Essays about: "self study topic"

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  1. 1. Sacred Polarities? Exploring the Use of Gendered Language in Three Generations of Contemporary Paganism - From 1954 to 2017

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Loke Lundin; [2018-01-31]
    Keywords : paganism; gender; transgender; discourse; gender essentialsim; polarity; LGBTQ; Wicca; Reclaiming Witchcraft; Radical Faeries; Gerald Gardner; Doreen Valiente; Janet Stewart Farrar; Starhawk; Harry Hay;

    Abstract : This thesis is a preparatory study for future research, and explores the use of gendered language within pagan witchcraft movements between the years 1954-2017, with the purpose of establishing if, and how, the understanding of gender, and the use of gendered language have undergone any changes over time, to accommodate for the changes in the gender discourse of Western society overall. Specific focus is placed on the accommodation of transgender and gender non-conforming identities. READ MORE

  2. 2. CSR Communication: a promotional tool or a portrayal of the reality? : An explorative study in the apparel and footwear industry

    University essay from

    Author : Sandra Wildt; [2017]
    Keywords : CSR Communication; Communication Channels CSR; Sustainable Apparel Coalition; Higg Index; CSR Efforts; CSR Performance; Greenwashing;

    Abstract : The fashion industry is a recurring topic in the media, especially regarding the responsibility the fashion companies should take, which has created skepticism from stakeholders. This skepticism is based on that the stakeholders do not know what the companies do concerning corporate social responsibility and the companies communicate CSR with the hope of creating legitimacy on the market. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring the link between social media and graduate entrepreneurship : A study on social media’s influence on last-year undergraduate students’ self-efficacy with regards to their entrepreneurial intentions

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Krasimira Stoyanova; [2017]
    Keywords : social media; graduate entrepreneurship; self-efficacy; entrepreneurial intentions;

    Abstract : This paper’s objective is to examine the social media influence on students’ self-efficacy with regards to their entrepreneurial intentions. This thesis explores a topic which has received little to no attention at all, and the investigation sheds light on social media in an aspect different from marketing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Protecting ‘our’ values: A study of the construction of a Muslim ‘other’ and the European ‘self’ in the European Parliament

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Linnea Maria Svens; [2017]
    Keywords : European Parliament; othering; identity constructionism; European identity; Muslim; political ideology; thematic analysis; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : While the EU stipulates their motto to be ‘Unity in diversity’ claiming itself to be enriched by cultural and linguistic diversity, the discourse on Muslims is, however, more often than not, one of Muslims and Europe rather than European Muslims. The aim of this study was therefore to investigate if and how this discourse is constructed and maintained by the Members of the European Parliament while simultaneously investigating how ideological affiliation matters in identity construction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Compassion in Entrepreneurship: How do entrepreneurs make sense of self-compassion in times of failure?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Deniz Demirer Demir; Erik Öborn; [2017]
    Keywords : Entrepreneurship; Failure; Compassion; Self-compassion; Emotional coping mechanisms;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurship is an integral part of our society in creating jobs and new innovations, but the journey is often characterized by high uncertainty and many failures. Researchers have proposed that self-compassion can be an effective emotional coping mechanism to deal with various failures in life. READ MORE