Essays about: "Post-Soviet"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the word Post-Soviet.

  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. Russia's exercise of power : A comparative case study of Russia's use of command power, soft power and smart power in Georgia and Ukraine

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Linnea Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Russia; dominant countries; foreign policy; exercise of power; Ukraine; Georgia; conflict; command power; soft power and smart power;

    Abstract : Despite a vast research of Russia’s means of power, including its military interventions in Georgia and Ukraine, no comprehensive comparison of Russia’s exercise of power in Georgia and Ukraine has been accomplished, even though they are the most prominent cases of post-Soviet states that have been subjects for Russian military aggression. This study compares the forms of power Russia has been using to implement its foreign policy objectives in Ukraine and Georgia, in order to identify Russia’s power-related behavior and strategies, through an abductive qualitative approach with a comparative method. READ MORE

  3. 3. Listening to Digital Media: Analysis of Music Consumption Pattern on the Example of Russian Social Networking Site VKontakte : A user-focused research based on in-depth interviews

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och lärande

    Author : Iuliia Kyryllova; [2018]
    Keywords : digital music; institutional approach; consumption; social networking site; Russia; Ukraine; habits; in-depth interviews; user experience; copyright; sharing; downloading; owning; prosumer; content; free;

    Abstract : The present paper represents an overview of the most popular Russian social networking site VKontakte and its role in the formation of modern music consumption pattern in post-Soviet countries. Until spring 2017, it was known as the biggest platform for free music consumption in the region. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fear and Loathing in the Iron Closet: The right to freedom of assembly for LGBT rights activists in the Russian Federation, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova, and the role of the Moscow Patriarchate in the invention of “gay propaganda” legislation

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

    Author : Simon Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : public international law; human rights; human rights law; echr; ecthr; european court of human rights; council of europe; european convention on human rights; lgbt rights; lgbt; lgbtq; lgbti; lgbt ; russian orthodox church; moscow patriarchate; freedom of assembly; pride; gay propaganda; moldova; ukraine; russia; russian federation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The Iron Closet has always been deep, and although never leading to Narnia it has on occasions had the potential to be a one-way ticket to a forced labour camp. After the decline of the Soviet Union, however, the Western world rejoiced; the second parenthesis had been set out and we now lived in the main narrative again where everything ought to make sense. READ MORE

  5. 5. Youth participation in NGOs in post-soviet country Lithuania

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Goda Kvedaraite; [2018]
    Keywords : NGOs; Communication; Development; Youth;

    Abstract : This paper focuses on youth volunteering in the post – communist societies, more specifically, in the post- soviet country Lithuania. Volunteering as a formal action performed by organizations is well known in Western Europe for ages, but in Eastern European countries, especially in Baltics it has been a new phenomenon after the collapse of the former Soviet Union. READ MORE