Essays about: "Postcolonial studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the words Postcolonial studies.

  1. 1. From the Margins to the Center : Hip Hop and Rap as Infrastructure for the Black Americans in the 1980s and early 1990s

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Senta Terner; [2022]
    Keywords : Hip hop; Rap; Black Americans; Racism; Postcolonial Studies; Popular Culture;

    Abstract : This thesis examines whether hip hop, and rap in particular, was an infrastructure for the lower-class of Black Americans in the 1980s and early 1990s to transport their concerns, knowledge, and protest from the margins to the center. It first demonstrates what issues Black Americans from the ghetto have raised in terms of content in the first place. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Portrayal of the Other : A Postcolonial Perspective on ThreeESL Textbooks in Swedish Upper Secondary School

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Lovisa Sädbom; [2022]
    Keywords : Textbook analysis; Postcolonial studies; Cultural studies; ELT materials; Representation;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate three English as a second language (ESL) textbooks used for English 6 in Swedish upper secondary school from a postcolonial perspective, answering the following research question: Who is the implied reader, based on assumptions of the expected experiences and culture, and what and who is constructed as deviant or Other? To examine these questions, the study employs critical discourse analysis and implements strategies from multimodal analysis. The analysis is concerned with matters such as what is constructed as familiar or unfamiliar to the student, what images are chosen, and what those images convey. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participation as a Way for a Postcolonial Design of ICT4Ds

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

    Author : Georgios Koletis; [2022]
    Keywords : C4D; ICT4Ds; design for social change; participatory design; postcolonialism; stereotypes; knowledge and identity creation; pluriverse; universalisms;

    Abstract : The ongoing digital transformation of our societies impacts all aspects of our lives aswell as the international development and the design for social change. Having said that,in this paper I studied whether the design of participatory ICT4Ds can engage the localend-users/beneficiaries in the processes of knowledge and identity creation, and thus,achieve their self-representation in order to break the colonial-based stereotypes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kanata: Sustainable tourism in Canada? Lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic in a historic perspective

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Lauren Reneaume; [2022]
    Keywords : Canadian tourism; Covid-19 pandemic; Indigenous tourism; Snowbirds; Nature tourism;

    Abstract : The thesis will be centred on the topic of tourism in Canada and the steps the tourism industry took in handling the Covid-19 pandemic. The aim of this thesis will be to examine how Canadian tourism has evolved through time and analyse the way Indigenous tourism has grown despite its limited support. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Claiming My Space" : A Qualitative Exploration of Muslim Women Navigating Feminist Beliefs and Intersecting Identities in Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM)

    Author : Nellie Ostberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Feminism; Postcolonial; Othering; Femonationalism; Muslim;

    Abstract : In Sweden, Muslims have increasingly become accused of being a threat to liberal, gender equal values and Muslim women constructed as victims and often excluded from Feminist discourses. Therefore, this study aimed to explore how Feminist Muslim women construct and navigate their Feminist beliefs in Sweden. READ MORE