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Under Occupation: Citizens of the West Bank and their Experiences of Democracy and Freedom in Palestine
Linköping University, Department of Social and Welfare Studies.
2016 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis handles the subjects of freedom and democracy on the West Bank, Palestine. The analysis builds on discourse theory with focuses on the informants’ reality and experiences. In order to highlight the difficulties they face in their daily lives under occupation and oppression this thesis focuses on how they express themselves in regards to freedom and democracy. The study has been carried out through fieldwork and qualitative interviews undertaken to ascertain the people’s opinions and views on subjects of democracy and freedom. The analysis handles subjects of inequalities, how fellow citizens get divided geographically and based on opinions held, the reasons behind it; as well as the role played by the occupation of the Palestinian territories in the fight for democracy and freedom for the informants.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 33 p.
Keyword [en]
Palestine, Occupation, Israel, Democracy, Freedom
National Category
Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-130094ISRN: LiU-ISV/SKA-G--16/12--SEOAI: diva2:947227
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Social and Cultural Analysis (Samhälls- och kulturanalys (C-uppsats))
Available from: 2016-07-07 Created: 2016-07-07 Last updated: 2016-07-07Bibliographically approved

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