Sökning: "Abu Ghraib"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 7 uppsatser innehållade orden Abu Ghraib.

  1. 1. 'Dangerous Beauty' : a feminist analysis of the U.S. and the U.K. media’s portrayal of female soldiers through the case of Private First Class Lynndie England

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Författare :Frida Bergqvist; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Military; female soldiers; Lynndie England; U.S. media; U.K. media; militarised femininity; deductive content analysis; victimisation; demonisation; trivialisation; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to understand how, and why, the media is sustaining traditional gender norms in their portrayal of female soldiers. The primary material of the study consists of articles published by newspapers in the United States and the United Kingdom, describing PFC. Lynndie England and her actions in the Abu Ghraib scandal. LÄS MER

  2. 2. National Security, Gendered Insecurity : Feminist Perspectives on Militarism, Masculinities & Security

    Kandidat-uppsats, Teologiska högskolan Stockholm/Avdelningen för mänskliga rättigheter

    Författare :Åsa Viklund; [2016]
    Nyckelord :Militarism; national security; hegemonic masculinities; gender; masculinity;

    Sammanfattning : I denna uppsats granskas militariserad säkerhet i relation till kvinnors osäkerhet. Uppsatsen genomsyras av ett genusperspektiv och berör skadliga sociala normer såsom våldsuttryck knutna till maskulinitetsideal, nationens betydelse, maskuliniseringen av den säkerhetspolitiska arenan och hur den Amerikanska armén använde sig av feminisering som förhörsmetod i det skandalomsusade Irakiska fängelset Abu Ghraib. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Det moderna krigets janusansikte

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Hedvig Ördén Johansson; [2013]
    Nyckelord :Rousseau; drönare; tortyr; Abu Ghraib; kropp; krig mot terrorismen; rationalitet; modernitet; Law and Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this essay is to understand the War on Terror, specifically Obama’s drone war and the torture at Abu Ghraib, through the lens of The Second Discourse (1754) by Jean Jacque Rousseau. In the process I shed new light on Rousseau’s work. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Re-thinking Abu Ghraib: A Discussion on the Abu Ghraib Images beyond the Iconic Reading

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Författare :Nina Kurdve; [2012]
    Nyckelord :Nina Kurdve; Kurdve; Abu Ghraib; Iraq; war on terror; representations of violence; abject; abjection; icon; iconic reading; digital context; the screen; we them; three sites of meaning; Kristeva; WJT Mitchell; Arts and Architecture;

    Sammanfattning : The research objective for this thesis are two problematic yet interweaving occurrences observed in earlier research on the Abu Ghraib scandal (2004) and its image material. Firstly in terms of methodology, a restricted amount of images in which three single images, “Hooded Man”, “Man on Leash” and “Piled Bodies” are overrepresented and frequently regarded as descriptive for the scandal as such. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Legalizing Torture in Terror Interrogations: A Solution to Fight Terrorism or to Create more Terrorism?

    Magister-uppsats, Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Författare :Omar Faraj; [2010]
    Nyckelord :Terrorism; Legalizing torture; Human Rights; Human Rights Law;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this master thesis is to discus the argument that in the favor of legalizing torture in the case of terror suspects and detainees. My research question here is: if we will put torture against terror suspects in a legal framework will that help us to fight terrorism or it will creates more instability in the world and result in more terror acts ? I will view the history of torture and the development towards torture prevention. LÄS MER