Essays about: "religious symbols"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words religious symbols.

  1. 1. The ban of religious symbols in primary and secondary schools in France : A short analysis of its compatibility with Pettit’s theory of liberty as non-domination

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Fabio Loreggia; [2018]
    Keywords : Secularism; non-domination; liberty; religion; hijab; religious symbols; Philip Pettit; school; education; Laïcité; religion; non-domination; voile; liberté; symboles religieux; Philip Pettit; école; éducation;

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  2. 2. Children's Representations of Death : A Thematic and Visual Discourse Analysis of Children's Drawings in a Mexican Primary School

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Barn

    Author : Dulce Karenina Téllez Duval; [2018]
    Keywords : children’s drawings; representations of death; Mexico; thematic analysis; visual discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This study focuses on analysing Mexican children’s representations of death inasmuch as children are perceived as social actors that have an active role in constructing and giving meaning to social reality. The importance of analysing children’s representations about death is that it provides an opportunity to know how children give meaning to a notion that intersects with personal experiences, emotions, religious beliefs, and a sociocultural context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Instrumentalism of values and beliefs for ethno-nationalist militant movements: the case of PKK

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Ömer Faruk Aydemir; [2018]
    Keywords : Kurds; religion; Turkey; myths; the ethno-nationalist movements; PKK; ethnic symbols; Zilan; Kurdish politics; Sheikh Said; Newroz; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Myths, religious beliefs, and symbols are crucial components of ethnicity. PKK as a nationalist separatist armed organization- intensively uses them to construct a Kurdish identity which is compatible with its ideology as well as its objectives to mobilize Kurds and to galvanize their support. READ MORE

  4. 4. Religious nationalism: Myanmar and the role of Buddhism in anti-Muslim narratives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik

    Author : Emilie Biver; [2014]
    Keywords : nationalism; Buddhism; Myanmar; Rohingya; narrative; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In contrast to the Western ideal of secularization, religion has in some cultures maintained its important role in nationalist undertakings. This is the case in Myanmar, a country that is currently in the midst of a state transformation towards democracy after more than fifty years of authoritarian, military rule. READ MORE

  5. 5. Holy cows and dirty dogs : the influence of culture and religion on animal welfare in India

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Jennie Allard; [2013]
    Keywords : india; animal welfare; attitudes; religion; culture; cows; dogs; cow; dog;

    Abstract : India is home to every sixth person in the world, some 30 million dogs and a quarter of the total world cattle population. A vast majority of Indians are Hindus, and even though the Hindu religion proclaims love, nurturing and worshipping of animals, sometimes the same religion constitutes an obstacle for animal welfare in practice. READ MORE