Essays about: "political alienation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words political alienation.

  1. 1. CROSSING BORDERS: A Study of Transnational Living in Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go (2014) and No Violet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names (2014)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Ingegerd Stenport; [2019-10-22]
    Keywords : Taye Selasi; No Violet Bulawayo; Sara Ahmed; Afropoitanism;

    Abstract : Abstract: A number of authors of African descent published ‘Afropolitan’ novels around the year 2010. Several of these diaspora novels dominated the literary scene and caused intense debates about the contested concept of Afropolitanism. The authors Taye Selasi and No Violet Bulawayo challenge colonial images of Africa in their writing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Embedded Madness: Mad Narrators and Possible Worlds

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Eloise Brason; [2019]
    Keywords : Mad Narrators; Narratology; Postclassical Narratology; Possible Worlds Theory; Fictional Worlds;

    Abstract : Madness has long been a popular theme for literature, featuring as a trope of horror, mystery, tragedy and comedy genres in varying degrees of amplitude. The topic has provided a significant access point for analysing historical, socio-political and cultural issues as it addresses controversial themes of alienation and criminality as well as philosophical theories of perception and consciousness. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Exciting animal” or “blood thirsty beast”? : A critical discourse analysis of the coverage of the wolf issue in Swedish news media

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Mathilda Linnander; [2019]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; Sweden; wolf; centre-periphery; political alienation; Krisitk diskursanalys; Sverige; varg; centrum-periferi; politisk alienation;

    Abstract : This is a study of how the wolf is constructed as a controversial issue in Swedish newspapers. The wolf is the most debated and controversial animal in Sweden and splits the country into two camps. On one side are the people who believe that the animal is a natural part of the Swedish fauna and should be protected. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is Economic Alienation Driving Populist Movements?: A Regional Analysis

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Hugo Brundin; Rasmus Hegefors; [2019]
    Keywords : Right-wing populism; Immigration; Globalisation; Political Economy;

    Abstract : Right-wing populist movements have seen considerable growth across Europe during the last few decades. This growth has been attributed both to increasing immigration and economic disenfranchisement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Not for me : Exclusion and self-exclusion from democracy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Vikor Tina; [2017]
    Keywords : democracy; political participation; representation; voluntary associations; exclusion; Sweden; demokrati; politisk deltagande; representation; föreningsliv; exkludering; Sverige;

    Abstract : Disinterest and feelings of alienation from politics keep many citizens away from active participation in the democratic process. Based on interviews with inhabitants in Skogås, a suburb of Stockholm, Sweden, and on participant observation at local meeting places, this thesis explores various aspects that shape people’s willingness and ability to exert power in the democratic political system, and identifies the political culture as well as personal encounters with fellow inhabitants and political representatives as two key factors. READ MORE