Essays about: "Cosmopolitan"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 essays containing the word Cosmopolitan.

  1. 1. Doing digital football fandom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Angelos Rouchotas; [2020]
    Keywords : fan culture; mediatization; football; online fan communities; ethnography; social media;

    Abstract : By applying ethnographic method this study sought to explore how football’s mediatization is inviting the digital displacement of fan culture by social media-based communities. It also aimed to understand how contemporary football fans engage online as part of identifying themselves as supporters of a football club. READ MORE

  2. 2. Digital Games – The key to studying Cosmopolitan Democracy? : An investigation into the suitability of Games and MMORPG communities for the study of Cosmopolitan Democracy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matthew Bridger; [2020]
    Keywords : Cosmopolitan Democracy; Digital Games; MMORPG; Final Fantasy XIV; Age; Gender; Nationality; Lingua Franca; Massively Multiplayer Roleplaying Game;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to identify if digital games could be used as a method to study Cosmopolitan Democracy. Using a mixed methods approach, players of the Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) community were asked to answer a questionnaire concerning the importance of age, gender and nationality of other players, in order to see if their values aligned with those of Cosmopolitan Democracy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cosmopolitanism as an Antidote to American Nationalism in Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Serra Hughes; [2019]
    Keywords : cosmopolitanism; American nationalism; Mohsin Hamid; 9 11; AK Appiah;

    Abstract : This essay explores how The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid offers a potential cosmopolitan antidote to the myths of American nationalism which allow the United States to pursue self-interested policies abroad that consequently deny the humanity of those who are seen as commodities or collateral damage. Using Richard T. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vying for victimhood : subtextual moral judgements and news organisation standpoints reporting Gaza 2014

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Amy Margaret Franck; [2019]
    Keywords : Israel; Palestine; Gaza; Victimhood; Media Bias; Media Morality; Mediapolis; Objectivity; Proximity; Al Jazeera; Associated Press; News Agency; Newswire; Dehumanisation; Standpoint theory; Journalism; Hamas; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the summer of 2014, a violent conflagration erupted in the isolated Palestinian enclave of Gaza. Whilst the fighting was between Hamas and Israel, Palestinian civilians paid the price. The stark disparity in deaths triggered a debate in the West about Israeli tactics, and the media was accused of ‘bias’ by both Israelis and Palestinians. READ MORE

  5. 5. Membership, Morality and Global Justice : A Study of Feminist Contributions to Cosmopolitan Ethics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Sigurros Svöfudottir; [2019]
    Keywords : Cosmopolitanism; Ethics; Feminist Ethics; Global Justice; Structural Injustice; Human Rights; Right to Membership; State Sovereignty; Displaced Persons;

    Abstract : This paper is a project based on a theoretical approach, where my aim is to search for the core elements of a viable feminist cosmopolitan ethics.  To further that purpose I identify, discuss, and compare some of the main components of such an ethics as proposed by political theorists Seyla Benhabib and Iris Marion Young. READ MORE