Essays about: "minority rights"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 103 essays containing the words minority rights.

  1. 21. Racial Stereotyping in the Netherlands: examining the role of public authorities in the societal debate on the character of Zwarte Piet

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Evelien Evenhuis; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Rights; The Netherlands; Black Pete; Zwarte Piet; Sinterklaas; Racial Stereotyping; Negative Stereotyping; Discrimination; Cultural Traditions; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to develop an understanding of racial stereotyping in the Netherlands, through examining the role of public authorities in the societal debate on the character of Zwarte Piet. It is the portraying of this character that can contribute to negative racial stereotyping. READ MORE

  2. 22. "I would never risk being stuck in that hell again" : Dual citizenship and Syrians/Assyrians in Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälleLinköpings universitet/REMESO - Institutet för forskning om Migration, Etnicitet och Samhälle

    Author : Felicia Yildiz; [2020]
    Keywords : Syrians Assyrians; Christians; Turkey; migration; immigration; Sweden; citizenship; dual citizenship; security; safety; belonging; naturalization; integration; loyalty;

    Abstract : Since the fate of the Syrian/Assyrian minority that has fled Turkey has not received much attention in research, this thesis is made to recognize the group and their experiences as refugees, Christians, and citizens in their old and new countries of Turkey and Sweden. When talking about dual citizenship, in terms of previous research, researchers often argue about how migrants prefer to keep their former citizenship when moving to another country. READ MORE

  3. 23. When a region ignores a genocide : A case study of ASEAN’s prevention of the Rohingya crisis

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Natalie Gunnarsson; [2020]
    Keywords : ASEAN; Myanmar; Mass atrocity; Responsibility to protect; Prevention;

    Abstract : In August 2017, the Myanmar military initiated what the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights called a text-book example of ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya ethnic minority. In 2020, Myanmar is called to the International Court of Justice to answer to allegations of committed genocide. READ MORE

  4. 24. From invisibility to political witch-hunt: The influence of everyday marginalization on the sense of Polish and European belonging among the LGBTQ+ minority in Poland.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Anna Jastrzembska; [2019]
    Keywords : narrative analysis; LGBTQ ; European identity; sexual citizenship; European Studies; Poland; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Thirty years after the fall of communism and fifteen years after Poland joined the European Union, there have been more steps backwards than forwards in regards to gender and sexual equality. From the very beginning, this has been a cause of tension between Poland and the EU. READ MORE

  5. 25. Democracy and Gender and Sexual Minority Rights: Brazil, Bulgaria and Namibia compared - How can we understand the importance of democracy to furthering LGBTQ human rights?

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

    Author : Jonathan Fontán Álvarez; [2019]
    Keywords : Democracy; Human Rights; LGBTQ Rights; Queer IR; Democratic Theory; Namibia; Bulgaria; Brazil;

    Abstract : Democracies are argued to be imperative for the advancement of LGBTQ human rights. In the last two decades, however, the picture regarding LGBTQ rights has been extremely contradictory with countries adopting ‘LGBTQ friendly’ policies such as same-sex marriage or adoption while other democratic nation-states have constrained or not developed the rights of sexual minorities. READ MORE