Essays about: "policy analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2964 essays containing the words policy analysis.

  1. 1. Won't Somebody Think of the Children-A Critical Analysis of the Swedish National Guidelines for Treatment of Young People with Gender Dysphoria

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Daniel Milve; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : non-binary; trans; health care; policy; youth;

    Abstract : This thesis critically analyses Sweden’s National Guidelines for Treatment of Young People with Gender Dysphoria, with the aim of providing recommendations for amending the guidelines to provide better access to gender affirming treatment for young non-binary people. Using Critical Discourse Analysis, supplemented with a group dialogue with three non-binary persons, the National Guidelines are analysed through the theoretical lens of performativity, Dean Spade’s theories on the population-management mode of power, and critical age studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. “The natural evolution of non-alignment” A qualitative case study of how Sweden’s identity as non-aligned is reconstructed through narratives in a changing security context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Dorotea Katthän; [2022-02-02]
    Keywords : non-alignment; identity; security; critical constructivism; strategic narratives; Sweden;

    Abstract : Sweden’s defence policy is characterized by non-alignment, which historically has meant avoiding military alliances to stay neutral in war. This policy of non-alignment is over 200 years old and deeply ingrained into Swedish national identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE WORK AND LIVES OF SOUTH KOREAN TEACHERS Lower-Secondary School Teachers’ Perceptions of the Teacher Profession

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Hyeryung Jang; [2022-01-27]
    Keywords : Teachers’ lives; workload; lower-secondary school teachers; Professionalism;

    Abstract : Aim: Historically, the teaching profession in eastern Asian countries is often considered as a prestigious and desirable occupation with great respect in social and cultural contexts. Even though South Korean secondary school teachers have been part of and influenced by a devaluation of their authority compared to the past, there is not enough research about Korean teachers’ work and lives in international research. READ MORE

  4. 4. The “threat from abroad” and the breaking of the Swedish “cordon sanitaire” : A critical discourse analysis of right-wing party-political, online communication in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Hugo Ekström; [2022]
    Keywords : Radical right populism; immigration; criminality; political communication; Facebook; normalization; discursive shifts; moral panic; imaginaries; borderline discourse;

    Abstract : In the last decade, we have witnessed a new stage in the mainstreaming and normalization pro­cess of populist radical right policies and ideas in the Western world. This has resulted in in­creasing politicization of issues related to immigration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transgender and gender-diverse youth caught in the intersection of policy making, politics, gender-affirming care, and feminist discourse

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

    Author : Julia Hagstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : Transgender youth; policy making; feminism; UK; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how presuppositions and assumptions can affect policy making, by investigating if anti-trans and 'gender critical' rhetoric may have affected the now reversed NHS policy ‘Amendments to service specification for gender identity development service for children and adolescents’ which directly influenced the still in use Karolinska University Hospital policy, ‘Policyförändring gällande hormonell behandling till minderåriga patienter med könsdysfori inom Tema Barn’. By using the Foucauldian inspired poststructural WPR policy analysis method by Bacchi and Goodwin, it was uncovered that the underlying assumptions and presuppositions of the hegemonic ‘truths’ the representation of the problem relied on, assumed dominance through an increase of anti-transgender and anti-gender-diverse rhetoric in political and public debates, and in media. READ MORE