Sökning: "notions of collective threat"
Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden notions of collective threat.
1. Vårt eget fel : moralisk kausalitet som tankefigur från 00-talets klimatlarm till förmoderna syndastraffsföreställningar
Sammanfattning : The starting point of this study is the striking similarities between late modern notions of anthropogenic climate change and premodern ideas about divine punishment. In both these cases the occurrence of future disasters have been directly linked to the moral behavior of the endangered. LÄS MER
2. Immigration, security and the public debate on US language policy : A critical discourse analysis of language attitudes in the United States of America
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
Sammanfattning : Generally regarded as the first written gospel, Mark probably began circulating in this form during the 70s C.E, the hey-days of Flavian Rome. Reading Mark as a representation of a collective identity position, this dissertation primarily studies the various ways in which it related to Roman imperial discourse. LÄS MER