Essays about: "Ontological Security"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words Ontological Security.

  1. 1. A typology of ontological insecurity mechanisms : Russia's military engagement in Syria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hugo von Essen; [2021]
    Keywords : ontological security; ontological insecurity mechanism; Russia; military engagement; Syria conflict; International Relations; Giddens;

    Abstract : The concept of ontological security has grown extensively in the International Relationsliterature, owing to the new explanations it generates for states’ security- and identity-relatedbehavior. In the process, however, the concept has become sprawling, vague and incoherent,due to the multitude of different understandings of the concept. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hong Kong Under the One Country, Two Systems Policy ——Through the Case study of Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement to exploring the identity and ontological security issues of Hong Kongese

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Jichen Zhao; [2021]
    Keywords : Hong Kong; One Country Two System Policy; Ontological Security; Identity; colony; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Traditional security studies focuses primarily on physical threats to the state. By contrast, the ontological security framework argues that individuals feel secure when they are able to maintain a communal narrative. Such a framework lends itself to an analysis of the impact of identity continuity on security. READ MORE

  3. 3. The memory of the Holocaust as a point of state ontological (in)security : A comparative discursive analysis of the United Kingdom and Poland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Joshua Bennett; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis utilises the context of European Holocaust memory to test differences within the existing literature of the theory of ‘ontological security’. The differences centre on questions of identity preservation in the face of threats to a states ‘sense of self’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ontologies of a Nation : South Korea's national biographies, Self and foreign policy behavior towards North Korea

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Magnus Lundström; [2020]
    Keywords : ontological security; national biography; nation-state; South Korea;

    Abstract : Ontological security scholars have thus far been unable to account for recurring variation in a state’s foreign policy behavior. The aim of this thesis is to explore and suggest an explanation to this phenomenon. READ MORE

  5. 5. Back to the Future: The Return of 'the 1980s' in Western Popular Culture and its Political Implications

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Thomas Collins; [2020]
    Keywords : Popular Culture; Globalisation; Late Capitalism; Ontological Security; Emotions; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last five to ten years there has been a re-emergence of ‘the 1980s’ in western popular culture. From music and fashion, to television and film, the decade has made a sustained and emphatic return across many countries. READ MORE