Essays about: "social movements"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 368 essays containing the words social movements.

  1. 1. Framing sexual assault in Japan Ardent or apathetic?

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

    Author : Maria Meincke; [2020]
    Keywords : News media; Media framing; News framing; Framing analysis; Sexual assault; Sexual violence; Social movements; #MeToo; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In September 2017, freelance journalist Shiori Itō filed a lawsuit against the prominent TV reporter Noriyuki Yamaguchi for sexual assault. The somewhat obscure investigative and legal handling of the case prompted notable international media coverage, however domestic coverage has been comparatively scarce and apathetic. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Lay down our differences” : An interpretive study of problem representation(s) and inclusion in Extinction Rebellion

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Isaksen; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental movements; Extinction Rebellion; structural power; inclusion; intersectional feminism; WPR;

    Abstract : Previous research on social movements shows that as a consequence of social stratification, structurally privileged groups in society are more prone to engage in and take on leading positions in collective action than those who are structurally marginalised. This essay takes off in the puzzle of deficient inclusion in social movements that identify as inclusive, and looks at how that problem also appear empirically in the environmental movement Extinction Rebellion (XR). READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding the Changing Dynamics of Rural Development in Dolakha, Nepal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Benjamin Pablo Jungblut; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Rural Development; Strategic Action Fields; Rural Advisory Services; Nepal; International Development Aid;

    Abstract : There is ample debate around the conceptualizations of rural development as well as its implementation and impacts. Contemporary understandings underline the importance of social movements in social change, which has become a fundamental part of development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leave No One Behind in Education: Advocating for disability rights in Nepal

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Henriksgård Madelene; [2020]
    Keywords : Communication for Development and Social Change; Advocacy communication; Social Movements; Media; Voice; Participation; Disability; Inclusive Education; Disability Rights Movement; Nepal;

    Abstract : Despite international regulations such as the Convention of the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the global Sustainable Development Goals in Agenda 2030, everyone does not have the same rights to education. Children with disabilities are the most marginalised and excluded groups in society and also overrepresented among those who are not in school. READ MORE

  5. 5. Who runs the movement? : a feminist empirical analysis of gender dimensions of the climate movement in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Inky Vos; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Movements; Gender; Climate movement; Diversity; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Rooted in the environmental movement, the climate movement in Sweden is on the rise and increasingly gaining support in its fight against climate change and its unequal impacts. If successful, the movement can play an important role in changing society. READ MORE