Essays about: "United States of America"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 essays containing the words United States of America.

  1. 1. Age of Arrakis: State Apparatuses and Foucauldian Biopolitics in Frank Herbert's Dune

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Pontus Viberg; [2019]
    Keywords : power; ideology; biopower; religion; science fiction; Herbert Dune; America; colonialism; state apparatus;

    Abstract : Frank Herbert’s Dune is generally recognized as the best-selling science fiction novel of all time. While it is commonly referred to as a novel of environmental characteristics, this essay investigates the depiction of society and how the power dynamics in this far future setting are presented. READ MORE

  2. 2. A contemporary understanding of Islamophobia in the West - the case of Donald Trump

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Huda Amir Gafur; [2019]
    Keywords : Key words: Islamophobia; United States of America; Donald Trump; Orientalism; Populism; Critical Discourse Analysis; Fairclough; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract This thesis uses Critical Discourse Analysis to analyse the narratives of Islamophobia of United States of America, with President Donald Trump as a case study, examining his interviews and speeches. The theoretical framework is constituted by critical race theory (with particular focus on cultural racism), the critique of the colonial mentality, clash of civilization and populism. READ MORE

  3. 3. The American Business Judgment Rule and Swedish Law - A Comparative Analysis of the American Business Judgment Rule and Its Eventual Counterpart in Swedish Law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Rosberg; [2019]
    Keywords : The Business Judgment Rule; Business Judgment Rule; BJR; Director; Board of Directors; Officer; Chief Executive Officer; CEO; Directors’ Duties; Liabilities; Method Liability; Shareholder; Business Law; Corporate Law; Corporation Law; Comparative Law; American Law; U.S. Law; Swedish Law; United States; United States of America; Sweden; Model Business Corporation Act; MBCA; Delaware General Corporation Law; DGCL; Delaware; Swedish Companies Act; styrelse; verkställande direktör; VD; styrelseansvar; skadestånd; skadeståndsskyldighet; metodansvar; aktieägare; associationsrätt; aktiebolagsrätt; bolagsrätt; förmögenhetsrätt; komparativ rätt; amerikansk rätt; svensk rätt; USA; Sverige; aktiebolagslag; ABL; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Syftet med den här uppsatsen är att undersöka huruvida svenska styrelseledamöter och verkställande direktörer kan förvänta sig att de svenska domstolarna prövar affärsbeslut på ett liknande sätt som de amerikanska domstolarna prövar affärsbeslut. Undersökningen möjliggör en komparativrättslig analys av huruvida det finns något i svensk rätt som liknar den i amerikansk rätt existerande BJR, vilket några svenska rättsvetenskapliga forskare hävdar. READ MORE

  4. 4. Why North Korea Developed the Deadliest Weapon on Earth - Examining North Korea's nuclear weapons program through strategic issues in international crisis bargaining

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Isabella Parling; [2019]
    Keywords : North Korea; United States; nuclear weapons; bargaining issues; strategic choice; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper is a qualitative case study on the interaction between the United States of America and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea). The study examines the difficulties states face when bargaining, and draws conclusions based on theories of how the structural setting affects strategic choices when states seek security on the international arena. READ MORE

  5. 5. Caring for migrant women affected by sexual and gender-based violence: Experiences of healthcare providers in Europe and North America : A meta-synthesis

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Internationell mödra- och barnhälsovård (IMCH)

    Author : Thea Liljeroos; [2019]
    Keywords : Migration; Gender-based violence; Sexual violence; Healthcare provider perceptions;

    Abstract : Introduction: Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is a violation against human rights with severe implications for the health of women globally. Migrant women may be exposed to a heightened risk of SGBV as well as obstacles that impair their ability to respond to violence and access care. READ MORE