Essays about: "Zimbabwe"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 essays containing the word Zimbabwe.

  1. 1. Great Zimbabwe as Illustrated : A Discourse Analysis of Today's Representation of the Monument

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

    Author : Frida Furberg Burén; [2020]
    Keywords : Great Zimbabwe; Heritage Discourse; Terminology; Colonial Narratives; Romanticism;

    Abstract : This study investigates the current discourses of Great Zimbabwe by analysing traces of colonial terminology within present-day literary illustrations. The aim is to identify western ideas and perspectives still dominant within the discourses and explore its implications. READ MORE

  2. 2. “I will never go back”: a thematic content analysis of Zimbabwean disabled women's sexual and reproductive rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lina Lodenius; [2020]
    Keywords : Compulsory able-bodiedness; Disability; Normate; Othering; Women; Zimbabwe;

    Abstract : This thesis is a thematic content analysis, looking at how compulsory able-bodiedness affects Zimbabwean disabled women’s ability to practice their reproductive- and sexual rights. Zimbabwe is an optimal case to apply this study in, due to its contradictory legislation and high amounts of human rights violations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Universalism versus Cultural Relativism : A Study of the Zimbabwean Laws Regulating Child Marriages

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Tilda Christensson; [2020]
    Keywords : Zimbabwe; child marriages; marriage law; customary law; marriages bill; legal hierarchies; cultural relativism and universalism;

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  4. 4. "It's the Englishness" : Bildung and Personality Forming as Postcolonial Criticism in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Johan Nyoni Triyono; [2020]
    Keywords : Tsitsi Dangarembga; Nervous Conditions; Frantz Fanon; Homi K. Bhabha; Colonialism; Postcolonialism; The mirror stage; The master and slave dialectic; Identity formation; Zimbabwe; Rhodesia;

    Abstract : Through a close reading of Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions, this essay shows the key links between the novel and Frantz Fanon’s major works. In addition to providing a deeper understanding of Dangarembga’s narrative as a whole, it takes into particular consideration the em­bedded criticism of colonialism in the text. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Media for Social Change: A Case Study of Online News Consumption among the Zimbabwean Diaspora in Botswana

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Eleanor Brooks; [2020]
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    Abstract : Around 1 in 4 Zimbabweans lives outside their home country, with the majority of these having emigrated between 2000-2010 due to economic instability and political repression. The emergence of new technologies and social media means that the 4-5 million members of the diaspora scattered around the world are now connected to the families and friends they left behind, as well as to each other, via an extensive web of online communications networks, which remain engaged in politics by discussing political issues relating to their homeland. READ MORE