Essays about: "policing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the word policing.

  1. 1. Am I not a woman even when I am pregnant?: An analysis of the development of fetal rights in policy documents in Europe and how pregnant women are fetal containers and second-class citizens

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Danielle Fröstad; [2021-10-14]
    Keywords : Pregnant women; Fetal containers; Second-class citizens; Fetal rights; Women’s rights; Policing; Human rights; Biopower; Biopolitics;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the development of fetal rights in policy documents in Europe and how fetal rights and the protection of fetal life can be a part of the discussion of how pregnant women are associated with being “fetal containers” and(/or) “second-class citizens”. The study aims to identify different articles and paragraphs in policy documents that can identify the connection between fetal rights and pregnancy rights and how pregnant women are “fetal containers” and(/or) “second-class citizens”. READ MORE

  2. 2. A challenged hybrid system? : A case study investigating the hegemonic struggles between the 2019’s democracy movement and Chinese authoritarianism over Hong Kong political system

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

    Author : Pauline Zaragoza; [2021]
    Keywords : Hong Kong; Hybrid system; China; Democracy movement; Hegemony; Authoritarianism;

    Abstract : Hong Kong is known for its specific political model composed by a hybrid system balancing democracy and authoritarianism. This work investigates the hegemonic nature of the interactions between the 2019’s democracy movement and the pro-Beijing actors and how they affected this systemic balance. READ MORE

  3. 3. From ‘Nordic Exceptionalism’ to ‘Swedish Expansionism’

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : John Lowe; [2021]
    Keywords : narrative criminology; Nordic exceptionalism; punishment; prisons; policing; political narratives; gangs; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The recent growth of the Swedish prison population and police force suggests a stark reversal from the small, rehabilitation oriented criminal justice system described in the “Nordic penal exceptionalism thesis.” This paper is based on a narrative analysis of documents published by the Government Offices of Sweden in the collection titled “A Safer Sweden” from 2013 to 2021. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Molly Maguires and the Detectives. : An analysis of the relationship between the use of undercover policingand violent labor conflict.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Constantin Torve; [2021]
    Keywords : Molly Maguires; Pinkertons; criminological history; labor unions; policing; Irish diaspora; migration; Pennsylvania;

    Abstract : This paper evaluates the role of private policing in the patterns of violence that were prevalent in the mining regions of eastern Pennsylvania during the 1860s and 1870s, and which were attributed to an Irish secret society called the “Molly Maguires”. This topic has long been subject to academic and political controversy, and the use of agent provocateur tactics by the Pinkerton agency has been strongly suggested, but never conclusively proven. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Limerick Soviet : Workers' motivations for the general strike in Limerick, 1919

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Martha Dunster; [2021]
    Keywords : Labour unions; syndicalism; strikes; Limerick; Irish republicanism;

    Abstract : In April 1919, the Trades and Labour Council of Limerick County, Ireland, declared a general strike in response to the increasingly militarised policing of the region by the British authorities. A Strike Committee, consisting of local activists, assumed governance of Limerick for two weeks. READ MORE