Essays about: "Identity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2218 essays containing the word Identity.

  1. 1. The value of citizenship in a British Overseas Territory : Formal and substantive British citizenship in Montserrat

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Patrik Henriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : British Overseas Territory; citizenship; formal citizenship; identity; international relations; Montserrat; partnership; substantive citizenship; United Kingdom;

    Abstract : This thesis takes part in the discussion of the of citizenship and what it means to be a citizen within the social aspects. In 2002, The British Overseas Act conferred British citizenship to Montserratians and other British Overseas Territories Citizens. READ MORE

  2. 2. Taming the Evaluation Monster

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Nicole Brunetti; Lovisa Sjöqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : New Public Management; Professionalism; Performance Measurement Systems; Enabling Coercive formalization; Accounting Absorption;

    Abstract : Purpose: This thesis aims to explore how public schools balance demands on public accountability with professional autonomy through design features and usage of Performance Measurement Systems. Research Approach: Case study data were obtained both through semi-structured interviews with teachers and school managers, and through formal steering documents from the governing municipality as well as from the respective schools. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resistance in everyday encounters with racism: A study on how five young women of colour respond to the everyday racism they experience in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Brandström; [2018-10-30]
    Keywords : everyday resistance; everyday racism; national identity; relationships; Sweden;

    Abstract : Racism can be maintained and spread in a society through seemingly small everyday actions. In Sweden, this everyday racism often aims to point out that a non-white body is not Swedish by questions and comments on a person’s, sometimes assumed, ‘origin’. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE RISE OF ACE AS A DESCRIPTOR A Linguistic Study Concerning the Jargon within an Online Asexual Community

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Amanda Boström; [2018-09-19]
    Keywords : asexuality; identity; queer linguistics; keyness;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to explore the jargon that can be found within an online asexual community. The most common definition of asexuality is that a person does not feel sexual attraction to any gender. This group of people has since the 1950s gained attention in fields such as biomedicine and social sciences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Composition as a tool to find home

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Žofie Kašparová; [2018-07-29]
    Keywords : Composition; Identity; World music;

    Abstract : In this artistic research I explore my own process of composing music. Being a “world musician” with no specific roots but with experience from many different genres from western classical music and jazz to many different world traditions was confusing for me in the search for the answer to the question “what is my identity?” In this thesis I describe how the genres I’ve played and listened to blend in my compositions creating “genreless music”, which influences appear in the music unconsciously and also what conscious choices do I make while composing. READ MORE