Essays about: "discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2139 essays containing the word discourse.

  1. 1. Texts and Paratexts in a Colonial Context. Krupabai Satthianadhan's English Novels 'Saguna' and 'Kamala'

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Karin Edgardh; [2020-01-15]
    Keywords : India; Krupabai Satthianadhan; Saguna; Kamala; Gérard Genette; Autobiography; Conversion; Colonial literature;

    Abstract : The anglophone Indian author Krupabai Satthianadhan (1862-1894) was a second-generation Christian convert and a member of the Christian Tamil family in colonial Madras. Knowledge of English was still a high-caste male privilege when Satthianadhan published reformist articles on female education. Her two novels, the autobiographical Saguna. READ MORE

  2. 2. UNITED BY FAITH, DIVIDED BY …? A comparative content analysis on the splintering of the Islamic Terrorism Movement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karin Lidqvist; [2019-12-06]
    Keywords : al-Qaeda; Islamic State; Hamas; Terrorism; Militant Islamism; Fragmentation; Content Analysis;

    Abstract : Through a qualitative comparative content analysis, this thesis sets out to describe currentsplintering within the Islamist terrorist movement – a noteworthy change given previous intergroup tolerance. The comparison is made between al-Qaeda, Islamic State, and Hamas. READ MORE

  3. 3. From vulnerable to criminal A discourse analysis of unaccompanied children in Swedish newspaper editorials 2015/2016

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Sara Abiri; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : othering; the other; unaccompanied children; discourse analysis; discourse; age; childhood; Foucault; power knowledge;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis in gender studies seeks to critically analyze and problematize the general discourse on so called unaccompanied children in the Swedish context, as it was represented in newspaper editorials during six months between the years 2015 and 2016. The epistemological standpoint of the thesis is a social constructionist one, in which reality iscreated and recreated in language and discourse. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The Road to (In)security: India’s Perception of Insecurity Towards the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Ludvig Landberg; [2019-09-30]
    Keywords : Infrastructure; Techno-Politics; Securitization; China-Pakistan Economic Corridor; South Asia;

    Abstract : Infrastructural techno-political regimes are growing all over the world. One such regime, theChinese One Belt One Road project (OBOR) is planned to have transnational connections to over65 countries, in Africa, Asia, and Europe. OBOR’s flagship project is the US$62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). READ MORE