Essays about: "Ethnicity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 362 essays containing the word Ethnicity.

  1. 1. "In-betweenship: New Swedish identities in the making? - A qualitative study about Swedishness and being in-between"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Suzanne Forsberg; [2021-04-28]
    Keywords : In-Betweenship; Race; Ethnicity; Whiteness; Swedishness; Colour-blindness;

    Abstract : This paper takes an approach sprung from practices where identities are formed and examinesthe experiences of being in the borderland of Swedishness. The research is placed in aSwedish context aiming at understanding people who has often or at times gotten their(Swedish) identity or origin questioned. READ MORE

  2. 2. Party system design and nation-building efforts : A comparative study of Kenya and Nigeria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elin Olsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Party system design; consociationalism; integrationalism; nation-building; assimilation; multiculturalism; Kenya; Nigeria;

    Abstract : How can party system design contribute to managing ethnic relations? This thesis investigatesthe relationship between party system design and the type of nation-building efforts pursuedin a country. More specifically, whether a country allows ethnicity to be a source of politicalmobilization or not and how that relates to nation-building policies having an assimilating ora multicultural character. READ MORE

  3. 3. “You have to choose between habaar or duco” A case study of Swedish Muslim Gay Men of Somali Origin

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

    Author : Mustafa Ahmed; [2021]
    Keywords : Intersectionality Theory; Swedish; Muslim; Somali; Gay Men; Oppression; Discrimination; Racism.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study aims to explore the lived experiences of Swedish Muslim gay men of Somali origin in Stockholm Sweden. A group that has not been specifically researched in the previous study within the Swedish context. The study demonstrates how various identities such as ethnicity, sexuality, religion and citizenship intersect with each other. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Upsurge of Ethno-nationalism and Ethiopia's Fragile Democracy

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Tsegaye Bulgan; [2021]
    Keywords : Ethiopia; ethno-nationalism; democracy; ethnicity; democratization;

    Abstract : By exploring the upsurge of the new wave of ethno-nationalism and its effect on institutions of democracy in Ethiopia, this study attempts to contribute to the study of fragile democracy in highly divided states. Methodologically, it is qualitative research where key informant interviews and literature review were employed to collect the needed data. READ MORE

  5. 5. Political Information & Ethnic Voting : A study on the impact of political information on ethnic voting behavior in Africa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Adina Martin; [2021]
    Keywords : ethnic voting; Kenya; Africa; political information; voting behaviour; voting behavior; informational shortcuts; ethnic cues; ethnic heuristics; Conroy-Krutz;

    Abstract : ​Does political information lower the incidence of ethnic voting in Africa? Even though a significant amount of research has been dedicated to African ethnic voting behaviour,​not much capacity has been dedicated to studying the function of ethnic cues as informational shortcuts. Considering voters use cognitive shortcuts like party affiliations or ideology when making decisions, it is also plausible that voters in elections characterized by ethnic voting use demographic cues in lieu of more comprehensive information. READ MORE