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£9,000 (2016/17)
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£16,130 (2016/17)

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Dissertations 2005

  • Culture at the service of political ideology? The relationship between cultural developments and political debate in 1960s Italy, and the role of cultural protest
  • Italian immigration policy: An analysis of the Bossi-Fini Law and its effects
  • The EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy after the Draft Constitutional Treaty – an institutional analysis
  • Why was the Opfernation’ myth created and sustained in post-war Austria?
  • To what extent can Utilitarian philosophy provide a satisfactory justification of punishment?
  • An evaluation of the role of consent in Onora O’Neill’s Kantian endorsed theory of respecting a person
  • Social contractarianism and the justification of humanitarian intervention
  • Prostitution in abolitionist France after the ‘Loiu pour la sécurité intérieure’
  • The experience of Jews in Italy under Mussolini and the course of WWII
  • Solving the Environment Question: An examination of the obstacles and approaches to positive environmental progress
  • Does Holiday Effect still exist? New evidence from the UK
  • The Unknown Soldiers: The story of foreign volunteers fighting for Franco during the Spanish Civil War
  • ‘Soft power’: the material representation of China in France
  • Consumption in the 21 st century: Are we consuming, or are we being consumed?
  • The role of public opinion in political debate in the light of the Dreyfus Affair
  • The regional versus the national group politico-territorial identity in Italy, with special reference to Tuscany
  • Can we accommodate both respect for Rights, and other concerns, in state activity?
  • Franco-German relations after the Treaty of Nice and its impact on EU enlargement
  • The Guijarro sisters: Traditional women?
  • Language, culture, identity: mother tongue tuition and integration of youth of immigrant background in contemporary Sweden
  • To what extent is the German PDS and its future in crisis?
  • Is Italy ‘the land that feminism forgot’? The struggle for reproductive freedom
  • To what extent has tourism affected aspects of cultural identity and tradition in Tyrol?
  • Sartre’s Obscene: In search of an objective explanation of obscenity
  • Investigation into the stereotype of Italian fashionability
  • French motoring change 1900-1914
  • To what extent can Germany’s successful transition to democracy after WWII be attributed to the Allies?
  • The evolution and symbolism of hats in the twentieth century
  • From ecclesiastical centre to capital of the Italian state: How did the architecture and urban planning of Rome reflect this change in status?
  • Did unification herald a new era in the military and security policy of the FRG and to what extent did the events of 1989-90 precipitate any change?
  • The importance of the Private Sphere: how and to what extent does it influence and reflect the public sphere?
  • Comparing German and EU decision-making structures. How similar are they and why?
  • Ethnographic museums at a turning point: do they still have any reason to exist in the age of globalisation?
  • Kant’s Critique of Judgement: Pleasure, displeasure and ugliness in Kant’s third Critique Urban segregation and government in France: Controlling space and social interaction by planning and the Loi Sarkozy