Essays about: "social injustice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words social injustice.

  1. 1. The last “terrorist” - Kurdish Marginalized Perspectives in the Turkish Social And Political Landscape

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Isabella Berfin Aslan; [2019]
    Keywords : Kurdish conflict understanding;

    Abstract : Despite the vast research on the protracted conflict between the PKK and the Turkish state, recent battles in the South-East of Turkey have increased the anti-Kurdish attitudes and discourses in Turkish society. I argue that Kurdish marginalized individuals conflict understandings are silenced in the Turkish social and political landscape. READ MORE

  2. 2. Age of Arrakis: State Apparatuses and Foucauldian Biopolitics in Frank Herbert's Dune

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Pontus Viberg; [2019]
    Keywords : power; ideology; biopower; religion; science fiction; Herbert Dune; America; colonialism; state apparatus;

    Abstract : Frank Herbert’s Dune is generally recognized as the best-selling science fiction novel of all time. While it is commonly referred to as a novel of environmental characteristics, this essay investigates the depiction of society and how the power dynamics in this far future setting are presented. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mainstream ethical consumption : The motivations and level of morality of everyday consumers

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Oskar Näslund; Nicklas Öhrnstedt Björnbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Mainstream ethical consumption; ethical consumption; motivations; ethical theories; level of morality; altruistic motives; egoistic motives; non-value-based motives; social justice; social guilt; win-win; self-satisfaction; social norms; health and wellbeing; product quality; habits; knowledge and information; egoism; utilitarianism; ethics of duties; virtue ethics; postmodern ethics;

    Abstract : Growing issues such as climate crises, social injustice and neglection of basic human rights have created a new type of consumption, namely ethical consumption. Ethical consumption was initially mainly concerned for environmental issues but has in later years starting to include a variety of pressing issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Girls for sale” : Understanding the difficulties in protecting girls in Nepal from being exploited for prostitution

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Natasha Semenets; [2019]
    Keywords : Prostitution; trafficking; internal trafficking; sex trafficking; Nepal; children’s rights; Convention on the Rights of the Child; Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children; child prostitution and child pornography; The Constitution of Nepal; Act Relating to Children; gender discrimination; social injustice;

    Abstract : The number of girls that are being exploited for prostitution in Nepal has increased in recent years, and girls suffer a high risk of being exposed when they come from already poorly conditions. Previously, uneducated girls could be found in the adult entertainment sector, but nowadays even educated girls are being exploited. READ MORE

  5. 5. Socially mixed housing : A study on the operationalisation and outcomes of social mix policy in Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Lovisa Dyall Silfverbrand; [2019]
    Keywords : Social mix; housing policy; segregation; social justice; urban planning;

    Abstract : In response to increasing patterns of socio-spatial segregation, Swedish cities have adopted policies to promote social mix, which is generally considered positive due to its effect on spatial justice and social cohesion. However, institutional changes have negatively impacted the possibilities of fulfilling this policy objective. READ MORE