Essays about: "discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2129 essays containing the word discourse.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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