Essays about: "English Newspapers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words English Newspapers.

  1. 1. ”By the iron hand of oppression" : The performance of the parliamentary election contest in Nottingham and Middlesex 1802-1803

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Blomgren Alvar; [2017]
    Keywords : Georgian elections; political history; history of democracy; Georgian politics; Parlamentary reform; reform movement; radicals; radicalism; Pittite repression; Gagging acts; two acts; seditious meetings act; treason act; habeas corpus suspension act; habeas corpus; Nottingham; Middlesex; 1802 general election; parlamentary elections; controverted elections; 19th century; nineteenth century; treaty of Amiens; Joseph Birch; Daniel Coke; William Mainwaring; Francis Burdett; Mary Rich; Cold Bath prison; newspapers; citizenship; nationality; British national identity; English national identity; gender; masculinity; independence; working-class; lower-class; crowds; women; female; political propaganda; political artifacts; vestiary affronts; space; place; power; emotions; collective emotions; solidarity; doing politics; social practice; practice theory; practice-as-entity; practice-as-performance; Elizabeth Shove; Ducking; spencering; Hanoverian;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate how politics was done at the level of the parliamentary constituencies at the time of the treaty of Amiens 1802-1803. This is achieved through two case studies of the elections in Middlesex and Nottingham, which are investigated as social practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perspectives on the Occupy Central Demonstrations in Hong Kong : A Critical Discourse Analysis on English-language Press in Hong Kong S.A.R, Taiwan and China

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Natalie Choi; [2016]
    Keywords : critical discourse analysis; appraisal theory; media analysis; English-language newspaper; hegemony; sovereignty; democracy; Occupy Central; politics; multilingualism;

    Abstract : This paper is concerned with media perceptions and how these manifest as hegemonic practices. Exploring the theme ‘language and politics’, against the backdrop of the Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) demonstrations in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), this paper sheds light on the discursive constructions of media representations in three ‘Chinese’[1] regions as well as on how such representations constitute vested interests. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ukrainian Language Policy: The Status of Russian in English Language Medium Ukrainian and Russian Newspapers and in the Linguistic Landscape of Four Regions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Svetlana L'Nyavskiy; [2016]
    Keywords : language policy; corpus-assisted discourse study CADS; Ukraine; Russia; linguistic landscape; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Following a long-standing sociolinguistic pursuit to investigate language policy through complex non-linear models that analyze historical, structural, political and social processes that produce, contextualize, circulate and negotiate particular ideologies, beliefs and myths about languages and their values through meaning-making activities, this master’s thesis aims to apply an interpretive approach to corpus-assisted discourse analysis and appropriate elements of nexus analysis to an investigation of the status of the Russian in the language policy of Ukraine during the period of 2010 to 2015. Regarding language policies as a complex social phenomenon, this study of Ukrainian monolingual language policy is focused on investigating nexuses involving policymaking, its interpretation by various political players, and implementation aiming to answer the question of how established and circulating discourses mediate, negotiate and regulate relations between Ukrainian and Russian languages. READ MORE

  4. 4. Deciphering National Identity : - a discourse analysis of India's foreign policy behaviour during the 2014 Crimean crisis

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Rebecka Öberg; [2016]
    Keywords : National identity; discourse analysis; Laclau and Mouffe; India; foreign policy; 2014 Crimean crisis;

    Abstract : This study builds on the idea that discourses have the power to show that national identity did influence the puzzling foreign policy behaviour of India in March 2014 during the Crimean crisis. When analysing the material and illustrating the identified discourses, discourse- theorists Laclau and Mouffe’s framework is used both as theory and method. READ MORE

  5. 5. I am still unlearning it : A qualitative study of how Indian journalists perceive their reality from a gender perspective

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för medier och journalistik (MJ); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för medier och journalistik (MJ)

    Author : Lisa Andreasson; Johanna Olsson Jönsson; [2016]
    Keywords : India; New Delhi; Bangalore; Media; Journalism; Newspapers; Agenda setting; Structuration theory; Performativity; Intersectionality; Equality; Giddens; Butler; Media ethnography; Qualitative interviews; Feminist media theory.;

    Abstract : India experienced huge media coverage from all over the world associated with the Nirbhaya-case in 2012, when a young middleclass girl was brutally raped in a bus by five men in Delhi. After this horrifying incident a lot of demonstrations followed all over India. READ MORE