Essays about: "Social Constructivism and europe"

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  1. 1. Promoting a European Identity - an idea- and argumentation analysis of a European identity construction via the European Education Area

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Caroline Lloyd; [2020]
    Keywords : European Union; Identity; European Education Area; Europeanization; Social constructivism; European cultural policy; Nation state; European Studies; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine how a transnational European identity is articulated and constructed in the initiatives constituting the “European Education Area” (EEA). Identity is one of the most disputed and dissociated concepts of social sciences and humanities. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Other Within Us – A Narrative Analysis of Self- and Other-Identification on Social Media by Actors Involved in the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Annika Ruge; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Media; Media Studies; Social Identity; Social Constructivism; Narratives; Self; Other; Eastern Europe; Nationalism; Qualitative Content Analysis; post-Soviet history; conflict studies; Ukraine; Russia; European Studies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study examines narratives of Self- and Other-identification in social media content of actors, directly and indirectly involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The aim is to shed light on how social media can be instrumentalised as a means of constructing Self and Other in the context of ongoing conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. Constructing European Identity - The Construction of the European Identity from 1989 to 2018 by the Presidents of the European Commission

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Julia Löfvenberg; [2020]
    Keywords : European Identity; Narrativization; European Commission; Collective Identity; Historical Consciousness; European demos; European Studies; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The concept of the European identity is in this thesis regarded as being expressed as a social, political and cultural activity, constructed and narrativized by the Presidents of the European Commission. The aims of executing the research has been to detect the processual development, constant elements or differences concerning the construction of the concept by the different leaders as well as investigating which groups or countries that are enabled to the European identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. The development of a European identity : the cultural politics of the EU

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Isabella Lindahl; [2018]
    Keywords : European Union; culture policy; Creative Europe; social constructivism; nation; nationalism; europeanization; identity; Europastudier; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine how the European Union through its cultural program “Creative Europe” is constructing and promoting a transnational European identity. In the context of humanities and European Studies this can be seen as relevant in the sense it is the study of man as a cultural being, as well as it is stated in Merriam-Webster dictionary “humanities plural : the branches of learning that investigate human constructs and concerns as opposed to natural processes and social relations”, and a part of the EU. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development Cooperation as a Soft Power Tool: A case study of Slovakia & Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Denisa Mockova; [2018]
    Keywords : soft power; development cooperation; small states; foreign policy; social constructivism; Kenya; Slovakia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Slovakia has as a small state in the Central Europe gone through two types of transformations. First was from socialism to democracy, accompanied by various reforms, the second from an aid recipient to an aid donor. These experiences have, naturally, shaped Slovakia's identity, ideas and interests. READ MORE