Essays about: "politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1064 essays containing the word politics.

  1. 1. CONSTRUCTING SAFE SPACES The potential of performing feminist critical utopia analyzed through zine-making

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Louise Mazet; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : safe space; feminist utopia; performativity; zine-making; environmental activism;

    Abstract : Safe spaces are constructed to offer a space of acceptance to an otherwise marginalized or vulnerable group. This thesis explores the connections between safe spaces and feminist (critical) utopianism through their inherent paradoxality. While safe spaces attempt to make people feel included, they often function through the exclusion of others. READ MORE

  2. 2. The right to the city in post-apartheid South Africa: Abahlali baseMjondolo’s struggle for land, housing and dignity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Simon Johansson; [2019-10-01]
    Keywords : Abahlali baseMjondolo; the right to the city; citizenship; collective memory; dignity;

    Abstract : Fifty percent of the world’s population live in cities today, but predictions of the sustained urbanization trend estimates that this number will increase to seventy percent by 2050. Meanwhile, the consequences of the urban divide and the demarcations between people in the increasingly fragmented societies could be demonstrated in the case of South Africa. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Road to (In)security: India’s Perception of Insecurity Towards the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Ludvig Landberg; [2019-09-30]
    Keywords : Infrastructure; Techno-Politics; Securitization; China-Pakistan Economic Corridor; South Asia;

    Abstract : Infrastructural techno-political regimes are growing all over the world. One such regime, theChinese One Belt One Road project (OBOR) is planned to have transnational connections to over65 countries, in Africa, Asia, and Europe. OBOR’s flagship project is the US$62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). READ MORE

  4. 4. Gendering national identity: a poststructural analysis of the Trump administration and foreign trade policy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Fiona Sjöberg; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : national identity; gender; U.S. foreign policy; U.S. foreign trade policy; poststructuralism; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This paper takes its onset in an ongoing trade war between the United States (U.S.) andChina. As current president of the U. READ MORE

  5. 5. Degrowth in Swedish Climate Politics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Andrine Allansson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : climate change; consumption; degrowth; economy; growth; politics; technology;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most pressing problems of the contemporary world and has lead to a number of global agreements aimed at solving the situation. In doing so, sustainable development and economic growth are usually the promoted solutions, with the argument that it will lead to increased well-being and environmental protection. READ MORE