Search for dissertations about: "Republic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 swedish dissertations containing the word Republic.

  1. 1. The Republic of Difference Feminism and anti-racism in the Parisian banlieues

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm university

    Author : Johanna Gullberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political activism; feminism; antiracism; banlieue; French Republic; post colonialism; intersectionality; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : The thesis is an ethnographic study of three political groups in the Parisian banlieues: Ni putes ni soumises, AFRICA and Mouvement des indigènes de la République. These groups espouse both feminist and antiracist politics in theory, yet in practice tend to privilege either a feminist or  antiracist position and end up in opposition to each other. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Everybody Welcome to France” : Secularism, Governmentality & Fantasy in the French Republic 2003-2011

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Stencilavhandling

    Author : Per-Erik Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; France; republic; nation; integration; assimilation; nationalism; secularism; secularist; secularization; laïcité; Islam; other; veil; identity; tolerance; freedom of conscience; gender equality; citizenship; critical religion; discourse; discourse analysis; illiberalism; republicanism; Religionshistoria; History of Religions; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : What does it mean to be “secular”? How are “secular” identities constructed and negotiated? How can one understand that “secularism” has become an important marker of identity for nationalistic forces in Europe?In the dissertation “Everybody, Welcome to France” the author sets out to inquire into the topic of secularism and national identity in contemporary France. The specific research question is how France has been articulated as a “secular” republic in political speech and legislative text in 2003-2011 and how this articulation relates to conceptions of “nation”, “integration”, and “citizenship”. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Multiform Desire A Study of Appetite in Plato’s Timaeus, Republic and Phaedrus

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Olof Pettersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Ancient Philosophy; Plato; Appetite; Desire; Epithymia; Soul; Tripartition; Multiform; Poikilos; Timaeus; Republic; Phaedrus; Embodiment; Incarnation; Necessity; Philosopher-kings; Allegory of the Cave; Noble Lie; Poetry; Multi-headed Beast; Game; Play; Rhetoric; Dialectic; Deception.; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of appetite in Plato’s Timaeus, Republic and Phaedrus. In recent research is it often suggested that Plato considers appetite (i) to pertain to the essential needs of the body, (ii) to relate to a distinct set of objects, e.g. food or drink, and (iii) to cause behaviour aiming at sensory pleasure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Remote Sensing of Forest Decline in the Czech Republic

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Jonas Ardö; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Czech Republic; neural networks; sulphur dioxide; air pollution; Norway spruce; deforestation; forest decline; GIS; spectral characteristics; Remote sensing; Landsat; Ore Mountains; Geology; physical geography; Geologi; fysisk geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis describes the localisation and quantification of deforestation and forest damage in Norway spruce forests in northern Czech Republic using Landsat data. Severe defoliation increases the spectral reflectance in all wavelength bands, especially in the mid infrared region. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Social Aspect in Plato’s Ethics : The Significance of Human Beings’ Social Nature in Approaching Justice, Wisdom, and Partnership

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Tor Freyr; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Plato; ethics; justice; wisdom; partnership; happiness; eudaimonia; politikos; Statesman; Republic; Euthydemus; social; human nature; social approach; Philosophy; with specialization in history of philosophy; Filosofi med filosofihistorisk inriktning;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores whether or to what extent the notion that humans are social animals influences Plato’s ethics. The goal is to develop a line of interpreting Plato that is broadly zoological-based; a line that I call the social approach. READ MORE