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Latest Dissertations

“Protecting European Values”: an analysis of the LGBTQ rights rhetoric of the European Far-Right

  • Author:
  • Aidan Williams
  • Subjects:
  • culture
  • democracy
  • discourse analysis
  • Europe
  • far-right parties
  • Fidesz
  • France
  • homophobia
  • Islamophobia
  • LGBTQ+
  • National Rally
  • Party of Freedom
  • politics
  • rhetoric
  • social change
  • social identity
  • social movements
  • societal role
  • socio-politics
  • Sweden
  • Swedish Democrats
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • MA Politics

Did neoliberal rhetoric help justify austerity? A critical discourse analysis of media articles published and political speeches given in 2012

  • Author:
  • Courtney Louise Devine
  • Subjects:
  • austerity
  • British MPs
  • British society
  • neoliberalism
  • political movements
  • political speeches
  • politics
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Politics and Social Policy

What does the ideal social housing project look like? A comparative study of social housing in England and the Netherlands

  • Author:
  • Ella Newman
  • Subjects:
  • England
  • social class
  • social housing
  • The Netherlands
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) International Relations

A change of heart? Political party switching among MPs in the British House of Commons, 1997-2019

  • Author:
  • Zoey Samantha Nicholls
  • Subjects:
  • British House of Commons
  • British MPs
  • political movements
  • politics
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Politics

Politics, populism, and progressives: a critical discussion into the extent in which the progressives in the United States can be labelled as populist

  • Author:
  • Melita Bibaj
  • Subjects:
  • Brexit
  • politics
  • Populism
  • United States
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) International Relations and Politics

Further exploring Conservative Party opinion on the environment

  • Author:
  • Jacob Beardmore
  • Subjects:
  • Conservative Party
  • environmental studies
  • environmentalism
  • politics
  • renewable energy
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) International Relations and Politics

The British Referendum: an analysis and critique of the referendum within the United Kingdom’s parliamentary democracy

  • Author:
  • Caleb Joseph Smith Harris
  • Subject:
  • politics
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • MA Politics

Did Jeremy Corbyn’s personalised leadership really increase youth political engagement in the 2017 General Election? An exploration of the impact of Corbyn’s leadership on youth participation

  • Author:
  • Daniella Fusco
  • Subject:
  • politics
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MA Politics