Essays about: "Moral science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 essays containing the words Moral science.

  1. 1. Constructing a civilized wilderness. An intersectional discourse analysis of the Sierra Club 1893-1910

    University essay from

    Author : Eleonor Ivdal; [2023-10-05]
    Keywords : the Sierra Club; intersectional theory; discourse analysis; civilization; American wilderness; national park movement; gender; class; race; ethnicity;

    Abstract : This study investigates if and how the Sierra Club adapted complex and contradictory rationalizations to legitimize their authority in wilderness and civilization. The study aims thereby to enhance our understanding of the origin narrative of the American preservation and conservation movement at the turn of the twentieth century which depicted white male heroes as discoverers and protectors of a pristine wilderness. READ MORE

  2. 2. It Takes Two to Tango: Perceptions and Motivations Towards Campaign Clientelism in Zambia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Fubu Ngubu; [2023]
    Keywords : Keywords: Campaign clientelism; Information theory; mixed methods; System justification theory; Zambia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Various studies on clientelism usually start from a common puzzle: Why is campaign clientelism widely practised by politicians even when they have no means of ensuring reciprocity from the voters? Similarly, why is campaign clientelism widespread amongst voters despite its numerous negative consequences on societies, democracy, and development? These puzzles have motivated my research, where I attempt to understand the perceptions and motivations of politicians and voters towards campaign clientelism in Zambia. To address the research question, two forms of data collection methods were utilised, in-depth interviews with politicians at the local level and a survey of voters in densely populated areas (Lusaka and Kitwe). READ MORE

  3. 3. “For Your Freedom and Ours” Exploring the Motives Behind the Polish and Czech Response to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine through Role Conceptions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Månsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Czech Republic; Poland; role conceptions; role theory; Ukraine; European Union; United States.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In their response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in 2022, Poland and the Czech Republic surprised the world with their decisive and strong support, being leading contributors of both humanitarian and military aid. This paper is a qualitative case study using content analysis method and the theoretical framework of role theory. READ MORE

  4. 4. What can explain a Member of the European Parliament’s aye or nay to an EU abolitionist approach. Voting behavior in the European Parliament on the issue of prostitution

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Larsson; [2023]
    Keywords : European Parliament; Members of the European Parliament; Voting behavior; Prostitution; The abolitionist approach; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Members of the European Parliament cast votes on a great range of issues. The approach to prostitution on the European Union level is a sensitive and dividing issue, with two main approaches: the abolitionist approach and the sex work approach. Policies on this moral issue is expected to create untraditional lines of conflict. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pursuing Justice:The Criminal Liability of the Christian Clergy in the Cultural Genocide of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and Australia

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

    Author : Laura Leila Szücs; [2023]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Indigenous Rights; Genocide; Cultural Genocide; Stolen Generation; Residential School System; Canada; Australia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Indigenous populations often bore the brunt of Christian settler colonization resulting in marginalization, assimilation, Christianization, and cultural elimination. Most perpetrators of colonial injustices go unpunished and wrongdoings unacknowledged, barring the possibility of genuine international and national reconciliation for indigenous peoples. READ MORE