Essays about: "international relations"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Gendering national identity: a poststructural analysis of the Trump administration and foreign trade policy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Fiona Sjöberg; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : national identity; gender; U.S. foreign policy; U.S. foreign trade policy; poststructuralism; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This paper takes its onset in an ongoing trade war between the United States (U.S.) andChina. As current president of the U. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strategic narratives and public diplomacy in the Russian news media portrayal of Sweden: case of Russia Today

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Anna Ryzhova; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : public diplomacy; mediated public diplomacy; international relations; Russia; Sweden; RT; strategic narrative; international system narrative; national narrative; international broadcasting;

    Abstract : With the changes in the means and the scope of global communication, images and stories, promoted by political elites are gaining real influence not only on hearts and minds but also on the policy-making in the international setting. In the twenty-first century, the concern of “whose story wins” has started to dominate the field of public diplomacy. READ MORE

  4. 4. INTERNATIONAL ALIGNMENT IN THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT A quantitative study with Andrew Moravcsik’s liberal theory of international relations

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lukas Behrenbeck; [2019-07-05]
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    Abstract : The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has received a lot of international attention since its evolvementduring the 20th century. This thesis aims to resolve the puzzle of worldwide alignment: it tries to identify the factors which lead countries to align with either the Israeli or the Palestinian party. READ MORE

  5. 5. From global North to global South : A qualitative study about Swedish social work students' international field training in South Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA)

    Author : Miranda Hörnquist; Nicole Stula; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonial; South Africa; Field traning; Social work student; International social work; Privilege;

    Abstract : In light of globalization, international social work from global North to global South is accelerating and the emphasis from Swedish universities on international experience among students has increased. Various scholars problematize the domination of the global North as theories and practice have historically been unquestionably transformed from so-called developed to developing countries. READ MORE