Essays about: "Social structures"

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  1. 1. AU-led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Philip Martinsson; Emil Thillberg; [2020]
    Keywords : AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Abstract : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE

  3. 3. AU-Led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Thillberg Emil; Martinsson Philip; [2020]
    Keywords : AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Abstract : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop-contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations. READ MORE

  4. 4. From vulnerable to criminal A discourse analysis of unaccompanied children in Swedish newspaper editorials 2015/2016

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Sara Abiri; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : othering; the other; unaccompanied children; discourse analysis; discourse; age; childhood; Foucault; power knowledge;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis in gender studies seeks to critically analyze and problematize the general discourse on so called unaccompanied children in the Swedish context, as it was represented in newspaper editorials during six months between the years 2015 and 2016. The epistemological standpoint of the thesis is a social constructionist one, in which reality iscreated and recreated in language and discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. CONSTRUCTING SAFE SPACES The potential of performing feminist critical utopia analyzed through zine-making

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Louise Mazet; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : safe space; feminist utopia; performativity; zine-making; environmental activism;

    Abstract : Safe spaces are constructed to offer a space of acceptance to an otherwise marginalized or vulnerable group. This thesis explores the connections between safe spaces and feminist (critical) utopianism through their inherent paradoxality. While safe spaces attempt to make people feel included, they often function through the exclusion of others. READ MORE