Essays about: "TANs"

Found 5 essays containing the word TANs.

  1. 1. Fighting violence against women in postcolonial Bolivia. A field study examining the collaboration between the local and international in Bolivia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna Bernard; [2018]
    Keywords : VAW; TANs; advocacy; feminism;

    Abstract : This thesis examines to what extent local and international organizations cooperate to combat violence against women (VAW) in Bolivia. The theoretical framework is based on postcolonial feminism, examining previous work focusing on VAW, (feminist) transnational advocacy networks and norm diffusion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Narrative Perspective in a Wordless Graphic Novel: Shaun Tan's The Arrival

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Hanna Johnson; [2018]
    Keywords : Narrator; Focalizer; Graphic Novel; Mieke Bal; Gérard Genette; Scott McCloud; Shaun Tan; The Arrival;

    Abstract : In a narrative the narrator tells the story, and the focalizer is a character through whose eyes the story is seen. The narrator is thus the one who speaks, whilst the focalizer is silent. The identification of these two narratological features is made with the help of verbal cues such as personal pronouns for instance. READ MORE

  3. 3. In the Pursuit of Influence : A Study of Transnational Advocacy Networks' Legitimacy Efforts

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiFilosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Andreas Larsen; Naima Yosef; [2015]
    Keywords : Strategy; Legitimacy; Transnational Advocacy Network; Organization; Civil Society; CSO; NGO;

    Abstract : As organized global actors, transnational advocacy networks (TANs) are an emerging way of people getting their voice heard and to make a change in global governance. Influencing policy-makers through advocacy has an identified connection to the legitimacy of the organization where the general assumption is that a higher legitimacy facilitates influence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stories and Dreams, Memories and Secrets : Functions of Narration in Amy Tan's The Hundred Secret Senses

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för litteraturvetenskap

    Author : Frida Niblaeus; [2013]
    Keywords : narration; function; narrating; narrator; story; narrative; authority; sisterhood; narratology; narrative theory; cultural studies; magical realism; post-colonialism; berättande; funktion; berättare; berättelse; auktoritet; systerskap; narratologi; narrativ teori; etnologi; folklore; magisk realism; postkolonialism;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to explore the functions of narration in Amy Tan’s novel The Hundred Secret Senses. The dissertation is divided into three parts: 1 ‘Introduction’, 2 ‘Analysis’ and 3 ‘Conclusion’. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Process of Identity Formation in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club : Amy Tan´s The Joy Luck Club

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Simin Golchin; [2011]
    Keywords : identity formation process; cultural clashes; language discrepancies; generational gaps; cultural hybridization; hybrid identity;

    Abstract : Like most ethnic and multicultural narratives, Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club revolves around the development of an identity in which immigrant experience and all the questions of ethno- cultural identity that attend to it play central roles. The aim of this essay is to investigate the process of identity formation of the second-generation Chinese immigrant daughters who encounter Chinese culture at home while having the immediate experience of living in America, with a focus on the cultural, language and generational gaps that exist between the Chinese mothers and their American- born daughters. READ MORE