Essays about: "Obama"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 essays containing the word Obama.

  1. 1. A TRANSATLANTIC DIVORCE AND THE TIME FOR EUROPEAN SOVEREIGNTY? - A study on how US foreign policy, during 2010-2020, impacted EU member state views on defence integration

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Strandquist; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : European Defence Integration; Transatlantic relationship; PESCO; France; Poland; Ireland; EU actorness;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the impact of US foreign policy, during 2010-2020, on EU member state willingnessto integrate defence, by utilizing a mixed-method approach. The objective of the study is to investigatehow EU member states reacted to the Obama administration’s ‘pivot to Asia’ and the election andpresidency of Donald Trump and whether those administrations contributed to further defenceintegration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sweeping Shale Gas Under the Rug: Communicating Clean Energy Futures Through the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Shannon Carson; [2021]
    Keywords : energy policy; frames; U.S.-Caribbean; energy security; shale gas; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Energy sector transformation will define our coming decade, as an unprecedented energy transition is required to keep the planet to 2°C warming. Despite this urgency, strong governmental resistance to low-carbon energy transitions is observed. Under the Obama administration, a Caribbean energy policy was pursued that exemplifies this resistance. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Good Guy vs. The Bad Guy : An analysis of how American presidential inaugurations are described in British newspapers

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Pedagogik, språk och ämnesdidaktik

    Author : Nadia Sahlin; [2021]
    Keywords : American president inaugurations; British newspapers; linguistic tools; linguistic features; analyse of articles;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay was to demonstrate whether the descriptions of Donald Trump’s inauguration 2017 differed from Joe Biden’s inauguration 2021 in three of the biggest British newspapers: The Guardian, The Independent and The Telegraph. One article from each newspaper concerning the inaugurations 2017 and 2021 was investigated. READ MORE

  4. 4. China, A Rising Threat? : An Analysis of American Threat Perception of China in the 21st Century

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : John Hjälsten; [2021]
    Keywords : USA; China; threat perception; security; frame analysis; international relations; international politics;

    Abstract : The United States is for the first time 100 years potentially facing a peer in the international Arena. China’s rise has been significant over the last 20 years, and they are now able to rival the United States in many areas. How then, will the long dominant United States react to the rise of China, how does it view it as a threat. READ MORE

  5. 5. Introducing degrowth to socio-environmental movements in the United States: A case study of the Sunrise Movement and Democratic Socialists of America

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Amanda Schockling; [2021]
    Keywords : climate change; social movements; Green New Deal; politics; democratic socialism; framing theory; USA; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In a country with a large historical and current share of emissions, recent climate inaction and political upheaval have disallowed substantial social-environmental reforms from being endorsed. This thesis critically examines the current cycle of contention in the United States by classifying the Sunrise Movement and the Democratic Socialists of America as social movement organizations through the lens of social movement theory with a goal to identify successes and understand how the movement could increase the viability of democratic socialism in America and make governmental climate action inevitable. READ MORE