Essays about: "Scotland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the word Scotland.

  1. 1. Understanding Brexit - mainstream and counterpoint within the United Kingdom

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Ragnar Hansson; [2020-02-27]
    Keywords : Brexit; Counterpoint; European Union; Gibraltar; Ideology; Mainstream; Northern Ireland; Scotland; United Kingdom; Qualitative content analysis;

    Abstract : The referendum on Brexit in 2016 revealed a divide within the United Kingdom, with England and Wales voting in favour of leaving the EU, while Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Gibraltar voted remain. The thesis analyses Brexit through a theoretical framework within Development Theory elaborated by Hettne. READ MORE

  2. 2. Geographical inequalities in burden of disease at local authority level in Scotland: A subnational analysis for the Scottish Burden of Disease Study 2016

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialmedicin och global hälsa

    Author : Georgia Dyer; [2020]
    Keywords : Burden of disease; disability-adjusted life years; years of life lost; years lived with a disability; Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation; local authorities; Scotland; Medicine and Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Scotland possesses the worst mortality outcomes and slowest improvement in life expectancy of Western Europe. Within Scotland, stark inequalities exist in both morbidity and mortality. There remains paucity in assessment of subnational variation in disease burden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Actants and Networks in 'Skagboys' – Thatcher, Crime and Mundane Artifacts as Mediators

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Thomas Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Skagboys; ANT; Actor-Network Theory; Thatcher; Crime; Heroin; Irvine Welsh; Bruno Latour; Mediator; Trainspotting; Literature; Scotland; Edinburgh; Agency; Detection; Objects in literature;

    Abstract : While Skagboys portrays the descent into heroin addiction of young, working class Scots during the Thatcher era, shifting the analysis from a strictly human perspective to one focusing on the agency of objects opens up the novel to new readings wherein morality emerges through nonhuman actors. Welsh’s work has traditionally been hailed as Scottish working-class realism that portrays its characters unideologically, to the point that the novels, through the characters, appear without morality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Menstrual Hygiene Management and Agenda-Setting Theory: A case study of the ‘Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill (2019)’

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Zoë Quinney Smith; [2020]
    Keywords : Menstrual Hygiene Management; Agenda-Setting Theory; Period Poverty; Human rights; Stigma; Scotland;

    Abstract : Suitable Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) is necessary for the full enjoyment of human rights. In 2019, Scotland made history as the first country to take such a hands on approach to ensuring MHM, when it placed the ‘Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill (2019)’ on its political agenda. READ MORE

  5. 5. Why secession? -The will of the people or a threat to democracy

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

    Author : Jonathan Lehmann Molander; [2020]
    Keywords : Secession. Catalonia. Flanders. Scotland. Legitimacy. Populism. Democracy. Europe;

    Abstract : Europe is not as calm as one might think. There are currently several secessionist struggles that are ongoing in the region and in this thesis three of them will be researched. This thesis has investigated the biggest democratically elected actor that wants secession in Flanders, Catalonia and Scotland. READ MORE