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Pro-israelisk kritik mot UNRWA : en retorisk analys av Middle Eastern Quarterlys specialnummer om UNRWA

Wernersson, Annie LU (2013) MRSG20 20131
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
The purpose of this thesis has been to categorize the criticism that the pro-Israeli side presents against UNRWA. With a rhetorical perspective I have carefully examined an academic journal with an expressed pro-American agenda to find the main theses of the criticism. My studies showed that the criticism the authors are presenting is that it is wrong that the integration has disappeared from UNRWA’s mandate, that the refugees should be integrated in their new societies, that the General Assembly has an agenda against Israel, that five million refugees cannot return to Israel, that UNRWA creates a problem to future peace negotiations and that the US has the power to reform what is wrong about UNRWA. There is constantly a use of ethos,... (More)
The purpose of this thesis has been to categorize the criticism that the pro-Israeli side presents against UNRWA. With a rhetorical perspective I have carefully examined an academic journal with an expressed pro-American agenda to find the main theses of the criticism. My studies showed that the criticism the authors are presenting is that it is wrong that the integration has disappeared from UNRWA’s mandate, that the refugees should be integrated in their new societies, that the General Assembly has an agenda against Israel, that five million refugees cannot return to Israel, that UNRWA creates a problem to future peace negotiations and that the US has the power to reform what is wrong about UNRWA. There is constantly a use of ethos, logos and pathos. An example of ethos is how they refer to resolutions and officials from the UNRWA, logos is used when the authors presents facts and let the reader come to same conclusions and an example of pathos is how the authors continuously associates UNRWA with terrorist organizations and other “enemy groups”. (Less)
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author
Wernersson, Annie LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSG20 20131
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Middle East Quarterly, retorik, UNRWA, flyktingar, Human rights, Mänskliga rättigheter
language
Swedish
id
3802032
date added to LUP
2013-07-18 16:03:55
date last changed
2014-09-04 08:27:37
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this thesis has been to categorize the criticism that the pro-Israeli side presents against UNRWA. With a rhetorical perspective I have carefully examined an academic journal with an expressed pro-American agenda to find the main theses of the criticism. My studies showed that the criticism the authors are presenting is that it is wrong that the integration has disappeared from UNRWA’s mandate, that the refugees should be integrated in their new societies, that the General Assembly has an agenda against Israel, that five million refugees cannot return to Israel, that UNRWA creates a problem to future peace negotiations and that the US has the power to reform what is wrong about UNRWA. There is constantly a use of ethos, logos and pathos. An example of ethos is how they refer to resolutions and officials from the UNRWA, logos is used when the authors presents facts and let the reader come to same conclusions and an example of pathos is how the authors continuously associates UNRWA with terrorist organizations and other “enemy groups”.},
  author       = {Wernersson, Annie},
  keyword      = {Middle East Quarterly,retorik,UNRWA,flyktingar,Human rights,Mänskliga rättigheter},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Pro-israelisk kritik mot UNRWA : en retorisk analys av Middle Eastern Quarterlys specialnummer om UNRWA},
  year         = {2013},
}