Essays about: "power relations"

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  1. 1. A BALANCING ACT? A study on Sweden’s ambivalence in responding to pressure from the Chinese embassy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karin Ek Thorbjörnsson; [2020-07-03]
    Keywords : Swedish press; sharp power; authoritarianism;

    Abstract : Ever since Sweden was the first Western democracy to officially recognise the People’s Republic of China shortly after its establishment in 1949, the two states have enjoyed decades of successful and beneficial bilateral cooperation. However, the literature states that maintaining bilateral cooperation with a growing authoritarian great power has generated an ambivalence from Sweden on sensitive issues regarding China, in order to not jeopardize domestic economic interests. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multiple expressions of the wheel cross motif in South Scandinavian rock carvings : case studies of Tanum and Enköping in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Yani Ma; [2020]
    Keywords : Rock carvings; Southern Scandinavia; wheel cross; intercontextual; materiality; lifeline; comparative analysis; Tanum; Enköping; Hällristningar; södra Skandinavien; hjulkors; interkontextuell; materialitet; livslinje; jämförande analys; Tanum; Enköping;

    Abstract : Scandinavian rock carvings can be described as the special rock art languages that were written by prehistoric humans to express their ideas, beliefs and thoughts. Each piece of figurative motif language might tell a prehistoric story about for instance domestic life, social practice, ritual or cosmology. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Politics of Sensitivity: Sub-Saharan Migration as an Algerian Field of Practice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Linda el-Naggar; [2020]
    Keywords : Sub-Saharan Migration; Practice; Multilateralism; Civil Society; Agency; Power; Algeria; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite Algeria’s status as a transit and a destination for sub-Saharan migrants, there is no official migration policy in the country. This study explores how state and non-state actors construct a distinct field of practice of sub-Saharan migration in the vacuum of a missing formulated Algerian migration policy. READ MORE

  4. 4. An oasis for students : investigating the potential co-benefits of schoolyard redesign for climate adaptation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Aimée Schneider; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability science; urban heat island; schoolyard greening; education; youth participation; children; health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to climate change and the urban heat island effect, urban areas face increasing heat stress, a change that has severe consequences on human health. While the need for climate adaptation is pressing, the impact of climate adaptation projects on other sectors also needs to be carefully examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Love at the Heart of Feminist Epistemology: On the Interconnectedness between Love and Gender

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Veronica Grönlund; [2020]
    Keywords : epistemology; ontology; feminism; love; materialism; realism; queer theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I investigate the concept of love in relation to feminist epistemology. Through a theoretical analysis and assessment, the aim has been to first of all examine ontological tensions between feminist works theorizing on love; secondly, to analyse which role the concept of love has in the works; and thirdly to contextualize the different ontological assumptions made within the basic tension in feminist epistemology, i. READ MORE