Essays about: "postcolonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 170 essays containing the word postcolonialism.

  1. 1. Post apartheid challenges according to South African journalists : A qualitative study of how South African journalists evaluate the relationship between their ethnicity and work

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för medier och journalistik (MJ)

    Author : Frida Larsen; Ebba Eriksson; [2023]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; apartheid; journalism; professional identity; South Africa;

    Abstract : This study is a bachelor's thesis based on a Minor Field Study conducted in Cape Town,South Africa between October and December 2022. This research is a qualitative studyand nine semi-structured interviews were conducted with South African journalistsduring the field study. READ MORE

  2. 2. African Women and Storytelling : Unveiling the Power of Narrative to Shape Collective Imaginary

    University essay from

    Author : Clelia Vegezzi; [2023]
    Keywords : African Women; Women; Black Women; Storytelling; stories; Collective Imaginaries; Characters; Novels; INGOs; Noviolet Bulawayo; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie;

    Abstract : During my eight years of work in the communication department of an NGO based in Kampala I have undetaken several workshops organized by istitutional donors, such as USAID, on how to write what the aid sector calls stories of change.  Puzzled by the information and skills obtained in such context and the stories I have encounter and wrote during my job from one side, and on the other side acknowledging how novels helped me to navigate my feeling of disorientation while living and experiencing the Ugandan context; I have decided to embark in this research to better understand where the stories produced by INGOs and the contemporary literature differentiate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bringing human rights due diligence into law: Addressing modern slavery or business as usual? : A postcolonial assessment of the UK Modern Slavery Act’s compliance with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Isabelle Kämpe; [2023]
    Keywords : UK Modern Slavery Act; MSA; UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; UNGP; modern slavery; human rights due diligence; HRDD; supply chain; transparency; postcolonialism; neo-colonialism; dependency theory;

    Abstract : Operating through complex supply chains and multiple jurisdictions, today’s business enterprises can outsource manufacturing to different parts of the world where they can take advantage of low labour- and production costs. In the global quest for businesses to maximise their profits, deteriorating working conditions for offshore labour workers are increasing the risks of human rights abuses. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Critical Discourse Analysis on Finland's Rejection of The Reform of Sámi Parliament Act : A Critical Postcolonial Perspective

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Inka Ala-Iso; [2023]
    Keywords : The Sámi Parliament Act; Postcolonialism; Settler Colonialism; Finland; Sámi;

    Abstract : Finland is recognized as a country with high human rights standards including the rights of the indigenous people that are protected by various declarations, conventions, and international human rights laws. Finland first enacted a Sámi Parliament Act in 1995 and has most recently in 2019 received criticism from the UN Human Rights Committee for not guaranteeing the rights for the legally recognized indigenous Sámi people living within Finland’s borders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green Colonialism: A Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) of Conservation Practices In The Context Of Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ida Anna Kristina Beijmo; [2023]
    Keywords : Green colonialism; Conservation; Simien Mountains National Park SMNP ; Critical Discourse Analysis CDA ; Discourse; Orientalism; Postcolonialism; UNESCO; EWCA; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Since its establishment in 1969, external actors have been significantly involved in the implementation of nature conservation in Simien Mountains National Park (SMNP). As climate change becomes increasingly tangible, conservation activities are frequently being deployed to protect ecosystems across the globe. READ MORE