Essays about: "Hinduism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the word Hinduism.

  1. 1. BJP - Champions of Feminism? : A study of Bharatiya Janata Party politics on maternity leave and party affiliated Hindutva gender ideals.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Greven; [2020]
    Keywords : hindutva; maternity leave; BJP; gender roles; religious ideals; women’s empowerment;

    Abstract : In contemporary politics it is argued there exists a friction and contradiction between the right-wing, conservative parties that are gaining prominence around the world, among them BJP in India, and the feminist movement; one movement striving for the preservation of traditions and the other for change. The purpose of this thesis is to investigate and compare differences in how a political party with strong affiliation and background in a nationalistic ideology communicates laws which affect women’s opportunities for societal advancement, doing this by analysing the religious, cultural and symbolic aspects of Hindutva ideology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Take the Poo to the Loo: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Stunting and Open Defecation in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Marco Lovato; [2020]
    Keywords : stunting; open defecation; india; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The present study addresses the relationship between stunting and open defecation in India, 2015. The lack of proper sanitation allows pathogens to spread and generate fecal transmissible illnesses (FTIs), hence hampering the correct absorption of nutrients in the body and the consequent child’s development. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Core-based Worldview model

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Edwin Oldfield; [2019]
    Keywords : Worldview; ethics; model; worldview-model; worldview model; worldview; method of worldviews; Religion; Christianity; Hinduism; Islam; Philosophy; Kierkegaard; Nietzsche; Philosophy of Religion; Edwin; Oldfield; Worldview differentiation; Purusartha; Belief; Representationism; Interpretationism; Dispositonalism; Virtue; Världsbild; Livsåskådning; Tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap; Religionsfilosofi; etik; filosofi; Edwin; Oldfield; Kierkegaard; Nietzsche; Purusartha; Världsbildsdifferentiering; Tro; Representationism; Interpretationism; Dispositionalism; Dygd;

    Abstract : This essay starts at the proposition that there is not yet a satisfying way to differentiate between different worldviews. Although many attempts have been made, they fail in ways that are difficult to pinpoint. READ MORE

  4. 4. Opportunities for the Jatuwa community biogas plant : An energy demand survey and a field site examinationMinor Field Study

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Axel Öhman; Bill Edwall; [2018]
    Keywords : Biogas; energy demand; sustainable technology; Biogas; energibehov; hållbar energi;

    Abstract : De klimatförändringar som idag orsakar allt större problem för länder i Himalayaregionen har ökat beslutsfattares medvetenhet kring konsekvenserna som de ökande temperaturerna för med sig. När människor konsumerar energi från fossila bränslekällor ökar koncentrationen av bland annat koldioxid i atmosfären vilket bidrar till den växthuseffekt som sakta värmer upp jordens klimat. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shaping social and political identity : A critical discourse anlysis of the Bharatiya Janta Party

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Lindahl; [2018]
    Keywords : Religion; Democracy; Identity; Hinduism; Hindutva; Pluralism; Caste System; Secularisation; Discourse Analysis; Critical Discourse Analysis;

    Abstract : This research paper uses Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) to analyse texts produced by the political party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India. The analysis use Machin and Mayr’s (2012) concepts of Language and Identity and Nominalisation and Presupposition with the aim to understand how the BJP can influence the democratic society in India through discourse. READ MORE