Essays about: "Bourdieu"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 essays containing the word Bourdieu.

  1. 1. Inherited and Acquired Assets in the Chilean Higher Education Admission Process

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Pablo Antonio Lillo Cea; [2018]
    Keywords : Bourdieu; Chile; Higher Education; Social Structure; Educational System;

    Abstract : The present study examines from a Bourdieusian perspective the relationship between the university admission process and the social structure in Chile by analysing the extent to which inherited and acquired assets relates to the educational performance and pathways of talented students. Geometric Data Analysis in the form of Specific Multiple Correspondence Analysis is used to map out the social space of the First-application Enrolees in higher education via the University Selection Test between 2005 and 2017. READ MORE

  2. 2. Why Brands Still Cause Trouble : Revisiting Holt's dialectical theory of consumer culture and branding

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    Author : Luis Grau; Andrei Vanetski; [2018]
    Keywords : brands; consumers; consumer culture; instagram; influencers; marketing; micro-celebrity; endorsement; Bourdieu s habitus; lacan s discourse;

    Abstract : The rise of social media in general and Instagram in particular has enabled a new type of celebrities, called micro-celebrities, that nowadays are being increasingly used by companies to endorse their products or establish their brands. While celebrity endorsement as a type of stealth branding together with some other marketing techniques characteristic of postmodernism were predicted to be unveiled and scorned by consumers (Holt, 2002), there are signs that through the practices of micro-celebrities, the language and logic of marketing have become even more ubiquitous in our contemporary social life (Khamis et al. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Disparate Effects of Legal Violence: Access to Family Reunification for Refugees in Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Sarah Scott Ford; [2018]
    Keywords : sociology of law; legal violence; family reunification; danish refugee policy; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a case study on the family reunification procedure for refugees in Denmark, in the context of an increasingly restrictive environment. It sought to find out how structural facets of Danish immigration law interact with and influence the practices of navigating a family reunification process, for people with a refugee background. READ MORE

  4. 4. Thinking Inside and Outside of 'The Square': Barriers, audience engagement, and contemporary art in Ruben Östlund’s film 'The Square'

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Nadezda Nazarbaeva; [2018]
    Keywords : Contemporary art; White cube; Artspeak; Audience; Discourse; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : It is easy to see that not everyone belongs in the same social circle as those who regularly engage with art and who visit contemporary art museums. I take this as intuitive. In 2017, Ruben Östlund’s film, The Square, garnered tremendous critical acclaim for satirizing the problems in high-end contemporary art culture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sweden in the Global Leader's Jersey : Constructing Leadership for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Sandell; [2018]
    Keywords : 2030 Agenda; Swedish Collective Identity; Narrative Analysis; Bourdieu; Structuralist Constructivism;

    Abstract : In September 2015, the leaders of the world agreed to head on a journey towards a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable future at 2030 by the adoption of the 2030 Agenda containing 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Sweden pledged to be the global leader in this transition. READ MORE