Image, Language And Political Culture

These are all important characteristics but to them we would also add the provision of political direction for the authority. However, far from being indulged by their formal inclusion, Traditional Authorities are confronted with competing institutions, and their alternative paradigm of justice and control. Aiming for continued legitimisation, they are forced to manoeuvre in response to the state’s institutional and spatial intrusions into communal land matters. Such manoeuvres may both or either refer to formal and informal norms, laws and understandings of just land management. This contribution thus looks at how Traditional Authorities negotiate their legitimacy at the threshold of informality and formality, and how they employ either scope to gain legitimacy in their local authority position. Sharp analyses of topical news from a political science perspective, research summaries and the latest expert thinking.

Students will be introduced to a variety of approaches to political history, including the history of political languages, the social history of political activism, and the history of emotions. A wide range of sources will be used including diaries, letters, parliamentary and extra-parliamentary speeches, newspapers, cartoons, and photographs. This module shall help students develop a range of academic and communicative skills necessary for successful study at postgraduate level. Students will develop transferable communicative skills , independent learning and responsibility for personal, academic and professional development are all focused on as well as the completion of the Swansea University Career Development Course.

Studying moral and political philosophy will enable you to explore questions such as How can I act ethically? Philosophy of science and epistemology will empower you to interrogate arguments behind various truth claims encountered today. You will explore Plato, Hume, Kant, Utilitarianism; inquire into the nature of art and freedom; and interrogate philosophy’s historical complicity in sexism and racism.

Though the relationship and the political-economic entanglements between Sufi leaders and the actors that gave birth to the Senegalese state has always been central feature of the political process of this country, this relationship has evolved over time. both reflect and shape wider cultural values and practices. They do this in part through distinctive forms of communication – from political symbols and posters to parliamentary debate and legal documents. We have a range of funding schemes to help progress individual careers and to support the wider development of the discipline. They give a detailed breakdown of the content and structure of the course, and are updated following course changes.

When you apply to study with us, we will inform you of any new developments in your chosen programme through Student View. In year 2, students choose two option pathways to follow for the rest of the degree. Pathways are sets of modules in a specialised area that enable a deep, critical engagement with the subject. This distinctive course explores the historical and contemporary dimensions of globalisation, drawing on disciplines including politics and history. A degree in history is essential in helping to shape our future.Explore our courses, or visit our subject areato find out more about the degrees and modules that Essex has to offer. Research into American political culture and foreign policy, with a special focus on ideas of empire in the late nineteenth century, foreign policy in the Vietnam era, and the American presidency.