Essays about: "Turkey"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 237 essays containing the word Turkey.

  1. 1. Actor or ally? Exploring Sweden’s involvement in Turkish gender politics through the Swedish Consulate General in Istanbul

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maja Fregert Tolgraven; [2020]
    Keywords : gender equality; feminist foreign policy; civil society; Turkey; EU accession; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this project is to study the implementation of Sweden’s feminist foreign policy through its gender equality enchancing foreign aid to Turkish civil society, managed by The Swedish Consulate General in Istanbul. Through a multi-methods study based on document analysis of project grant cases in 2019, and in-depth interviews with Consulate staff and representatives from partner organizations, the study maps a web of different actors and processes of change in Turkish gender politics: states, civil society, segments of the public and the international community. READ MORE

  2. 2. Danger, Docility and the Denial of Death: On Productive Forces of Violent Practices in Prison

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rut Berling; [2020]
    Keywords : Bare life; biopower; discourse of security; force-feeding; F-Type prisons; hunger strike; medical discourse; sovereign power; torture; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis establishes an understanding of violence as discourse in the setting of Turkish prisons, during the death fast in the early 2000s. It uncovers discourses embedded in the acts of torture, hunger striking and force-feeding, each able to produce certain kinds of subjects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cross-border Unity or Fragmentation of the Kurds - A Qualitative Content Analysis on the KRG’s and the PYD’s Views on National Identity and Statehood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Maral Afsharian; [2020]
    Keywords : Kurds; KRG; PYD; Statehood; Independence; National Identity; Kurdistan. Kurder; statsskap; självständighet; nationell identitet; Kurdistan.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Med en befolkning på cirka 30 miljoner människor är kurderna den fjärde största etniska gruppen i Mellanöstern. Trots detta har kurderna inte sin egen självständiga stat vilket gör dem till en minoritetsgrupp i Turkiet, Irak, Iran och Syrien. READ MORE

  4. 4. What can cooperation in the Black Sea Region teach us about Securitization Theory

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alex Tanchev; [2019-09-26]
    Keywords : securitization; collective action; realism; Turkey; NATO; Russia; European Union; international cooperation; low-trust system; Black Sea Region; Eurasianism; Neo-Osmanism; soft power;

    Abstract : As a relatively new theoretical framework, Securitization Theory has been criticized for its descriptive, rather than explanatory, nature, lack of unified methodology and its limited transferability. By using the Black Sea Region as an empirical example, I offer a new perspective on the merits of Securitization Theory–namely that it should be seen as a step towards an integrated multidisciplinary approach that allows for a dialogue between different theoretical schools. READ MORE

  5. 5. The ultimate border between the East and the West

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Fábio Rúben Lopes Paulos; [2019-08-07]
    Keywords : Borders; Borderscape; European Commission; European Union; Europeanisation; EU-Turkey statement; Human Rights; Migration; Turkey; Refugees; Refugrants; Refugration; Securitisation of Migration;

    Abstract : The worst humanitarian crisis that we are currently watching has prompted to a rise of refugrationflows in today’s globalised world. During the European refugrant crisis the EU external borderswere under pressure and the EU had to find partners to help to secure its borders, as solidarityinside the EU was not enough to carry good management of the refugration flows that werearriving at EU doors. READ MORE