Scherlen, Renee

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Alliances, Shared Identity, and Continued Cooperation 2012 8665 Realists and liberals dominate the literature on alliances. Realists tend to emphasize the competitive nature of international politics, and therefore are pessimistic about the ability of states to cooperate for long periods of time. Liberals, on the...
The Relationship Between National Identity and State Borders 2015 7561 Nations, states, and borders are constructs. They are imagined where they do not truly exist. What a nation is fluctuates as much as the membership of people in said nation. Yet, the nation is the culmination of the culture and beliefs of a people. S...
International Relations, Biodiversity Loss, And The United States 2016 1591 Biodiversity is an environmental cache that has been maintained and developed globally over thousands of years. However, biodiversity loss is an international environmental issue that is increasingly threatening the countless ecosystem services and s...
Rhetoric Vs. Reality: How U.S. Media Depicts Refugees In Sweden And Its Implications For U.S. Policy 2018 186 This research project seeks to gain a better understanding of the U.S. media’s depiction of the recent increase of refugees into Sweden and how the media’s portrayal of these events has affected U.S. policy. To understand what happened in Sweden, thi...
Women’s Political Representation In Norway And Namibia: Stark Differences, Stark Similarities 2021 10 Throughout the world, women are underrepresented in national parliaments. Scholars have determined that the primary causes of this gender gap are: electoral systems, gender quotas, and political parties. Yet their determination has been based on sing...
Tourism, Development, And International Relations: Discursive Productions Of Imperialism 2018 2049 This thesis explores how transnational tourism and “development” practices in post-colonial spaces promote and rely upon each other, creating constant tension between expectations to “develop” and tourist requirements of authenticity/exoticism. Utili...