Essays about: "Mass Protests"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words Mass Protests.

  1. 1. The EU’s democracy assistance efforts in Belarus - An analysis of the character of EU democracy assistance and involvement in the mass protests of 2020-2021 in Belarus

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fanny Flyborg; [2021-08-30]
    Keywords : European Union; Belarus; Democracy; Mass Protests; Linkage; Leverage; Democracy Assistance; Authoritarian; Civil Society;

    Abstract : During recent events, Belarus has come under the light due to the falsified re-election of Lukashenko in 2020. Mass protests arose, and the civil society’s demand for democracy became clear. READ MORE

  2. 2. “NONVIOLENCE IS FINE AS LONG AS IT WORKS” : A study of the relationship between civil society and processes of radicalization

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : André Liivakant; [2021]
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    Abstract : The radicalization literature within the field of social movement research which studies the phenomenon of primarily nonviolent protests becoming primarily violent has mapped a variety of mechanisms that drive or underlie the radicalization of nonviolent resistance. To date, little attention has however been directed at the potential role of civil society influencing the trajectories of protests. READ MORE

  3. 3. "We woke up. Change is underway and it won't stop." : An analysis of how U.S. mainstream- and alternative media covered the 2019 protests in Latin America

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Catalina Näsman; [2021]
    Keywords : Alternative media; mainstream media; Latin America; protests; protest paradigm; postcolonialism;

    Abstract : Protests constitute one of the most important means for citizens to raise key issues on the social agenda and express marginalised voices, in which an important factor to spread their message is attracting mass media coverage. However, previous research has repeatedly found that the mass media delegitimizes protests and focus on the protest event itself rather than the issues behind it. READ MORE

  4. 4. Connectivity in Action: Activist Comments as Evidence of a Pan-European Public Sphere on Social Media. A Case Study of the European Commission’s Instagram Page

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Theodora Cristina Canciu; [2021]
    Keywords : Activism; Cyberactivism; European identity; European public sphere; Social media; Europeanization; European Commission; Instagram; politics; engagement; comments; citizens; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The features of social media platforms not only enable the communication between citizens and political actors or institutions, in the form of comments, but also help in magnifying citizens’ voices and opinions and facilitating mass mobilization or political protests. The European Union institutions seem to understand the capacity of social media as a locus for citizen engagement, be it activism or deliberation, and have thus developed a strong presence across platforms. READ MORE

  5. 5. News Media Usage, Political Interest and Political Participation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Xiaopeng Pang; [2020-08-19]
    Keywords : News media usage; political participation; political interest; age differences; regression analysis;

    Abstract : The discussion in this thesis focus on the relationship between news media usage and political participation. During the last several decades, many researchers have been worried about the decline of political participation, however, more and more opinions believe that political participation has not declined, but just transformed from traditional forms to new forms. READ MORE