Essays about: "Mugabe"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word Mugabe.

  1. 1. Make Great Zimbabwe Great Again A study of the political usage of Great Zimbabwe 1980–2020

    University essay from

    Author : Adam Andersson; [2020-08-04]
    Keywords : Great Zimbabwe; Mugabe; Nkomo; ZANU-pf; ZANU; ZAPU; MDC; Zimbabwe Bird; Shona; Ndebele; Identity; Colonialism; Rhodesia; Cultural Heritage;

    Abstract : The purpose of this master’s thesis is to show how Great Zimbabwe was politically used during the period 1980-2020. This work was also carried out with the aim to examine and nuance how archaeology is used within the framework of nationalism, and how cultural heritage is used by political organizations for different purposes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Master’s Thesis in Political Science Democratization in southern Africa: Process and Challenges : A case study of Zimbabwe’s divergent path in its democratic transition

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Dorcas Hällstrand; [2020]
    Keywords : Democratization; democratic transition; authoritarian rule; dominant party system; power dynamics; power capture; power division; power sharing;

    Abstract : Despite promising prospects to transition towards a democracy after attaining its independence in 1980, Zimbabwe somehow fell into authoritarian rule and became increasingly undemocratic compared to other countries in southern Africa. Therefore, this thesis seeks to understand why a “most likely” case of democratization in the region failed and instead slipped into authoritarianism between 1980 and 2000. READ MORE

  3. 3. Former President of a Former Colony : How The Guardian reported on the final events leading to Robert Mugabe’s resignation

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Henric Lindholm; [2018]
    Keywords : ideology; post-colonialism; orientalism; Zimbabwe; Robert Mugabe; journalism; the Guardian;

    Abstract : During the month of November 2017, the President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe was taken into custody by Zimbabwe’s military. This was a move in order to shift the governmental power after which Mugabe after almost 40 years as President of Zimbabwe resigned from his post. READ MORE

  4. 4. How to Create a Leader : A critical discourse analysis on how international actors describes Robert Mugabe

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Ludvig Sjöblom; [2017]
    Keywords : Robert Mugabe; Discourse; Power; China; United Kingdom; South Africa;

    Abstract : To learn how international actors use their discourse as a power tool in an international debate can it help us to understand how they use it to gain leverage and influence the international debate. The international debate this thesis will focus on is the debate around Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe, a heavily debated leader. READ MORE

  5. 5. Notes on the productivity of nostalgia

    University essay from Kungl. Konsthögskolan

    Author : Santiago Mostyn; [2013]
    Keywords : Home; nostalgia; return; eternal return; Zimbabwe; Mugabe; Trinidad; soldiers; dreams; father; mother; memory; childhood memory; childhood home; otherness; earth; Chegutu; Muphure College; Berlin; sadness; love; photographs;

    Abstract : Notes on the productivity of nostalgia is a treatise on otherness and memory, framed as entries into the notebook of a no-longer-young man who decides to visit places that have a nostalgic connection to him - places where he grew up, and places where he fell in love -and who is trying to overhaul the notion that you can't look back and move forward at the same time. . READ MORE