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A study of social responses and repercussions in the world-system

Karlsson, Nicklas LU (2011) SANK01 20102
Social Anthropology
Abstract
This thesis shows how globalization creates disenfranchisment. Through a world-system perspective and an alternate view on globalization as social reproduction, it explores how people get disenfranchised by exposing the relationship between psychosocial expression and politico-economic structures. Disenfranchisment is regarded on a deeper ontological level than mere loss of the possiblity to affect outcomes. It deals with lived realities and perception of the social world. Two cases will be presented, the Zapatista rebellion and the Swedish Democrats to concretize the theoretical stance. The Zapatista rebellion and the Swedish Democrats represent two different positions in the current world-system. The Zaptistas being in the periphery and... (More)
This thesis shows how globalization creates disenfranchisment. Through a world-system perspective and an alternate view on globalization as social reproduction, it explores how people get disenfranchised by exposing the relationship between psychosocial expression and politico-economic structures. Disenfranchisment is regarded on a deeper ontological level than mere loss of the possiblity to affect outcomes. It deals with lived realities and perception of the social world. Two cases will be presented, the Zapatista rebellion and the Swedish Democrats to concretize the theoretical stance. The Zapatista rebellion and the Swedish Democrats represent two different positions in the current world-system. The Zaptistas being in the periphery and the Swedish Democrats in the center of the current world-system. Both, however, viewed as a response of disenfranchisment due to the same dynamics of globalization. (Less)
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author
Karlsson, Nicklas LU
supervisor
organization
course
SANK01 20102
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Swedish Democrats, globalization, World-system, Zapatistas rebellion, ontology
language
English
id
1775520
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2011-02-02 07:48:01
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  abstract     = {This thesis shows how globalization creates disenfranchisment. Through a world-system perspective and an alternate view on globalization as social reproduction, it explores how people get disenfranchised by exposing the relationship between psychosocial expression and politico-economic structures. Disenfranchisment is regarded on a deeper ontological level than mere loss of the possiblity to affect outcomes. It deals with lived realities and perception of the social world. Two cases will be presented, the Zapatista rebellion and the Swedish Democrats to concretize the theoretical stance. The Zapatista rebellion and the Swedish Democrats represent two different positions in the current world-system. The Zaptistas being in the periphery and the Swedish Democrats in the center of the current world-system. Both, however, viewed as a response of disenfranchisment due to the same dynamics of globalization.},
  author       = {Karlsson, Nicklas},
  keyword      = {Swedish Democrats,globalization,World-system,Zapatistas rebellion,ontology},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {A study of social responses and repercussions in the world-system},
  year         = {2011},
}