Essays about: "Neoliberalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 104 essays containing the word Neoliberalism.

  1. 1. “Like in Europe”: Promotional Discourses of the Stipend Reduction and Justification of the Neoliberal Transformations in Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Daria Popova; [2019]
    Keywords : Neoliberalism; post-Soviet Ukraine; post-Maidan politics; nationalism; neoliberal state.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research explores the promotional discourses the neoliberal experts and politicians use to legitimise the stipend shortages to the students, whose interests this policy contradicts. The thesis argues that the proponents of the reform established the dialogue with the opposition in order to avoid the large-scale protests against the policy. READ MORE

  2. 2. NEW ROADS TAKEN BY FEW : Motorcycle-taxi drivers and neoliberal development in rural Uganda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Alexander Öbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Neoliberalism; Development; Informal Transportation; Motorbike Taxi; Mobility; Uganda;

    Abstract : Kisoro, a rural district in Uganda, is undergoing various transformations which could be summarized under the term neoliberal development. This qualitative study, which is based on six weeks of anthropological fieldwork, is focused on how a few individuals working as motorcycle-taxi drivers in the area experience these transformations, and how they deal with them. READ MORE

  3. 3. PUBLIC SPACE AND THE BANNING OF HOMELESSNESS IN COPENHAGEN. EVERYDAY SPATIAL PRACTICES AGAINST THE COMMODIFICATION OF LIFE

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Nicolás Palacios; [2019]
    Keywords : Homelessness; everyday life; neoliberal city; public space; enclosure strategies; Copenhagen; spatial practices; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Since April 2017, legislation fining people in ‘encampments’ in public spaces was enacted in Copenhagen. This regulation was tightened by July 2018 be-coming an effective ban, where the subject of the fine was expelled from the administrative limits of the municipality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aerotropolis: At what cost, to whom? An analysis of social and environmental impacts of New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) project, Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ellen Putri Edita; [2019]
    Keywords : aerotropolis; infrastructure development; economic growth; socio-environmental impacts; Sustainability Science; Indonesia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Following the idea of aerotropolis, New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) was initiated under Masterplan for Acceleration and Expansion of Indonesia’s Economic Development to strongly promote the role of Yogyakarta as part of the economic and tourism centers in Indonesia. However, the establishment of this national strategic project is not without controversy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Take Care! : The Ideal Patient and Self-Governing

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Hanna Enbuske; [2019]
    Keywords : Governing technologies; Swedish healthcare; patient-physician-relationship; morality; neoliberalism; empowerment; chronic illness; self-care; consumer patient; healthcare policy; the Patient Act; public health.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, a phenomenological approach is taken as the purpose is to discuss how the healthcare experiences of Swedish patients with chronic illness are affected by political state reforms and governing technologies. The thesis compares the discourse of Swedish healthcare policy with the discourse of healthcare in practice. READ MORE