Essays about: "Covid-19 pandemic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1450 essays containing the words Covid-19 pandemic.

  1. 1. Exploring Parasocial Relationships Formed in Isolation

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper (KV)

    Author : Gabriela Kamenova; [2024]
    Keywords : Parasocial interaction; parasocial relationship; isolation; Covid-19; Coronavirus; loneliness; parasocial breakup; parasocial romance; parasocial monetization; attachment theory; parasocial attachment; Bulgaria;

    Abstract : A few years ago Covid-19 locked people down at their homes, effectively limiting their social connections and pushing the communicative outlet of the online realm in the forefront. If one wanted to socialize or seek entertainment, there was almost no other choice but to do so via turning to popular or social media. READ MORE

  2. 2. Securitized or Not Securitized? : A Case Study of Sweden's COVID-19 Strategy During the First Year of the Pandemic

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Max Anklev; [2024]
    Keywords : Securitization Theory; De securitization; Non-securitization; COVID-19; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes Sweden's unique and puzzling approach to the COVID-19 pandemic by using the securitization framework, exploring if Sweden's strategy during the pandemic's first year reflects securitization, (de)securitization, or non-securitization. It employs content analysis to evaluate Sweden's response, analyzing primary sources and academic literature, and uses a discourse table based on existing theoretical studies by Barry Buzan, Ole Waever, and Jaap de Wilde (1998) and Lene Hansen (2012) to assess indicators of securitization, (de)securitization or non-securitization. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beyond the Crisis: A Safe Haven Analysis : Empirical Insights into the Divergence of Gold and Bonds for Portfolio Hedging

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Anthony Baugi; Eugene Zhang; [2024]
    Keywords : Gold; Bonds; Safe Haven; Hedging; US Treasury; Volatility; Covid; Portfolio Theory; Asset Dynamics; Fiscal Policy; Monetary Policy; Financial Crisis; Asset Management; Risk Management; Portfolio Risk;

    Abstract : Purpose: This thesis investigates the relationship concerning traditional safe haven assets, gold and US 10-year treasury bonds during periods of market instability, specifically during the economic concerns raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. It assesses the hedging and safe haven properties of these assets and their dynamic nature throughout two periods of unconventional monetary and fiscal policy measures by the Federal Reserve & US Congress respectively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Influencers in Confinement : Measuring Covid-19’s Impact on Leadership in Pro- Eating Disorder Twitter Communities

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutet för analytisk sociologi, IAS

    Author : Jacquelynn Ennis; [2024]
    Keywords : Social Network Analysis; Twitter; Pro-eating Disorder; Eating Disorders; Covid-19; Topic Modelling; Online Communities;

    Abstract : The Covid-19 pandemic presented unprecedented challenges, with global lockdowns impacting individuals on a profound scale. Many took to social media to cope with feelings of anxiety and isolation. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Crisis of Identity : National Identities’ Impact on Approval of Government Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elsa Solvin; [2024]
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    Abstract : In the face of ever-present crises, this thesis aims to investigate if national identity is a factor that can contribute to our understanding of why individuals have different opinions of government crisis response, focusing specifically on the COVID-19 pandemic as a most likely case for this. The research question is “Does national identity impact approval of government crisis response?” By using regression analysis to study national identities generally, as well as some subdivisions of national identity, the investigation finds an (albeit) weak relationship between having a strong national identity and approval of government response to the COVID- 19 pandemic. READ MORE