Essays about: "religious"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 446 essays containing the word religious.

  1. 1. Violence against LGBTIQ+ Individuals in the Syrian Arab Republic

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

    Author : Lisa Bergsten; [2019]
    Keywords : lslamic State; Free Syrian Army; Ideology; LGBTIQ ; Gender; Sexualities; Targeted Violence; Victim Selection; Armed Conflict; Syrian Arabic Republic; Sexual Minorities; HBTQ ; genus; kön; sexualiteter; sexuella minoriteter; ideologier; beväpnad konflikt; Syriska Arabiska Republiken; IS; FSA;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis is a qualitative, small-n, empirically driven comparative study that examines the relationship between rebel group ideology and targeted violence against the LGBTIQ+ community. Two rebel groups in the Syrian Arab Republic, with different ideological beliefs, are examined and compared in relation to their level of violence against LGBTIQ+ individuals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Race and Religion : The Construction of Race in a Pro-Nazi Christian Association in Interwar Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Forsell; [2019]
    Keywords : Sweden; interwar period; pro-Nazism; race; Christianity; liberal theology; völkisch ideology; Sveriges Religiösa Reformförbund;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to scrutinize how Sveriges Religiösa Reformförbund (Swedish Association of Religious Reform), a pro-Nazi Christian association in interwar Sweden, constructed the concept of race during the years 1929–1940. Using hermeneutic content analysis and a theoretical approach based on “biopolitics” and “political theology,” I examine the construction during three identified periods: 1929–1933, 1934–1937, 1938–1940. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dealing with radicalization: A comparative study of the current initiatives to counter radicalization among young people in Sweden and Germany and the challenges which need to be met

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Maria Tzouvara; [2019]
    Keywords : radicalization; violent extremism; online hate; deradicalization; counter-radicalization; Islamophobia; social cohesion;

    Abstract : Radicalization, especially when it leads to extremism and political violence, has been on the rise in recent years on global scale and policy makers have tried to tackle the phenomenon, which poses a great risk to our societies. Especially young people, who are among the most vulnerable parts of society, are prone to radical beliefs that might come from the use of social media and/or by their exposure to socio-economic inequalities or religious fundamentalism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mediating with God : Quantitative Analysis on Mediation and Religiosity - What effect does severity of conflict have on mediation onset in religious conflicts?

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

    Author : Emma Janson; [2019]
    Keywords : Religious conflict; Mediation; Religious incompatibilities;

    Abstract : The number of conflicts with religious dimensions has been steadily increasing over the last few decades. Previous research has found that religious conflicts are less likely to end by mediation whilst little research has been done as to what makes them initiate mediation. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE POLITICS OF A CHILDREN’S BOOK Haroun and the Sea of Stories

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Safija Zuko Turkovic; [2018-09-19]
    Keywords : Salman Rushdie; fatwa; post colonialism; totalitarianism;

    Abstract : Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories is a multifunctional tale, representing and arguing for, among other things, political expression, opposition to censorship and not least a movement for free speech. Disguised as a children’s book, Haroun raises many issues central for Rushdie the author after he had been censored by a fatwa issued against him as a consequence of publishing the religious satire The Satanic Verses. READ MORE