Essays about: "Social antagonisms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Social antagonisms.

  1. 1. The Swedish gasoline tax - A battlefield between the people and the elite? : A cultural performative analysis of the antagonisms in the Swedish gasoline tax debate.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Matilda Larsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability science; Gasoline tax; Sweden; Environmental politics; Framing; Cultural legitimacy; Populism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is the debate regarding gasoline taxes in Sweden which is an example of a polarised sustainability debate. The aim is to get an in-depth understanding of the antagonisms of the debate by looking into how the pro and contra sides create and maintain cultural legitimacy and societal resonance through discursive struggles. READ MORE

  2. 2. (Re)Articulating Sexual Citizenship: Between Queering the Urban Space and Subjugating the Queer

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

    Author : Onur Kiliç; [2018]
    Keywords : politics of space; globalisation; sexuality; sexual citizenship; discourse theory; consumerism; homonormativity; post-industrial city; entrepreneurial city; creative class; post-structuralism; neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In today’s post-industrial cities, how urban citizenship is defined and performed have been ambiguously positioned in their relationship with the urban societal space. While the cities become more commodified and privatized with the inter-urban competition, the concept of citizenship is put into a tentative position between being participatory political subjects and passive consumers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Standing up for The Everyday Americans : The discursive articulation of the true ‘American’ in the Tea Party movement

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Olle Nykvist; [2016]
    Keywords : Tea Party; populism; discourse; identity; American;

    Abstract : This thesis uses discourse theory on speeches made by four Tea Party elites: Glenn Beck, Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin, and Rand Paul, to see how they construct an American identity. My purpose is to show how the Tea party movement articulates the American identity by exploring the way in which they use chains of equivalences to produce meaning to their identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sexual rights of the other

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sofie Rex Iversen; [2012]
    Keywords : Sexual rights; Post-colonialism; Post-structuralism; Bhabha; Mouffe; othering; heteronormativity; Danida; LGBT.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the Danish approach to sexual rights in development through the national development agency’s (DANIDA) strategy for sexual and reproductive rights (SRHR) and a small side project sponsored by Danida on LGBT rights in the global south. In doing so, the thesis utilizes post-colonial and post-structural perspectives of among others Chantal Mouffe and Homi K. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tolerance or truth? : The good, the bad and the political in the discourse of the American Family Association

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Roghult; [2012]
    Keywords : usa; american politics; new christian right; religious right; the political; tolerance; LGBT; LGBT rights; discrimination; neoliberalism; progress; polarization; discourse analysis; kristna högern; amerikansk politik; usa; tolerans; diskriminering; diskurs; diskursanalys; HBT; HBT rättigheter; populism; högerpopulism; det politiska; nyliberalism; polarisering;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis conducts a discourse analysis on a political organization within the New Christian Right (NCR), the American Family Association (AFA). The purpose of the study is to analyze the conditions of possibility for a politics that aims to prevent progress for LGBT rights and does so by analyzing the political terrain where operations of power produce particular and meaningful political practices. READ MORE