Essays about: "colonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 167 essays containing the word colonialism.

  1. 1. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can the Subaltern Be Silent? : Silence as Resistance to Colonialism in David Malouf’s Remembering Babylon and E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Neira Arigita Cernuda; [2019]
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  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Set in Stone: Power Mediation through French Colonial Architecture in Lebanon’s Majlis an-Nuwwab

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Chaton Smedra Chamoun; [2019]
    Keywords : Architecture; French colonial architecture; Lebanon; Majlis an-Nuwwab; Colonialism; Power;

    Abstract : This thesis will provide an analysis of the current Parliament building in Beirut, which is called Majlis an-Nuwwab, and was built by the French colonial state that ruled over Lebanon. It will examine to what extent it has theoretically contributed to the mediation of the French colonial power over Lebanon, through the analytical framework provided by Njoh and Bigon, along with a theoretical framework offered by Kim Dovey. READ MORE

  5. 5. Indigenous Perspectives: An examination of how the post-colonial state affects Sámi filmmaking in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Amalia Pålsson; [2019]
    Keywords : indigenous cinema; colonialism; iconography; self-representation; stereotype; perspective; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract When Sámi Blood (dir. Amanda Kernell) came out in 2017, a debate in media in Sweden was born. This was a debate the on silenced oppression and phrenological research faced by the indigenous Sámi people. READ MORE