Essays about: "freedom of religion"

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  1. 1. The White Supremacist Movement as a Threat to Freedom of Religion in the United States : An Analysis of Current Threats to Jews' Freedom of Religion and the Response of the Federal State

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Agnes Hornsved; [2022]
    Keywords : freedom of religion; International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; ICCPR; critical race theory; the white supremacist movement; white supremacy; antisemitism; human rights; religionsfrihet; Internationella konventionen om medborgerliga och politiska rättigheter; ICCPR; critical race theory; vit makt-rörelsen; antisemitism; mänskliga rättigheter;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the impacts of white supremacy on Jews’ freedom of religion in the United States. In what ways is the American white supremacist movement a threat to Jews’ freedom of religion, and to what extent is the federal state protecting this right in accordance with Article 18 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)? By using the Legal Analytical Method, and by applying Daniel Ian Rubin’s approach to Critical Race Theory (CRT), this thesis finds that the white supremacist movement is threatening Jews’ freedom of religion in three main ways: through physical attacks, psychological intimidation, and economic effects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does religion impact economic growth? A study across countries and time.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lamin Jammeh; Max Danielsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Religion; Econometrics; Macroeconomics; Economic Growth; Economic History.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Since the inception of Hinduism some 3500-4300 years ago, religion has been at the forefront of human, cultural, and social development, but how influential has it been on economic growth during the past century? This study examines this intriguing question to find whether or not religion is as prominent in the prosperity and development of modern economies as it once was. Seven carefully selected economic control variables in addition to 3 dummies for religion, natural resources, and freedom, were used in 8 separate regressions spanning over 69 years and 95 countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Ambiguity of Freedom in Politics : A Study of Danish Party Members' Perception of Freedom in Politics

    University essay from

    Author : Christina Nellemann Sørensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Freedom; Politics; Sustainability; Individual freedom; Collective freedom; Denmark;

    Abstract : The concept freedom is frequently used in political discussions without awareness of the multiple meanings it potentially contains. In order to act on today’s climate challenge, freedom has come to play an essential role as something we either have to sacrifice or insist on protecting. READ MORE

  4. 4. FREEDOM OF RELIGION FOR MUSLIM IMMIGRANTS The politicisation of religion in 2010s Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Vilhelm Edsmyr; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Religion; Freedom of religion; Islam; politicisation; migration;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT: Globalization and a rising migration have led to an increasing religious pluralism in Sweden. During the last decade, a large proportion of the migrants have been Muslims, especially immigrants arriving during the European refugee crisis in 2015. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Matrix Behind Womanhood : Political Ideology and Substantive Representation of Women in Poland

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Dominique Keizer; [2021]
    Keywords : Substantive representation; Womanhood; Poland;

    Abstract : In 2015 the Polish political environment saw a sudden change with the election of PiS (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość/Law and Justice), a conservative right-wing wing party that became the ruling voice in society. Due to the interconnectedness of politics and religion, the role of the Catholic church gained prevalence leading to a shift in the preferred discursive practices. READ MORE