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  1. 1. Sports of Empire: Squash as Signifier in V.S. Naipaul’s A Bend in the River

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Författare :Timothy Kääriä; [2018-06-12]
    Nyckelord :engelska; Squash; V.S. Naipaul; A Bend in the River; postcolonial literature; postcolonial sports; Africa; sports in literature; sports and empire; English sports;

    Sammanfattning : The protagonist of V.S. Naipaul’s 1979 novel A Bend in the River is an ethnicIndian living in Africa as part of an expatriate community of traders in the city at the bend inthe river. He sympathises with the Western world, listens to BBC Radio, and tries very hardto distance himself and show himself as different from the native Africans. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Has the Arab Spring Led toward Democratic Gains? Examining the democratic implications of the recent uprisings in the Arab world using different data sources

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Nelika Karimi; [2018-04-26]
    Nyckelord :Middle East; Arab Spring; Democratization; Authoritarianism; Polyarchy;

    Sammanfattning : What happened in the Middle East and North Africa after 2011? Did the millions of people in the MENA-region who demanded democracy experience democratic gains? Approaching seven years on, more than ten Arab countries have attempted at regime reform and to some degree, succeeded. By the blunt measures of overthrow versus not, only six countries succeeded to oust their leaders; in terms of democratization, only Tunisia is viewed as a success story. LÄS MER

  3. 3. POLITICAL WILL, NO FREE WILL? A Quantitative Analysis of the Influence of Contextual Factors on Leaders’ Political Will to Fight HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Marcus Plahusch; [2018-02-20]
    Nyckelord :political will; HIV AIDS; Africa; public policy; political economy;

    Sammanfattning : Political will has become a ‘silver bullet’ in political science to explain the outcomes of public policy reforms. While success is seen as proof of its existence, failure is regularly attributed to a lack of political will. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Apartheid als Metapher. Eine Korpusstudie deutscher Medientexte 1994-2014

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Författare :Ninnie Månsson; [2018-01-25]
    Nyckelord :Apartheid; Metaphor; Historical analogies; Corpus;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this essay is to examine how Apartheid as a metaphor is used in German newspapers after the end of the apartheid era in South Africa. The essay proceeds from the linguistic field of Politolinguistik and is a corpus study of four German newspapers. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Dangerous elections : A study on electoral violence and clientelism

    Kandidat-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Författare :Erik Forsberg; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Clientelism; election; violence; institution; elections; institutions; patronage; clients; conflict; institution; vote; peace; Africa; sub-Saharan; democracy; democratization; quantitative;

    Sammanfattning : Why do some elections spark violence whilst others do not? That is a question that has gained increased interest from scholars during the last few years. However, because of the field’s relative novelty, and despite the vast literature on democratization and civil war, it is still a question that is not fully comprehended. LÄS MER


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