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Tjetjeniens MR-dilemma

Nygren, Johan LU (2012) MRSG20 20121
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to investigate how different observers and reporters in the international debate form different opinions concerning current events in the Russian Republic of Chechnya in Caucasus and to try to illuminate what different consequences these different mediaconstructions might have for our public and political understanding of the situation, and the consequences these views might ultimately have for the population within the territory.
The method used in the paper is discourse analysis and the material analyzed consists on the one hand of the article “Kadyrov´s Chechnya – Template, Test or Trouble for Russia´s Regional Policy?” which was publicized in 2011 by the Senior Lecturer in Russian Studies and Peace Studies... (More)
The purpose of this paper is to investigate how different observers and reporters in the international debate form different opinions concerning current events in the Russian Republic of Chechnya in Caucasus and to try to illuminate what different consequences these different mediaconstructions might have for our public and political understanding of the situation, and the consequences these views might ultimately have for the population within the territory.
The method used in the paper is discourse analysis and the material analyzed consists on the one hand of the article “Kadyrov´s Chechnya – Template, Test or Trouble for Russia´s Regional Policy?” which was publicized in 2011 by the Senior Lecturer in Russian Studies and Peace Studies at the University of Bradford John Russel, and on the other of one of the reports concerning Chechnya that was publicized in 2011 by the non-government organization (NGO) Human Rights Watch (HRW), named “You Dress According to Their Rules – Enforcement of an Islamic Dress Code for Women in Chechnya.” (Less)
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author
Nygren, Johan LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSG20 20121
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
mänskliga rättigheter, human rights
language
Swedish
id
2596877
date added to LUP
2012-09-25 13:55:27
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this paper is to investigate how different observers and reporters in the international debate form different opinions concerning current events in the Russian Republic of Chechnya in Caucasus and to try to illuminate what different consequences these different mediaconstructions might have for our public and political understanding of the situation, and the consequences these views might ultimately have for the population within the territory.
The method used in the paper is discourse analysis and the material analyzed consists on the one hand of the article “Kadyrov´s Chechnya – Template, Test or Trouble for Russia´s Regional Policy?” which was publicized in 2011 by the Senior Lecturer in Russian Studies and Peace Studies at the University of Bradford John Russel, and on the other of one of the reports concerning Chechnya that was publicized in 2011 by the non-government organization (NGO) Human Rights Watch (HRW), named “You Dress According to Their Rules – Enforcement of an Islamic Dress Code for Women in Chechnya.”},
  author       = {Nygren, Johan},
  keyword      = {mänskliga rättigheter,human rights},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Tjetjeniens MR-dilemma},
  year         = {2012},
}