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The Image of India in the Czech media since 1990
Mudrová, Andrea ; Hříbek, Martin (advisor) ; Hons, Pavel (referee)
This thesis deals with the image of India in the Czech media. The analysis begins in 1996 and continues to recent years. The aim of the thesis is to describe the image of India in the Czech print media. The principles of the theory of discourse, discourse analysis and image in media as well as the methodology are defined in the first chapter, which also contains the description of the primary sources for the further analysis. The following part of the thesis contains the results of the quantitative media analysis, that show which media are writing most often regarding the topic "India". The thesis further shows the results of the qualitative discourse analysis, which explains in detail how are the journalists creating the image of India and how they directly contribute to the construction of the image of India among the readers. The conclusion describes how is India communicated in the Czech Republic.
Historical development of the Hindi grammatical tradition
Stahl, Matěj ; Strnad, Jaroslav (advisor) ; Hons, Pavel (referee)
The thesis deals with the historical development of the grammatical tradition of Hindi languages, focusing mainly on selected specifics of Hindi grammar - ergative constructions, absolutive, and verbo-verbal expressions. The aim of this thesis is to compare and clarify the development of understanding of the above mentioned language phenomena and to find out what was the approach of individual authors to Hindi, what terminology they used, and what role their education and the background conditions played. At the same time, the thesis deals with the very reason of the origin of individual grammars in the context of historical development of the Indian subcontinent.
Ethnic Separatism in North-East India with Special Reference to Bodo, Naga, and Mizo separatisms
Machačová, Gabriela ; Hříbek, Martin (advisor) ; Hons, Pavel (referee)
The topic of this thesis is ethnic separatism in Northeast India, exemplified on the cases of three ethnicities of the region: Bodo, Naga and Mizo. In the first part, the thesis deals with nationalism and separatism in general. It is followed by a description of the historical development of the Northeast ethnic groups with an emphasis on the formation and creation of states in the region within the Indian Republic after gaining independence in 1947. Attention is paid to the manifestations of separatism of the ethnic groups and the formation of ethnic-separatist organizations. The conclusion provides a comparison of the situation of the Bodo, Naga and Mizo ethnicities and the application of the theory of nationalism to these particular cases.
India-Sri Lanka Conflicts in the Palk Strait
Benová, Adriana ; Hons, Pavel (advisor) ; Blecha, Vlastimil (referee)
(in English): This bachelor thesis deals with the disputes between India and Sri Lanka due to the unclear determination of international maritime borders already under British domination. As a result, the fishermen of both countries still enter illegally into the adjacent waters for fishing. The situation complicates not only the struggle for the uninhabited island of Katchchateevu, which has been a controversy for almost a century, but also the entry of a third non-state actor, represented by a terrorist (originally rebellious) organization of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which stirred up problems in the civil war in Sri Lanka. This terrorist organization threatened the security of the area and, as a result, the region was stagnating economically due to a lack of foreign investment. The work aimed to analyze the issues, find the roots of these disputes, present the proposals and measures that have been taken over the years to solve the situation, and finally to mention some solutions for the situation in which the two countries are located.
The Criminalization of Indian Politics and some of its Features
Kratochvíl, Kryštof ; Hons, Pavel (advisor) ; Štipl, Zdeněk (referee)
(in English): This diploma thesis focuses on the phenomenon of criminalization in Indian politics. The extensive subject is dealt with in several ways. Apart from the general phenomena surrounding the criminalization of politics, there is, for example, an analysis of institutionalized corruption in the highest spheres of Indian society, as well as ongoing cooperation between regional politicians and local minor criminals. We also analyze the deeper causes of massive electoral support for controversial candidates and their success in a democratic electoral contest. This is closely related to another chaptersummarizing the development of legislative measures taken by the Indian state in order to avoid criminalization and other negative phenomena. In the final section, the diploma thesis examines the phenomenon of "bandit heroes" taking into account the Indian environment and the specific features of the local society. It is concerned in more detail with Phoolan Devi and Veerappan's bandits and explains how these two prominent personalities influenced the recent Indian policy and how they used policies to achieve their own goals. At the same time, we are trying to prove that the establishment of bandits in the state apparatus is a symptom of the final phase of criminalization of politics and not just...
The social organization of the Santhal tribe
Hojná, Estela ; Bendíková, Soňa (advisor) ; Hons, Pavel (referee)
This thesis deals with the social order of the Santhal tribe with the focus on the location of this tribe, clannish framework, hierarchy within the tribe and, especially on the concept of marriage. The aim of the thesis is to define the tribe and to give readers a general perspective on Santhal way of interaction between a man and a woman. It pursues the development of their life together. The first part of the thesis focuses on the description of the tribe and on the general social hierarchy between the members of a Santhal village. It is followed by a wedding ceremony and matrimonial roles of a man and a woman. The thesis also explores taboos of Santhal marriage and the last part describes the eventuality of divorce. Key words Santhals, India, social organization, marriage
Hindi, Urdu and Hidustani - language development and socio-linguistic aspects
Večeřová, Lucie ; Kostič, Svetislav (advisor) ; Hons, Pavel (referee)
(in English) The aim of this thesis is to describe the language development of Hindī and Urdū from the same grammatical and lexical basis (the Kharī bolī dialect). The development divergence will be described in terms of both the historical development at different stages, which were conditioned by cultural and political influences, and the internal development (phonological, morphological and syntactical). The current linguistic situation is closely linked to the political development and language policy of India and Pakistan, where the two languages, Hindī and Urdū, are establishing themselves as official languages. The relationship between these two languages will be explored more deeply in sociolinguistic terms. The author will describe the conditions and circumstances of the use of languages on colloquial and literary levels.
The isssues of primary education in India - current challenges and objectives
Váradyová, Anna ; Hons, Pavel (advisor) ; Hříbek, Martin (referee)
Elementary education can be considered the main building block of the whole education system. The thesis tries to answer questions related to the main problems of elementary education in India. It pays attention to the effectivity and availability of education in India and tries to outline difficulties in educating specific groups of population such as women, low castes and people living in remote areas. It outlines the methods used by the Indian Government to deal with these problems especially by way of reforms of education. It also tries to relate literacy rate with other factors such as economic growth or standard of living.
Dalit Christians in India
Machová, Dita ; Hons, Pavel (advisor) ; Štipl, Zdeněk (referee)
Diploma paper deals with the history and current situation of Dalit Christian communities in India. It elaborates the phenomenon of mass movements, which represented a significant milestone in the history of Christianity in India. During these movements a substantial amount of untouchable castes converted to Christianity and the number of Christians multiplied. In the twentieth century Dalit Christians have become marginalized group by government measures which promised compensation benefits only for groups Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist Dalits. At the beginning of the twenty-first century Christian and Muslim communities in India are facing violent attacks made by militant Hindu groups. Since 1980s Dalit Christian communities have come together and fight for obtaining government benefits and against oppression made by churches.
Indian foreign policy towards the U.S. during the term of Indira Gandhi
Gilánik, Vít ; Štipl, Zdeněk (advisor) ; Hons, Pavel (referee)
The focus of bachelor thesis is foreign politics between India and the United States Of America in period of rule prime minister Indira Gandhi. The thesis is focused on four main fields: development of indo-american relationship; Pakistan - the origin of state Bangladesh; Soviet Union and Peoples Republic Of China. The introduction of bachelor thesis contains insight of these four fields up to the voting of prime minister Indria Gandhi in her office. The aim of the thesis is to describe development of situation of three areas as described before between the years 1966 to 1977 show political and diplomatical steps of both Indian and American governments. The conclusion of thesis contains development of these topics till nowadays.

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