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Yes we can - stop keystone pipeline

Hernmarck, Fanny LU (2017) STVK02 20162
Department of Political Science
Abstract (Swedish)
The aim of this thesis is to gather an understanding of the creation of unlikely alliances within the environmental movement as a social movement. This is done in turn done by looking at the resistance among the environmental movement as well as grassroots organizations that arose around the proposal to build a pipeline called Keystone XL made by the Canadian oil company TransCanada in 2008. The five year long political struggle among the environmental movement that started getting the media’s attention in 2010 and resulted in the Obama administrations rejection of the project in 2015 is the focus of this thesis. By using Maarten. A Hajers argumentative discourse theory I have in this thesis gathered an understand for how the environmental... (More)
The aim of this thesis is to gather an understanding of the creation of unlikely alliances within the environmental movement as a social movement. This is done in turn done by looking at the resistance among the environmental movement as well as grassroots organizations that arose around the proposal to build a pipeline called Keystone XL made by the Canadian oil company TransCanada in 2008. The five year long political struggle among the environmental movement that started getting the media’s attention in 2010 and resulted in the Obama administrations rejection of the project in 2015 is the focus of this thesis. By using Maarten. A Hajers argumentative discourse theory I have in this thesis gathered an understand for how the environmental movement through the usage of language positioned themselves against the project as well as kept the resistance going for five years. (Less)
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author
Hernmarck, Fanny LU
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STVK02 20162
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
storylines., argumentative discourse analysis, Keystone XL Pipleine, Keywords: Environmental movement
language
Swedish
id
8897651
date added to LUP
2017-02-08 14:28:57
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  abstract     = {The aim of this thesis is to gather an understanding of the creation of unlikely alliances within the environmental movement as a social movement. This is done in turn done by looking at the resistance among the environmental movement as well as grassroots organizations that arose around the proposal to build a pipeline called Keystone XL made by the Canadian oil company TransCanada in 2008. The five year long political struggle among the environmental movement that started getting the media’s attention in 2010 and resulted in the Obama administrations rejection of the project in 2015 is the focus of this thesis. By using Maarten. A Hajers argumentative discourse theory I have in this thesis gathered an understand for how the environmental movement through the usage of language positioned themselves against the project as well as kept the resistance going for five years.},
  author       = {Hernmarck, Fanny},
  keyword      = {storylines.,argumentative discourse analysis,Keystone XL Pipleine,Keywords: Environmental movement},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Yes we can - stop keystone pipeline},
  year         = {2017},
}