Essays about: "normative identity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 essays containing the words normative identity.

  1. 1. Mind the Gaps : Why de facto protection of human rights on social media is so difficult and what could be done about it

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Helena Borgå; [2021]
    Keywords : social media; Facebook; freedom of expression; right to privacy; normative conflict mediation; the identity of legal systems; legal pluralism; international legal subjectivity;

    Abstract : This thesis explores if and how states can regain control over large social media platforms like Facebook, and by doing so ensuring that individuals on those platforms can de facto enjoy their human rights, as enshrined in international treaties. Today, the platforms are crucial facilitators of human rights but at the same time facilitators of threats towards the enjoyment of the same rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. Conflict-related sexual violence against men: A thematic analysis of the phenomenon in mass media

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Mikaela Eriksson; [2021]
    Keywords : Sexual violence; male survivors; male victims of sexual violence; conflict-related sexual violence; masculine norms; stigma;

    Abstract : Conflict-related sexual violence against men is a largely unrecognized and forgotten perspective in both research and international policies. Reports document that conflict-related sexual violence affects men, yet detailed consideration of the issue remains missing due to the lack of comprehensive research. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Words Hide Truth": National belonging in Marian Engel’s Bear and Tessa McWatt’s Out of My Skin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Author : Edda Ahrent; [2021]
    Keywords : National identity; national belonging; Marian Engel; Bear; Tessa McWatt; Out of My Skin; Canadian Literature; CanLit; Discourse theory; Discourse analysis; post-colonialism; gender; bodies; pioneer; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The famous problem of Canadian Literature in the contemporary critical landscape is how it, as an institution, denies all but certain kinds of identities. Alexander Beecroft suggests that a national literature, through its attempts to locate and articulate a communal identity and a notion of fellow-feeling, curates characteristics among members of previously numerous groups which can function to denote nationalistic identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organizational Values in a Family-Owned Aquatic Center A Case Study : A Neo-Institutionalist view on the influence of meaning systems, as manifested by organizational values, in a Family-Owned Aquatic Center

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Ernesto Hoyos de la Garza; [2020]
    Keywords : organizational values; organizational; values; neoinstitutional; neo; institutional; neo-institutional; sociological institutionalism; sociological; institutionalism; hybrid; identity; organization; hybrid identity organization; HIO; NIT; family; business; family business; family company; institutional logic; meaning systems; enforcement mechanism; normative; coercive; mimetic; aquatic center; organizational culture;

    Abstract : The main objective of this case study is to understand how organizational values of a family business are influenced – or are the outcome of – the interactions between the controlling family, their employees, and the social context by which they are surrounded. To investigate this topic a case study research design was applied and a family-owned and -managed Aquatic Center was selected as the company in focus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bracing for the inevitable: An exploratory multi-case study of local climate change adaptation plans

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Mariana De La Luz Sanchez Vargas; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; adaptive planning; resilience; local government; intersectionality; equity; justice; fairness; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Vulnerability to climate change and the capacity to adapt to it are the result of intersecting power structures, system dynamics, and social identity markers otherwise known as intersectionality; and thus, differ greatly between contexts. However, despite the stark contextual differences between small and metropolitan cities, and lower and higher income countries, the policy and study of climate change adaptive planning has often focused on capital cities and technocratic solutions as a default blueprint for adaptation processes. READ MORE