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  1. 1. Hybridization of the Self, Colonial Discourse and the Deconstruction of Value Systems : A Postcolonial Literary Theory Perspective of Literature inculpating Colonialism

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Författare :Brian Burns; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Postcolonialism; Postcolonial Literary Theory; Hybridization; Walker; Malouf; Phillips; Achebe; Freud; Nietzsche; Bhabha; Siad; McLeod; Barry;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this essay is to provide a perspective on literature inculpating colonialism using postcolonial literary theory and method. The subject material incorporates four novels studied during the literature modules for the English course at Högskolan Gävle (HIG). LÄS MER

  2. 2. Grieving the Ungrievable: Searching for Home through Nonhuman Becoming in Hiromi Itō’s Wild Grass on the Riverbank and Elizabeth-Jane Burnett’s The Grassling

    Master-uppsats, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Författare :Matilda Davidsson; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Hiromi Itō; Elizabeth-Jane Burnett; Home; Irrealism; Nonhuman agency; climate change; Deleuze;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to examine non-human agency in Elizabeth Jane Burnett’s The Grassling and Hiromi Itō’s Wild Grass on the Riverbank. Using a theoretical framework based on material ecocriticism, queer ecology and affect theory, the thesis explores how Burnett’s and Itō’s poetic narratives reconfigure the relationship between human and nonhuman in non-anthropocentric ways with the help of the irreal. LÄS MER

  3. 3. World Management : The case of the Lord of Hosts Church

    Magister-uppsats, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Författare :Jonathan Madeland; [2021]
    Nyckelord :prophecy; Festinger; millenialism; netnography; case study; cognition; rituals; cybernetics; consonance management; world construction; world management; the Lord of Hosts Church; Hank Kunneman; Donald Trump;

    Sammanfattning : Bringing together current research strands stemming from the Festinger tradition of failed prophecy, and by observing a recent case of a prophetic group dealing with disconfirming events under a period of 210 days, I theorize on what roles cognitive dissonance, rituals and continuous prophetic adaptation play in the management of prophetic groups’ alternative world views. The traditional conception of dissonance management is reinterpreted as a process of maximizing mental desirability, which is contingent on the level of cognitive dissonance as well as cognitive activity. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Shining a Light on Afghanistan: International involvement and solar power’s role in changing the socio-technical regime for electricity in Afghanistan between 2003 and 2019

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Författare :Christopher La Cour-Andersen; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Renewable transition; Afghanistan; Socio-technical regime; Multi-level perspective; Electrification; Electricity; Renewable energy; Solar power; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the increased electricity access between 2003 and 2019 in Afghanistan by employing two main explanatory variables – solar power and international involvement. The models are based on logistic regressions, investigating urban and rural areas, as well as a sample of the whole population. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Molly Maguires and the Detectives. : An analysis of the relationship between the use of undercover policingand violent labor conflict.

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Författare :Constantin Torve; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Molly Maguires; Pinkertons; criminological history; labor unions; policing; Irish diaspora; migration; Pennsylvania;

    Sammanfattning : This paper evaluates the role of private policing in the patterns of violence that were prevalent in the mining regions of eastern Pennsylvania during the 1860s and 1870s, and which were attributed to an Irish secret society called the “Molly Maguires”. This topic has long been subject to academic and political controversy, and the use of agent provocateur tactics by the Pinkerton agency has been strongly suggested, but never conclusively proven. LÄS MER