Essays about: "colonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 158 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. 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

  3. 3. Things Fall Apart & Heart of Darkness : Colonialism: Presenting the same universal ethic in two diametrically opposite ways

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Sehten Porshe Hills; [2019]
    Keywords : colonialism; colonial; postcolonialism; postcolonial;

    Abstract : This research paper will examine the representation of colonialism in the narratives Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. The aim of this Analysis is to demonstrate that both Achebe and Conrad expressed the same universal ethic in two diametrically opposite ways. READ MORE

  4. 4. "It's Complicated" The Relationship Between Islam and Gender Equality. : A Comparative Case Study of the Developments of Family Codes in the two Muslim States Tunisia and Algeria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Pontén; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender equality; Islam; Islamic feminism; Neo-colonialism; Family code; Tunisia; Algeria.;

    Abstract : This paper takes a critical stance to the conventional thinking about the relationship between Islam and gender equality in a functional idea analysis on the family codes in Algeria and Tunisia. With two different outcomes in spite of their historical and cultural similarities, this paper seeks to understand the developments from neo-colonial and Islamic feminist perspectives. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Great Okonkwo´s Demise : A Feminist and Postcolonial Literary Analysis of the Concept of Emasculation in Things Fall Apart

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Joakim Pårs; [2019]
    Keywords : Emasculation;

    Abstract : As the title suggests, this essay is a feminist and postcolonial literary analysis of the main character Okonkwo´s downfall and demise in acclaimed author Chinua Achebe´s 1958 novel, Things Fall Apart. A recurrent theme within the narrative is the concept of gender differences and gender roles, in the strict traditional and patriarchal system which serves as the setting of the narrative. READ MORE