Essays about: "Resistance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2126 essays containing the word Resistance.

  1. 1. Necesitamos vivas a nuestras hijas [We need our daughters alive]: Tensions to the functioning of the human rights mechanism of AVGM - the role of civil society and impact of societal accountability in its activation - in the state of Ciudad de México

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Amanda Jäverfelt; [2022-01-21]
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    Abstract : This study explores critical perspectives on the functioning of the mechanism of Alerta de Violencia de Género Contra Las Mujeres, a legal-institutional mechanism on the prevention and elimination of feminicidal violence in México. The study uses a case study of the Mexican state of Ciudad de México, and explores the functioning of the mechanism in relation to societal accountability, and rights consciousness as a means for participation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Imperial Geopolitics in Kamila Shamsie’s Burnt Shadows: From Islamism and Islamophobia to Postcolonial Islam

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Shyamal Chandra Barman; [2022]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between imperial geopolitics and Islam in Burnt Shadows (2009) by Kamila Shamsie. The time frame of Burnt Shadows covers more than fifty years ranging from 9th August 1945 to the attack on the world trade center and the aftermath of the historical 9/11 incident. READ MORE

  3. 3. I don’t see a future being gay in this country: A non-legally binding charter and its consequences for queer women in Poland.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Annie Magnusson; [2021-10-14]
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    Abstract : LGBTQ rights are under attack in Europe. Poland is one of its most homophobic countries and many municipalities have announced themselves ‘LGBT-free zones’ by adopting the Family Charter (henceforth the Charter), which is a policy document of a homophobic organization. READ MORE

  4. 4. FEAR THE OUSTED! HOW VESTED INTERESTS FIGHT BACK The Case of Georgia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Teona Zurabashvili; [2021-10-13]
    Keywords : nti-corruption reforms; vested interests; fight back; Georgia;

    Abstract : The literature that discusses the anti-corruption reforms' failure in transitional countries departs from the assumption that the vested interests represent one of the critical stumbling-blocks for the reforms. The previous researches demonstrate that the political elite's reluctance towards the reforms significantly underpins power elites' success to preserve their vested interests. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of Water Privatisation on the Indigenous Mapuche in the South of Chile. A Qualitative Content Analysis from a Human Rights Perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anna-Lena Wissmüller; [2021-09-27]
    Keywords : Chile; water privatisation; neo-liberalism; indigenous communities; Mapuche; human rights;

    Abstract : This study aimed to investigate the impacts of water privatisation on Mapuche communities in the South of Chile. The effects and the resulting demands and actions were examined from a human rights perspective. READ MORE