Essays about: "Zimbabwe"

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  1. 1. Make Great Zimbabwe Great Again A study of the political usage of Great Zimbabwe 1980–2020

    University essay from

    Author : Adam Andersson; [2020-08-04]
    Keywords : Great Zimbabwe; Mugabe; Nkomo; ZANU-pf; ZANU; ZAPU; MDC; Zimbabwe Bird; Shona; Ndebele; Identity; Colonialism; Rhodesia; Cultural Heritage;

    Abstract : The purpose of this master’s thesis is to show how Great Zimbabwe was politically used during the period 1980-2020. This work was also carried out with the aim to examine and nuance how archaeology is used within the framework of nationalism, and how cultural heritage is used by political organizations for different purposes. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Master’s Thesis in Political Science Democratization in southern Africa: Process and Challenges : A case study of Zimbabwe’s divergent path in its democratic transition

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Dorcas Hällstrand; [2020]
    Keywords : Democratization; democratic transition; authoritarian rule; dominant party system; power dynamics; power capture; power division; power sharing;

    Abstract : Despite promising prospects to transition towards a democracy after attaining its independence in 1980, Zimbabwe somehow fell into authoritarian rule and became increasingly undemocratic compared to other countries in southern Africa. Therefore, this thesis seeks to understand why a “most likely” case of democratization in the region failed and instead slipped into authoritarianism between 1980 and 2000. READ MORE

  4. 4. “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

  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/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    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