Essays about: "Social movements"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 341 essays containing the words Social movements.

  1. 1. “Lay down our differences” : An interpretive study of problem representation(s) and inclusion in Extinction Rebellion

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Isaksen; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental movements; Extinction Rebellion; structural power; inclusion; intersectional feminism; WPR;

    Abstract : Previous research on social movements shows that as a consequence of social stratification, structurally privileged groups in society are more prone to engage in and take on leading positions in collective action than those who are structurally marginalised. This essay takes off in the puzzle of deficient inclusion in social movements that identify as inclusive, and looks at how that problem also appear empirically in the environmental movement Extinction Rebellion (XR). READ MORE

  2. 2. Leave No One Behind in Education: Advocating for disability rights in Nepal

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Henriksgård Madelene; [2020]
    Keywords : Communication for Development and Social Change; Advocacy communication; Social Movements; Media; Voice; Participation; Disability; Inclusive Education; Disability Rights Movement; Nepal;

    Abstract : Despite international regulations such as the Convention of the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the global Sustainable Development Goals in Agenda 2030, everyone does not have the same rights to education. Children with disabilities are the most marginalised and excluded groups in society and also overrepresented among those who are not in school. READ MORE

  3. 3. Framing a Climate Crisis : A descriptive framing analysis of how Greta Thunberg inspired the masses to take to the streets

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Murray; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Movements; Framing; Greta Thunberg; Participation; Mobilization; Fridays for Future; Climate change;

    Abstract : During the twenty-first century attention towards climate change and its consequences has increased significantly and somehow it reached its peak when young activist Greta Thunberg started what has become one of the largest movements for the climate in 2018. Her school strike has created debate and given rise to demonstrations and collective actions around the globe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Barns självständiga mobilitet i staden : vägen till skolan

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Beata Willeborn; [2020]
    Keywords : barns självständiga mobilitet; barns i staden; skolvägen; utemiljö;

    Abstract : I dag har barn en begränsad rörelsefrihet i staden. Antalet barn som reser självständigt till skolan minskar och samtidigt ökar barns stillasittande. Arbetet syftar till att beskriva hur den fysiska miljön, påverkar barns självständiga mobilitet och hur den kan främjas. READ MORE

  5. 5. “I am East German” - How an East German identity is experienced and defined by the generation born after reunification

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Eniglein; [2019-10-18]
    Keywords : identity; East Germany; intergenerational narratives; media narratives; Heimat; regional identities;

    Abstract : The increased success of right-wing movements and populist parties in East Germany since 2015 led to a public debate about the East and the people who live there. An increased number of young East Germans are now participating in talks and debates about the East, addressing the regions´ problems and challenges but also trying to counter argue its negative image (Engler and Hensel 2018a, 9). READ MORE