Essays about: "Critical Discourse"

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  1. 1. Won't Somebody Think of the Children-A Critical Analysis of the Swedish National Guidelines for Treatment of Young People with Gender Dysphoria

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Daniel Milve; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : non-binary; trans; health care; policy; youth;

    Abstract : This thesis critically analyses Sweden’s National Guidelines for Treatment of Young People with Gender Dysphoria, with the aim of providing recommendations for amending the guidelines to provide better access to gender affirming treatment for young non-binary people. Using Critical Discourse Analysis, supplemented with a group dialogue with three non-binary persons, the National Guidelines are analysed through the theoretical lens of performativity, Dean Spade’s theories on the population-management mode of power, and critical age studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE GOVERNMENTAL DISCOURSE TOWARD HOMOSEXUALS IN SWEDEN. A critical discourse analysis of the changing discourse between the years 1935 and 2007

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Andreas Ljunggren; [2022-02-11]
    Keywords : Homosexuality; Sexual Minority; Discursive Change; Visibility; Government Commissioned Reports SOU ;

    Abstract : This Master’s Thesis aims to examine how the governmental discourse of the attitudes toward homosexuals has changed in Sweden since 1935 up until modern day. To do this, selected quotes for deeper analysis based on a larger textual analysis of nine Government Commissioned Reports (SOUs) between 1935 and 2007 are used, consisting of approximately 1000 pages. READ MORE

  3. 3. IDENTITY & TECHNO-UTOPIANISM. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Marketing Material and their Sociotechnical Imaginaries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Albin Åberg; [2022-02-10]
    Keywords : Discourse Analysis; Sociotechnical Imaginaries; Marketing Technology; MarTech; Critical Studies; Identity; Techno- Utopianism;

    Abstract : This research paper sets out to investigate the messaging present in a corpus of texts gathered from Acxiom’s, an American data-analysis and ‘Identity Solutions’-company, website. The paper applies a framework of Critical Discourse Analysis informed by Theo van Leeuwen’s theory of ‘legitimations’ and analyses the findings through the theoretical framework of ‘Sociotechnical Imaginaries’. READ MORE

  4. 4. The “threat from abroad” and the breaking of the Swedish “cordon sanitaire” : A critical discourse analysis of right-wing party-political, online communication in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Hugo Ekström; [2022]
    Keywords : Radical right populism; immigration; criminality; political communication; Facebook; normalization; discursive shifts; moral panic; imaginaries; borderline discourse;

    Abstract : In the last decade, we have witnessed a new stage in the mainstreaming and normalization pro­cess of populist radical right policies and ideas in the Western world. This has resulted in in­creasing politicization of issues related to immigration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transgender and gender-diverse youth caught in the intersection of policy making, politics, gender-affirming care, and feminist discourse

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Julia Hagstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : Transgender youth; policy making; feminism; UK; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how presuppositions and assumptions can affect policy making, by investigating if anti-trans and 'gender critical' rhetoric may have affected the now reversed NHS policy ‘Amendments to service specification for gender identity development service for children and adolescents’ which directly influenced the still in use Karolinska University Hospital policy, ‘Policyförändring gällande hormonell behandling till minderåriga patienter med könsdysfori inom Tema Barn’. By using the Foucauldian inspired poststructural WPR policy analysis method by Bacchi and Goodwin, it was uncovered that the underlying assumptions and presuppositions of the hegemonic ‘truths’ the representation of the problem relied on, assumed dominance through an increase of anti-transgender and anti-gender-diverse rhetoric in political and public debates, and in media. READ MORE