Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 6540 avhandlingar innehållade ordet power.
Sammanfattning : Concepts are a key feature of academic research and international politics. Despite the fact that interpreting, classifying and communicating the world through concepts has far-reaching social and political consequences, their various roles and complex dynamics remain poorly understood in International Relations (IR). LÄS MER
2. Vulnerability and Power : Social Justice Organizing in Rockaway, New York City, after Hurricane Sandy
Sammanfattning : This is a study about disasters, vulnerability and power. With regards to social justice organizing a particular research problem guides the work, specifically that emancipatory projects are often initiated and steered by privileged actors who do not belong to the marginalized communities they wish to strengthen, yet the work is based on the belief that empowerment requires self-organizing from within. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This study investigates how the members of four different role-playing communities on the online platform Second Life perform social as well as dramatic roles within their community. The trajectories of power influencing these roles are my main focus. LÄS MER
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5. The Power of Symbolic Power : An Application of O'Neill's Game of Honour to Asymmetric Internal Conflict
Sammanfattning : Powerful states can lose wars to militarily weaker opponents. This can only be understood by moving away from an over-simplified traditional definition of power and by incorporating the symbolic dimensions of power. LÄS MER