Essays about: "postcolonial critique"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words postcolonial critique.

  1. 1. Actor or ally? Exploring Sweden’s involvement in Turkish gender politics through the Swedish Consulate General in Istanbul

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maja Fregert Tolgraven; [2020]
    Keywords : gender equality; feminist foreign policy; civil society; Turkey; EU accession; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this project is to study the implementation of Sweden’s feminist foreign policy through its gender equality enchancing foreign aid to Turkish civil society, managed by The Swedish Consulate General in Istanbul. Through a multi-methods study based on document analysis of project grant cases in 2019, and in-depth interviews with Consulate staff and representatives from partner organizations, the study maps a web of different actors and processes of change in Turkish gender politics: states, civil society, segments of the public and the international community. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Voices of the Unheard : A postcolonial analysis of how indigeneity is discursively (re)produced by international donors

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Catalina Näsman; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigeneity; postcolonial theory; United Nations; World Bank;

    Abstract : In the last 20 years, international donors have made efforts to increase the participation of minorities into development programmes. Despite these efforts, development actors continues to receive critique from postcolonial theorists for continuing to reinforce neocolonial and Western-centered tendencies onto minorities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shopping for an I : Consumer identities in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison and The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Alexandra Torsell Starud; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Intersectional; BLM; Consumerism;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates to role consumerism plays when young, black, underclass characters try to build their identities in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye (1970) and Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give (2017). Through implementing intersectional analysis and postcolonial theory this essay discusses how social positions are read and understood in a mass culture that heavily favours the visual. READ MORE

  4. 4. EU Gender Equality for Export? A discourse analysis and postcolonial feminist critique of the construction of ‘gender equality’ in the EU Gender Action Plan II

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Lindqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : gender equality; European Union EU ; Gender Action Plan II; discourse analysis; Bacchi; WPR; postcolonial feminism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study employs an approach to policy as discourse and examines the construction of gender equality in the EU Gender Action Plan II. Drawing from the poststructural premise that discourses affect how issues are being thought about and acted upon, the study seeks to scrutinize how gender equality is attributed with meaning by applying Carol Bacchi’s analytical methodology What’s the problem represented to be?. READ MORE

  5. 5. This Land: A media analysis of Latinx representation in ‘woke’ advertising

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Solange Rubio Berdejo; [2019]
    Keywords : Latinx portrayals; semiotic analysis; woke advertising; postcolonial critique; alcohol advertising; United States culture wars;

    Abstract : It seems as of late the most acclaimed advertising campaigns have found a formula to commodify the politically correct through what has come to be described as “woke advertising”. This winning strategy has won public appeal for connecting with an ever-evolving audience that is young, diverse and liberal. READ MORE