Essays about: "ethnic identity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 essays containing the words ethnic identity.

  1. 1. Who runs the movement? : a feminist empirical analysis of gender dimensions of the climate movement in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Inky Vos; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Movements; Gender; Climate movement; Diversity; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Rooted in the environmental movement, the climate movement in Sweden is on the rise and increasingly gaining support in its fight against climate change and its unequal impacts. If successful, the movement can play an important role in changing society. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Uyghurs of China: A Genocide in the Making - Tracking the Stages of Genocide

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Henrietta Störig; [2020]
    Keywords : China; Uyghur; ethnic groups; historical process research; genocide; identity;

    Abstract : Recent reports on the forced sterilization of Uyghur women in the People’s Republic of China prompted experts to recognize the on-going situation as genocide. The aim of this thesis is to examine the different events that constitute the current genocide of the Uyghur nation in China, what led to it, and how it is likely to further develop. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring a Model of Modern Prejudice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Hira Wasif; [2020]
    Keywords : prejudice; sexism; racism; compassion; SDO; group identification; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The present study aimed to explore a proposed model of modern prejudice through the selected variables. Self-compassion, compassion towards others, psychological flexibility, and social dominance orientation were selected as intra-psychological variables (Dimension I) to explore, while ethnic and gender identity were selected as the inter-group relationship variables (Dimension II). READ MORE

  4. 4. Latvian Language Policy : Unifying or Polarizing? Reconstructing the Political Debate on Language Reform in the Latvian Education System

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Samuel Holm; [2020]
    Keywords : Latvia; language policy; nationalism; imagined community; national unity;

    Abstract : Languages are not just systems for communication, they are also often a marker of ethnic and/or national identity and sometimes a politically contentious issue. A country where this is the case is Latvia, which has a large Russian-speaking population. During the Soviet occupation of Latvia, Russian became the dominant language in public life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constructing the National Identity Discourse in Citizenship Education Policy: The Case of Citizenship Education in England

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Gunay Mammadova; [2020]
    Keywords : National Identity; Citizenship; Citizenship Education; Diversity; England; Post-structuralism; Governmentality; Discourse Analysis; WPR Method; Social construction;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the governmental construction of national identity through its citizenship education policy in England, the country with heightened tensions in diversity and identity re-construction aligning with its mandatory citizenship classes since 2002. Theoretically framing the study on the Foucauldian post-structuralism, the thesis utilises Foucauldian-influenced ‘What is the problem represented to be?’ (WPR) method by Bacchi that presents the government as a problem-producer. READ MORE