Essays about: "Protests"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 156 essays containing the word Protests.

  1. 1. The EU’s democracy assistance efforts in Belarus - An analysis of the character of EU democracy assistance and involvement in the mass protests of 2020-2021 in Belarus

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fanny Flyborg; [2021-08-30]
    Keywords : European Union; Belarus; Democracy; Mass Protests; Linkage; Leverage; Democracy Assistance; Authoritarian; Civil Society;

    Abstract : During recent events, Belarus has come under the light due to the falsified re-election of Lukashenko in 2020. Mass protests arose, and the civil society’s demand for democracy became clear. READ MORE

  2. 2. PROTESTING DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC - Motivations and choices made in the abortion law protests in Poland 2020

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kajsa Urge; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Protest; movements; abortion; Poland; Covid-19; emotions; emotional response; community; women protest; threat;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the motivations and choices made by participants and organisers of the 2020 Abortion Law protests in Poland. It is a qualitative study where the data was collected through interviews. READ MORE

  3. 3. Anti-corruption and opposition in Russia: Digital media and rhetorical strategies of Navalny

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

    Author : Oscar Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Navalny; corruption; digital media; rhetorical strategies; critical metaphor analysis;

    Abstract : What were the main goals in Navalny’s political agenda and how did this influence his rhetorical approach? This paper explores how Navalny and his aspirants were disqualified as political candidates in Russian elections, and how this affected his approach to being focused on contentious politics as it became the only viable means to push for political change in the country. Two of his most viral videos are analysed to investigate the rhetorical strategies he used to set frames on the political elite, and the main answers revolved around corruption, theft, and the self-image of Medvedev and Putin. READ MORE

  4. 4. “NONVIOLENCE IS FINE AS LONG AS IT WORKS” : A study of the relationship between civil society and processes of radicalization

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : André Liivakant; [2021]
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    Abstract : The radicalization literature within the field of social movement research which studies the phenomenon of primarily nonviolent protests becoming primarily violent has mapped a variety of mechanisms that drive or underlie the radicalization of nonviolent resistance. To date, little attention has however been directed at the potential role of civil society influencing the trajectories of protests. READ MORE

  5. 5. practical, efficient, necessary

    University essay from Stockholms konstnärliga högskola/Institutionen för dans

    Author : Sigrid Sjöholm; [2021]
    Keywords : martial arts; necessity; efficiency; practicality; urgency; relationality; dance; choreography;

    Abstract : This essay is one part of my Bachelor's degree project, the other part being a dance performance with the title practical, efficient, necessary that was premiered in January of 2021. The essay discusses the main problem of the project (which was necessary movements and the lack thereof in dance) as for thoughts and methods that was used in the project in working with the theme of necessity. READ MORE