Essays about: "Minority Position"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words Minority Position.

  1. 1. Latvian Language Policy : Unifying or Polarizing? Reconstructing the Political Debate on Language Reform in the Latvian Education System

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Samuel Holm; [2020]
    Keywords : Latvia; language policy; nationalism; imagined community; national unity;

    Abstract : Languages are not just systems for communication, they are also often a marker of ethnic and/or national identity and sometimes a politically contentious issue. A country where this is the case is Latvia, which has a large Russian-speaking population. During the Soviet occupation of Latvia, Russian became the dominant language in public life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Weight(,) trouble and intersectional subjectivities : Capturing children´s corporeal experiences with body normativities in Austrian schools

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Forum för genusvetenskap och jämställdhet

    Author : Claudia Koller; [2019]
    Keywords : Body weight; normativities; intersectionality; troubled subject positions; juvenile health promotion;

    Abstract : This study looks at school children´s intersectional experience with weight norms and tries to give insights on the issue of body normativities, from a feminist sport scientist point of view. Its purpose is to inform good practice in juvenile health education on the one hand and to contribute with intersectional feminist insights to the interdisciplinary dialogue on body weight and health on the other. READ MORE

  3. 3. You Wanna Be on Top? : A Narrative Career Study of Women’s Experiences and Strategies

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Alice Åslander; Joel Gedin; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender; Gender Equality; Organisation; Critical Incidents; Exit; Discrimination; Female Manager; Career; Sweden; Minority Position; Coping strategy; Mentor; Sponsor; Leadership; Narrative; Genus; Jämställdhet; Organisation; Kritiska incidenter; Utträde; Diskriminering; Kvinnliga chefer; Karriär; Sverige; Minoritetsposition; Överlevnadsstrategi; Ledarskap; Narrativ;

    Abstract : In Sweden, the statistics show how women are underrepresented in organisational hierarchies; as managers, executive managers, CEOs and board of directors. Qualitative research reveals that women in management positions perceive the working life in Sweden as unequal and how men and women have different terms for making a career. READ MORE

  4. 4. Minority Rights, to be recognised by the Legislator or the Supreme Court? - Did the Swedish Supreme Court (Högsta domstolen) adopt an activist or restrained position, concerning the right to property of the Sami people, in the Taxed Mountain Case (Skattefjällsmålet) and what were the effects of the chosen approach?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Karin Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : jurisprudence; allmän rättslära; private law; civil rätt; legal philosophy; rättsfilosofi; legal history; rättshistoria; sami law; samerätt; Dworkin; skattefjällsmålet; the taxed mountain case; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In the 1970s a group of Sami people sued the Swedish State claiming a better right to a geographic area referred to as the Taxed Mountain (Skattefjällen). The Sami people are recognised as an indigenous people, and a minority group, by the Swedish State. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Kurdish Question: The Reasons Behind the Kurdish Minority Position

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Sara Yasar; [2018]
    Keywords : The Lausanne Treaty; Treaty of Severs; Kurdistan; Turkey; Minority; Independency; Case Study; Text Analysis;

    Abstract : This research will focus on the minority position of the Kurdish population in Turkey and how it has developed over time. The aim is to study particular historical and recent events that have affected the Kurdish population to understand why the Kurdish people are one of the world’s largest minority populations without an independent state. READ MORE