Essays about: "Bourdieu"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 essays containing the word Bourdieu.

  1. 1. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teaching Linguistic Adaptation to Context with Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Ruben Brundell; [2019]
    Keywords : Margaret Atwood; Pierre Bourdieu; Language; Power; Teaching; Code-Switching; The Handmaid’s Tale;

    Abstract : Abstract The Swedish National Agency for Education states that English students in upper secondary school in Sweden need to learn how to adapt their language according to context. This might be a skill that a large part of these students already master, to some extent. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Power and Patients : An ethnological study of access to maternity care in rural Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Author : Elin Nordin; [2018]
    Keywords : Ethnology; Ethnography; Gender; Intersectionality; Neoliberalization; Public Engagement; Rurality; Etnologi; Etnografi; Förlossningsvård; Glesbygd; Intersektionalitet; Genus; Neoliberalism; Samhällsengagemang;

    Abstract : In february 2017 the maternity ward in Sollefteå was shut down. The citizens of the surrounding area, Ådalen, thus have more than two hours - with private transportation on narrow roads without phone connection - to the nearest maternity ward. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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