Essays about: "religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 742 essays containing the word religion.

  1. 1. "I have alluded to him, Reader". Categorising literary references in Jane Eyre (1847)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Olivia Nordgren; [2022-02-17]
    Keywords : Charlotte Brontë; Jane Eyre; allusions; references; structuralism; dimensions of the text; textual and extratextual; allusioner; referenser; strukturalism; textdimensioner; textuellt och extratextuellt;

    Abstract : This essay examines the use of references to real books within the narrative of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847). Jane Eyre is one of the most densely allusive novels of its time, which is well-documented, but there is a limited focus on the use of allusions and references woven into its narrative, as opposed to the references woven into the textual side of the prose itself. READ MORE

  2. 2. AFGHAN WOMEN’S EXPERIENCES OF DISCRIMINATION IN THE SWEDISH LABOUR MARKET

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mohammad Anil Rasah; [2022-02-11]
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    Abstract : Discrimination matters; this study addresses an old yet existing social problem in the Swedish labour market. Most refugees who came to Sweden are highly educated but face many challenges that problematized their employability, as well as facing employer’s prejudice, especially those who are Muslim. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Is it a sin against God to be poor?” : Marxist and Pedagogical Perspectives on Oppressive Ideologies in Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower and its Potential for Teaching Critical Thinking.

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Sofia Schalander; [2022]
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    Abstract : In this essay, I have analysed the novel Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler through a Marxist lens to investigate how ideological oppression is depicted through Capitalism and religion. To examine these ideologies, I analysed Lauren Olamina, the first-person narrator and her half-brother, Keith. READ MORE

  4. 4. Goggan, avocado plants and Stockholmskosher : Doing Jewishness in contemporary Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Hanna Nir; [2022]
    Keywords : Jewishness; Jewish experience; doing Jewishness; practice theory; lived religion; Jewish life in Sweden; youth;

    Abstract : This study seeks to understand how young Swedish Jews experience their Jewishness in contemporary Sweden. Many have tried to understand Jewishness through surveys. However, this study uses a qualitative approach as well as the lens of lived religion and theories of practice to move focus to how people do their Jewishness. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Role of Religion in Development Cooperation with Focus on Resilience Building

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Reem Al-Jebzi; [2022]
    Keywords : Resilience; spirituality; faith; religion in development; faith actors; spiritual capital; social capital; INGOs; development cooperation.;

    Abstract : The lack of consensus and consistency in defining and integrating the role of religion in development cooperation as well as in resilience building agendas undermines the Global Development Agenda and the effectiveness of interventions being implemented in the Global South. This research examines international development and aid organizations’ resilience frameworks and concepts, such as the ACT Church of Sweden, Oxfam, Lutheran World Relief, Islamic Relief Worldwide, and Baha’i International Community. READ MORE