Sökning: "The United States of America"

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  1. 1. American Dervish: Making Mevlevism in the United States of America

    Författare :Simon Sorgenfrei; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sufism; Mevlevi Sufism; Esotericism; Performance; Ritual; Islam; Women and Religion; Rumi; Mevlevi Order of America;

    Sammanfattning : In the late 1970s, the Turkish Mevlevi Sufi sheikh Süleyman Dede arrived from Konya, Turkey, in the United States. There he initiated a number of individuals primarily belonging to American esoteric groups as sheikhs in the Mevlevi order, known in Euro-America as the whirling dervishes. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Immigration, security and the public debate on US language policy : : A critical discourse analysis of language attitudes in the United States of America

    Detta är en avhandling från Luleå University of Technology

    Författare :Soraya Tharani; Högskolan Dalarna.; Luleå tekniska universitet.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Språkpolitik – Förenta staterna Invandringspolitik – Förenta staterna; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; national identity; societal security; language policy; ethnolinguistic conflict; human rights; language rights; ethnicity; multilingualism; immigration; critical discourse analysis; language attitudes; English language; Spanish language; United States;

    Sammanfattning : The narrative of the United States is of a "nation of immigrants" in which the language shift patterns of earlier ethnolinguistic groups have tended towards linguistic assimilation through English. In recent years, however, changes in the demographic landscape and language maintenance by non-English speaking immigrants, particularly Hispanics, have been perceived as threats and have led to calls for an official English language policy. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Political Use of Force : Beyond National Security Considerations as a Source of American Foreign Policy

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Mikael Blomdahl; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The United States of America; the presidential use of force; foreign policy analysis; realism; domestic politics; the diversionary theory of war; decision-making.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : In addressing the question of what explains the tendency of the presidents of the United States to use military force on many occasions to solve international problems the realist perspective has been strongly dominant in political science. This study sets out to address and challenge whether what may be called realist privilege still qualifies as an understanding of this American phenomenon. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Judicial Independence: A Legal Research on Its Theoretical Aspects, Practices from Germany, The United States of America, France, Vietnam, and Recommendations for Vietnam

    Detta är en avhandling från Juristförlaget i Lund

    Författare :Van-Hoa To; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; separation of powers; Constitutional law; Konstitutionell rätt; constitutional law; judicial discipline; judicial selection; rule of law; Vietnam; France; the United States; Germany; judiciary; international human rights law; international law; national court; Judicial independence; judicial dependence standards;

    Sammanfattning : It is widely recognized that judicial independence is an indispensable value of a modern democracy. When a country wishes to adopt this value, questions may arise, such as what it is and how to develop it properly? This thesis explores the issue of judicial independence in two aspects: theoretical and practical. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Challenge from Nationalism Problems of Community in Democracy

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Per Helldahl; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalism; Community; Theory of democracy; Political theory; United States of America; Germany; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation examines the relationship between democracy and nationalism from a normative standpoint. A point of departure is the assumption that any democracy requires a referent community, or demos. Nationalism has, in practice, frequently provided democracies with this sense of community during the last two centuries. LÄS MER