Essays about: "Postcolonial debate"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words Postcolonial debate.

  1. 1. Making the Right Choice: the polarized US abortion debate and its transnational implications

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Olivia Murdock; [2022]
    Keywords : Abortion; Social Movement; Pro-life; Pro-choice; United States; Transnational; Human rights; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The abortion debate in the United States has become increasingly polarized where the legality and morality of abortion is continuously discussed. This has given rise to an abortion movement and countermovement, commonly referred to as the pro- choice movement and pro-life movement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Heroes for Change or Systems for Change? Is it time to reject heroism discourse? : A critical eye into a comic edutainment on SDGs

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Aisha Al-Daour; [2021]
    Keywords : Citizenship Education; Universalism; Post-colonialism; Comics; Superheroes; Semiotics;

    Abstract : This study seeks to extend observations on critical citizenship education by examining what the edutainment Comics Uniting Nations, which presents the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), may tell us about the UN view of imagined agency and citizenship, and subsequently, its broader view of development. Given that the SDGs’ message within the comics targets a global audience, the research work in this thesis puts the comic Heroes for Change to the test by surveying how the minority community in Gaza, occupied Palestine feel and situate themselves in the SDGs’ universal message. READ MORE

  3. 3. In between East and West : Eastern German Identity Construction along the East-West Binary and the Potential for Transformation

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Marie Robinski; [2021]
    Keywords : East Germany; East-West Debate; Post-Unification Generation; Social Identity Theory; Binary Opposition; Discourse; Narrative Analysis;

    Abstract : 30 years into the existence of a unified German Republic, the emphasis of differences, the use of stereotypes and the existence of economic inequalities remain. This affects the younger post-unification generation - children that were born after 1989. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gendered Aspects of Islamophobia : A critical discourse analysis of the Danish parliament’s debate regarding the ban on niqab/burqa

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Martina Kristic; [2021]
    Keywords : niqab burqa ban; islamophobia; cultural violence; white feminist discourse; white saviour discourse; orientalist discourse; critical discourse analysis;

    Abstract : A law proposal was passed by the Danish parliament in 2018 prohibiting the wear of niqab and burqa in all public spaces. This study aims to analyse the discourse of the debate in the parliament leading up to the passing of the law by using Fairclough’s method of critical discourse analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maternal health in the global south : A study to investigate the empowerment of mHealth initiatives

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sara Falk; [2020]
    Keywords : Maternal health; Mobile Phones; Gender; Empowerment;

    Abstract : The fifth SDG aims to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. In this research, mHealth, as in mobile phones to improve maternal health outcomes, will be analyzed. In remote areas where healthcare may not provide care to the extent needed, these technological innovations may be of great importance. READ MORE