Essays about: "postcolonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 148 essays containing the word postcolonialism.

  1. 1. Hiding in Plain Sight : A Gynocritical Reading of Rochester’s Narrative in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Emma Hennig; [2022]
    Keywords : Jean Rhys; Wide Sargasso Sea; Elaine Showalter; gynocriticism; psychoanalysis; postcolonialism; feminism; cultural theory; Edward Rochester; consciousness; narrative;

    Abstract : This essay is the result of a close-reading of the male protagonist’s narrative in Jean Rhys’s novel Wide Sargasso Sea (1966). His narrative was examined through an interpretive lens layered with a combination of several critical onsets that form the pillars of Elaine Showalter’s theory of a metaphysical female crescent outside of male consciousness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development as more than economic growth : A qualitative analysis on development in the African Union’s migration policy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Ayaat Abdelaziz; [2022]
    Keywords : migration policy; African Union; migration-development nexus; postcolonialism; critical development;

    Abstract : An increased global attention has been placed on the effects of migration on development, particularly in Africa, due to the increase in remittances to the continent. The African Union (AU) has negotiated multiple migration frameworks and conventions to promote development in this arena. READ MORE

  3. 3. The tourism industry’s support of the Israeli illegal settlements in the West Bank : A discourse analysis on Airbnb’s explanations on their responsibility to respect human rights as well as their involvement in the occupied West Bank

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för Asien- och Mellanösternstudier (IAM)

    Author : Nora Aissaoui; [2022]
    Keywords : human rights; tourism; postcolonialism; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this bachelor’s thesis is to analyze and deepen the understanding of how the tourist company “Airbnb” explains their responsibility to respect human rights as well as how they explain their involvement in the illegal settlements in the West Bank. These two aspects are the focus of the two research questions that the study aims to answer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unpacking taste : the social life of wine

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Henrik Mikael Waldin; [2022]
    Keywords : social fields; modernity; tradition; authenticity; natural wine;

    Abstract : Wine’s context exceeds the story of pleasure and natural enchantment as it is also laden with conflict and controversy. Wine is part of contemporary discussions on globalization, class and postcolonialism, biodiversity and climate change. In a sense, wine does not only reflect nature, but wine also reflects and is embedded in its social context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Colonial karma? Identity and failed postcolonial reconciliation in Europe - Understanding ontological insecurity as shaped by narratives of colonial societal beliefs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Hanna Bergman; [2022]
    Keywords : postcolonialism; European identity; sociopsychological reconciliation; ontological security; narrative analysis; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Following postcolonial thought, this thesis argues that colonialism can be reconceptualized as an identity conflict. Consequentially, reconciliation theories concerned with identity creation and societal beliefs can be applied to better understand postcolonial relations. READ MORE