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  1. 1. Seeking Middle-Classness : University Students in Iraqi Kurdistan

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Katrine Scott; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018-01-26]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; middle-classness; youth; universities; students; urban; post-conflict; war; narratives; stories; representations; figurations; normality; Middle East; Iraq; Iraqi Kurdistan; ethnography; autoethnography; feminist queer postcolonial epistemologies;

    Abstract : Narratives of middle-classness are often missing from Western representations of wartorn regions in the Global South more generally and from the Middle East in particular. This thesis is concerned with stories of desires for ordinary everyday middle-class lives among young adult university students in urban Iraqi Kurdistan. READ MORE

  2. 2. Collective memory and competition over identity in a conflict zone: the case of Dersim

    University dissertation from London: School of Economics and Political Science

    Author : Pinar Dinc; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  3. 3. Legitimized Refugees : A Critical Investigation of Legitimacy Claims within the Precedents of Swedish Asylum Law

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Martin Joormann; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-03-25]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Refugee law; legitimacy; power and uncertainty; Sweden; Migration Court of Appeal; judges; precedents; critical discourse analysis; collective case study; institutionalized power imbalance;

    Abstract : This study focuses on asylum cases decided at Sweden’s migration courts. More precisely, it analyses how the highest legal instance, the Migration Court of Appeal (hereafter MCA), legitimizes decisions that concern asylum seekers. Using critical discourse analysis (CDA), the study makes power relations visible. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rethinking the Political Economy of Contemporary Water Struggles in Turkey From a Comparative Perspective: Space, Structures and Altered Agencies

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Sinem Kavak; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. Marginal and Virtual Water for Sustainable Water Resources Management in Syria

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Khaldoon A. Mourad; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Arid and semiarid Middle Eastern countries generally, and Syria in particular, face serious water shortage problems and challenges with water sustainability. Climate change, population growth, and economic development play a major role in decreasing available water resources per capita. READ MORE