Essays about: "collective action"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 198 essays containing the words collective action.

  1. 1. Defending Journalism in Court - A case study on how journalists in Uganda are mobilising for media freedom

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Carl-Magnus Höglund; [2019-10-18]
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    Abstract : There is a global decline in media freedom. Journalists are increasingly being harassed,assaulted and imprisoned. While there is a lot of research on this depressing trend, there islittle research on how social actors can act to defend media freedom. READ MORE

  2. 2. This Devious Subject - about the future of this earthly life, my constructive failure to locate myself, and my being as a relationality of subjectivity, discourse and materiality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Lovisa Sallén; [2019-10-10]
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    Abstract : Through articulating what I call my weave of understanding, in this thesis I aspire to come to a new understanding of the relation between materiality, discourse and ubjectivity as with my being composing a relationality that figures me a movement in and of the world. Inspired by Arendt’s concept of weaving in combination with Bakhtin’s notion of polyphony and what Icall sympathetic reading as my method I interpret and entangle notions from Foucault, Butler, Spivak, Irigaray, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida, hooks, Bhabha and Barad into what I call my weave of understanding. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The Emerge of the social strike - A new opportunity for labour?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/ Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Viktor Ottosson; [2019-05-24]
    Keywords : social strike; strike; labour unrest; labour movement; social movements; anti-austerity; historical materialism;

    Abstract : In recent years a new emergent form of collective action – the social strike – has been discussed insocial movement networks. So far, the concept of social strike has only surfaced briefly in previousresearch and this article aims to deepen the understanding of the concept and why it is emerging inour historical moment. READ MORE

  5. 5. IS TRANSFRONTIER CONSERVATION OVERCOMING THE PITFALLS OF LARGE-SCALE COLLECTIVE ACTION? A case study of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area in southern Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sharon Plotzki; [2019-04-09]
    Keywords : Transfrontier conservation; the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area; collective action; resource management; common-pool resource;

    Abstract : Management of migrating resources is typically referring to fish or water, but wildlife such as elephants, rhinos and lions can also classify as a migratory resource. These animals are generally constrained by political borders, but by implementing large wildlife-parks called transfrontier conservation areas the political borders between two or more states are opened. READ MORE