Essays about: "orientalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 essays containing the word orientalism.

  1. 1. Fälten där livet utspelar sig : en studie av jordbrukets sociala och kulturella betydelser på Västbanken

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Amanda Björksell; [2020]
    Keywords : jordbruk; Palestina; Västbanken; orientalism; identitet; klassificering; olivträd;

    Abstract : Jordbruket är en praktik som i 10 000 år har format samhällens struktur och utveckling. Jordbruket ger försörjning för enskilda hushåll men är även en viktig ekonomisk faktor för många länder. READ MORE

  2. 2. Restructured heteronormativity : An analysis of Australian Immigration guidelines for assessing  LGBT+ asylum seekers

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Ursula Jondorf; [2020]
    Keywords : Critical Race theory; Heteronormativity; Queer asylum; Gender binary; Australia;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses materials – a set of guidelines and a presentation – provided for officials  who assess claims related to sexual orientation and gender identity within the Australian  government’s Department for Immigration and Border Protection. The analysis is conducted  using critical discourse analysis to see if the lexicon shows a white heterosexual bias, and if it  does, how the bias is manifested within the guidelines, especially within the context of the  gender binary. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Greenlandic Paradox - Greenlandic autonomy under Danish monarchy

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

    Author : Lola Klint; [2020]
    Keywords : Monarchy;

    Abstract : While the general attitude towards Danish influence in Greenland is negative, the generalattitude towards the Danish royal family is positive. This thesis seeks to uncover theparadoxical Greenlandic discourses by tracing the emergence and development ofroyalism in Greenland from the early colonial period until today. READ MORE

  4. 4. Constructing 'the Other': A Study of Cultural Representation in English Language Textbooks

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS); Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS)

    Author : Johanna Ivanoff; Amanda Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : English Language Textbooks; ELT; cultural representation; Critical Discourse Analysis; CDA; Visual Semiotics; Circles of World Englishes; the hidden curriculum; hegemonic discourses; imagined communities; Orientalism; the Other ;

    Abstract : Educational textbooks have the power to influence pupils’ perception of the world. In the subject of English, this specifically concerns learning about cultures in different parts of the world where English is used. READ MORE

  5. 5. Somalia the Orient? : A Discourse Analysis of European Construction of Somali Identity

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Milena Düstersiek; [2020]
    Keywords : Orientalism; Discourse Analysis; Identity; European Union; Somalia;

    Abstract : This thesis focus on European construction of Somali identity. Using a discourse analysis in combination with Edward Said’s concept of Orientalism, this study examines the three main European Council Documents that set the foundation for the EU’s military and political intervention in the Horn of Africa in general, and Somalia specifically. READ MORE