Essays about: "Political history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 524 essays containing the words Political history.

  1. 1. Out of Sight, Out of Mind. The ‘Social Death’ of Institutionalized Women and Children and the ‘Social Amnesia’ of Irish Society in the Twentieth Century, Depicted in Forensic Evidence from the Children's Mass Grave at a former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Co. Galway.

    University essay from

    Author : Cecilia Ahl Falkensjö; [2021-02-26]
    Keywords : Dark heritage; social amnesia; social death; forensic archaeology; juvenile human remains; bioarchaeology; Irish state; Catholic Church; child abuse; human rights violation; Irish society; Irish media;

    Abstract : The twentieth century was a time of social and political changes. Victims of trauma, genocide, massacres and abuse in a largely Post-Colonial era would increasingly gain recognition and places of suffering, death and pain would become places of remembrance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nikāḥ as precondition for paradise? Spiritual corporeality and al-Ghazālī’s theology of marriage in the Kitāb ādāb al-nikāḥ

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap

    Author : Mariette Frieda Anita Minnemann; [2021]
    Keywords : al-Ghazali marriage asceticism Medieval theology history of religion Islamic theology Soteriology cosmogony eschatology embodiment Sufism Sufi tasawwuf spiritual corporeality mysticism Ibn Arabi Islamic mysticism jihad body Ihya kitab nikah intercourse sex celibacy embodied resurrection din Medieval Islamic studies religious studies; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : With the 11th century text Kitāb ādāb al-nikāḥ, the “Book on the Proper Conduct of Marriage”, the Islamic thinker al-Ghazālī (1056 –1111/447–504) replies to a contemporaneous debate within Sufi asceticism with a theology of nikāḥ. The text is part of his opus magnum, the “Renaissance of the Knowledge of dīn”, which aims at a renewal of Muslim piety and provides practical guidance to the male audience addressed. READ MORE

  3. 3. ACCOMMODATION, CONTENTION, AND TRANSFORMATION – MAPPING THE FIELD OF GREEN TRANSITION POLITICS IN DENMARK FROM 2007 to 2020

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Mads Schou Jensen; [2021]
    Keywords : social movement studies; climate politics; field theory; green transition; strategic decision-making; climatization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change has become an all-encompassing problem as CO2 accumulating in the atmosphere sets the pace of temperature increases in our rapidly warming world. In attempting to make society ‘green,’ environmental movements have pursued different strategies through different political constellations. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Liberal Peace? The Dayton Agreement and Democratization in Bosnia and Herzegovina 25 years later

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Amina Elezovic; [2021]
    Keywords : Bosnia and Herzegovina; Dayton Peace Agreement; Liberal Peace; Democratization; Rule of Law; Human Rights;

    Abstract : Over time, hundreds of peace agreements have been signed in different parts of the world. Most of those peace agreements have not brought sustainable peace. Studies show that only 50% of the peace agreements survive for 5 years. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Chilean Old-Age Pension System in Light of International Human Rights Law and the Inter-American Jurisprudence on the Right to Social Security

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

    Author : Rafael Ignacio Numi; [2021]
    Keywords : Human Rights - Social Security - Pension System - Chile - Inter-American Court of Human Rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In the early 1980s, during the darkest years of Pinochet’s dictatorship, an apparently innocuous but radical decision was made: to implement an old-age pension system based on individual accounts mandatorily administered by private for-profit entities called ‘pension fund administrators’ (‘AFPs’, by its acronym in Castilian), in which the workers’ social security regarding old-age pensions was in practice totally dependent on their individual saving capacity during their working life. This was a completely novel system at that time, even at the international level, and part of a package of reforms allegedly directed to refound and modernise the country, deeply transforming the functions of the State and the role of the private sector, and causing a multiplicity of consequences felt until today in all possible areas of society and where, of course, human rights are no exception. READ MORE