a developed country with one of the highest standards of living in the region. Yet, the city-state has been on the receiving end of extensive criticism concerning the rights and protections of migrant domestic workers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life and strife of modern organic farmers : cases from Sweden, Cambodia, and Bali

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

    Author : Filippo Valsecchi; [2019]
    Keywords : agriculture; WWOOF; ethnography; multicase study; typology; new social movement; risk; habitus;

    Abstract : Organic farming forms an integral part of the current environmental discourse of “saving the planet” through more ecological forms of cultivation and lifestyle. Yet, beneath this common denominator, the global organic movement encompasses an impressive spectrum of experiences varying along such factors as geographical loca-tion, farm size, work organization, personal attributes, institutional framework, busi-ness style, normative ideals, and farming techniques. READ MORE

  3. 3. Accidental Citizens: Etherealizing Securitized Identities of Somalis in Kenya; Contesting Representation, Identity and Belonging

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

    Author : Shamsa Birik Abdi; [2016]
    Keywords : Securitization; Identity; Othering; Belonging; Postcolonial; Al-Shabab; Terrorism; Laclau Mouffe; Discourse Theory; Hegemony; Ideology; Antagonism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Kenyan security apparatus has undergone immense transformations particularly after Kenya’s military incursion into Southern Somalia in 2011. The intervention dubbed ‘Operation Linda Nchi’ was an attempt to protect Kenya’s territorial sovereignty and create a buffer zone against the Somali linked Al-Shabab insurgency. READ MORE

  4. 4. UNSCR 1820(2008), IHRL, IHL, Gender & Responsibility : Analysis of juridical system on sexual violence against women in internal armed conflicts.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Dominique Vandason; [2016]
    Keywords : UNSCR 1820 2008 ; UNSCR 1325 2000 ; IHRL; IHL; International law; Sexual violence; Internal armed conflict; Gender; Essentialism.;

    Abstract : This paper presents a gender analysis of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1820(2008), the International Human Rights Law and the International Humanitarian Law. The study is regarding resolution 1820 as a breakthrough in the writings of legal documents that criminalizes sexual violence against women in internal armed conflict. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ethnic Identity in Chica Lit. : Trapped between Cultural Essentialism and Ex-nomination

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Adriana Rudling; [2016]
    Keywords : Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez; The Dirty Girls Social Club; chick lit; chica lit; essentialization; exnomination; Latinidad; Latinos;

    Abstract : This essay is dedicated to exploring how ethnic identity is represented in one of popular literature's latest additions, namely chick lit. More concretely, it approaches the subject of ex-nomination and cultural essentialization of Latino communities in the burgeoning chick lit genre, chica lit. READ MORE