Essays about: "regional identities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words regional identities.

  1. 1. Them vs Us - The ontological significance of identity and (in)security in the Cold Conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Michael Abdullah; [2019-12-17]
    Keywords : Ontological security theory; Identity; Security; Conflict; Iran; Saudi Arabia;

    Abstract : In recent years, identity has become increasingly important within the field of International Relations and in studies of conflict. This has led to the widening of the field with the help of perspectives from the field of Psychology, and the emergence of ontological security theory (OST) where identity is a centrality. READ MORE

  2. 2. “I am East German” - How an East German identity is experienced and defined by the generation born after reunification

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Eniglein; [2019-10-18]
    Keywords : identity; East Germany; intergenerational narratives; media narratives; Heimat; regional identities;

    Abstract : The increased success of right-wing movements and populist parties in East Germany since 2015 led to a public debate about the East and the people who live there. An increased number of young East Germans are now participating in talks and debates about the East, addressing the regions´ problems and challenges but also trying to counter argue its negative image (Engler and Hensel 2018a, 9). READ MORE

  3. 3. Preparing for Rainy Days: Swedish and South Korean Narratives on the Sunshine Policy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Julia Bergström; [2019]
    Keywords : Sunshine Policy; Foreign policy; Sweden; South Korea; National role conceptions; Sensemaking; National identity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the correlation between national role conceptions, national identities and sensemaking processes among South Korean and Swedish policy influencers during the Sunshine Policy years of 1998-2003. The study relies on in depth semi structured interviews with 10 policy influencers who work with North Korea policies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Governing to Save the Earth : An Analysis of How to Elect a Pro-Climate Congress in the United States of America

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Aaron Danowski; [2019]
    Keywords : American climate politics; American Nations; partisan parity; asymmetrical polarization; filibuster; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to provide a political strategy for building a lasting pro-climate governing majority in the House and Senate. It analyses the current state of the pro-climate coalition in Congress and lays out the top opportunities for and threats to climate governance in the US. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decentralization: a double-edged sword? : A comparative case study on decentralization and its influence on ethnic conflict and secessionism

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Andrés Durante; [2018]
    Keywords : decentralization; ethnic conflict; secessionism; autonomy; power sharing;

    Abstract : This study evaluates the influence of decentralization on ethnic conflict and secessionism. There is little agreement in the existing literature, as several scholars argue for regional autonomy as an effective method of conflict resolution while other scholars argue that decentralization exacerbates ethnic conflict by reinforcing ethnic identities and promoting ethnic mobilization. READ MORE