Essays about: "The Clash"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 essays containing the words The Clash.

  1. 1. Hong Kong in Transition : The Hong Kong identity and value change in relation to the pro-democracy protests of 2003-2020

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jessika Larsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Hong Kong; Identity; Localism; Democracy; Protests; Social movement; China;

    Abstract : The importance of protecting democracy and free speech in the world has never been moreparamount than in a time like now, when pro-democracy and independence movements areon the rise and democracy is declining. The aim of this thesis is to investigate the potentialstrengthening of the local identity in Hong Kong in relation to the 21st centurypro-democratic protests and the postmaterialist generation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shaping an Iconic Species : From the giant panda to the red panda and the Tibetan antelope

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Kefan Huang; [2020]
    Keywords : Iconic species; Giant panda; Crested ibis; Red panda; Tibetan antelope; Ethography; Anthropomorphism; Panda base; Mascot;

    Abstract : This thesis is based and developed on the ambiguous and open conception, iconic species, which reveals the relationship between human society and non-human species that goes be- yond its biological status. From the case of the giant panda, I attempt to deconstruct the shap- ing process of an iconic species from multiple perspectives, which includes how a specific cultural context, or a specific historical period contributes to the shaping process and how the government and the public diverge or even clash around the shaping process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Actants and Networks in 'Skagboys' – Thatcher, Crime and Mundane Artifacts as Mediators

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Thomas Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Skagboys; ANT; Actor-Network Theory; Thatcher; Crime; Heroin; Irvine Welsh; Bruno Latour; Mediator; Trainspotting; Literature; Scotland; Edinburgh; Agency; Detection; Objects in literature;

    Abstract : While Skagboys portrays the descent into heroin addiction of young, working class Scots during the Thatcher era, shifting the analysis from a strictly human perspective to one focusing on the agency of objects opens up the novel to new readings wherein morality emerges through nonhuman actors. Welsh’s work has traditionally been hailed as Scottish working-class realism that portrays its characters unideologically, to the point that the novels, through the characters, appear without morality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clash of beliefs: 'I want to be green but what about the Christmas tree?'

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Vivien Deuringer; Antonia Ursula Langhof; [2020]
    Keywords : Christmas traditions; identity project; Millennials; sustainable lifestyle; cultural context; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to understand the role of a sustainable lifestyle for self-declared green consumers during Christmas. While such consumers tend to behave sustainably in their everyday lives, the researchers were interested in finding out how this might change in a specific setting, in this case Christmas, which is commonly associated with consumerism in the Western world. READ MORE

  5. 5. The clash between Ikea's brand identity, ideologies and employees' values

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Karolina Kubiak; Sam Ouda; Sara Samuelsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In May 2019, Ikea group in Poland posted an article in the intranet regarding LGBT-movement, encouraging the employees to support the LGBT+ community by participating in the celebration the company was about to host. A religious employee, with the pseudonym Tomasz K., chose to show his disapproval by posting a comment to the article. READ MORE