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  1. 1. Back to the Future of a ‘Global Britain’

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Menelaos Lampis; [2020]
    Keywords : British nationalism; Industrialisation; Euroscepticism; Brexit; Global Britain; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the evolution of British nationalism regarding two major historical segments - industrialisation and imperialism - considering Brexit. The essay aims to reveal the true colours of Global Britain, and it is based on two dominant sections, the origins of British nationalism, as they are described by Ernest Gellner, Liah Greenfeld and Krishan Kumar, and its development into a hard Eurosceptic, right-wing populist phenomenon. READ MORE

  2. 2. Emphases and justifications in a time of growing focus on Islamist terrorism

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Clarence Coulton Andersson; [2018]
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    Abstract : Since the beginning of the 21st century, research about terrorism and its effects have taken an increasingly larger space within the field of Political Science. Studies focused on how terrorism affect voters, countries and policies regarding immigration and security are fairly common, and with its long history with terrorism, the United Kingdom often becomes central in such studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Feminist Activism on the UK Government's Policy Proposal on Domestic Violence- Actions Speak Louder than Words

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maria Ricksten; [2018]
    Keywords : social movements; policy proposal; violence against women and girls; causal mechanism; elite alliance; theory-testing process tracing; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Social movements have been argued to be important political actors because of their ability to apply pressure and mobilizing governments to take policy action on societal problems. In light of this, it is the aim of this thesis to investigate if a feminist movement in the UK, called the IC Change campaign, can serve as the explanation as to why the UK government put forward a new policy proposal on domestic violence. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Case Study of the Higher Education System in Georgia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Natia Gamkrelidze; [2018]
    Keywords : Higher Education System; Reforms; policy; sustainability; EU; Georgia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The higher education system of countries is an important area that determines the countries drive for development. This thesis aims to scrutinize the higher education system in Georgia and how the system translates and resonates with Georgia’s development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are the ‘laggard states’ obstinate or just inefficient? A study of the EU member states’ compliance with EU environmental legislation 2012- 2016

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Dennis Rubing; [2018]
    Keywords : EU; EU environmental law; compliance; implementation.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Despite the fact that EU environmental policy has become increasingly important, the EU member states are struggling to comply with environmental legislation decided on the European level. Interestingly, some member states seem to find it more difficult than others. READ MORE