Essays about: "political alienation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words political alienation.

  1. 1. “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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The Bridge of Thermaicus - A journey of realization and transformation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Valentina Paraskevaidou; [2016-06-15]
    Keywords : Art activism; art solidarity; collective art; European Crisis; live art; performance art; performative; performative writing; political art; re-enactment; site-specific; street performance; time-specific; tranformation; walking project;

    Abstract : "The Bridge of Thermaicus" is a project about the Crisis in Europe (financial, cultural, social, ethical) and some relevant phenomena such as violence, emigration and alienation. It includes a series of street live art performances in Thessaloniki (Greece) and Gothenburg (Sweden). READ MORE

  5. 5. For Better or For Worse? Border Policy and Discursive Constructions of Subjectivities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Emmy Olsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Policy; deconstruction; poststructuralism; ontological insecurity; the European Union; securitization; collective identity; subjectivities; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current refugee crisis can be said to have affected not only actual borders, but also borders within subjectivities. With a poststructuralist and deconstructive approach, subjectivities are recognized as constructed through language and within discourse, and in turn, induced through policy. READ MORE