Essays about: "Cultural difference"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 236 essays containing the words Cultural difference.

  1. 1. Policy implications from Sweden for South Korea’s housing policy for young single-households

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Jihee Kwon; [2022]
    Keywords : young single-person household; housing policy; housing supply; Sweden; South Korea; ungt ensamhushåll; bostadspolitik; bostadsförsörjning; Sverige; Sydkorea;

    Abstract : The number of young single-person households is consistently increasing in South Korea, as in Sweden where the most common type of household is the single-person household. Housing is the key to the transition of young adults to adulthood and it can affect their quality of life and economic security throughout their lifetime. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spirits, Bath Houses & Music : A Qualitative Textual Analysis of the Music & Characters in Spirited Away

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för medier och journalistik (MJ)

    Author : Anna Johansson; Malin Wollin Persson; [2022]
    Keywords : Film Music; Characters; Spirited Away; Textual analysis; Multimodality; Neoformalism;

    Abstract : This thesis delves into film music and how it can be used to shape and influence the viewer on different levels, as well as how the music in itself portrays a character. A qualitative textual analysis was used in order to get an answer to these questions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is Emotional Diversity, and The Difference Between Actual and Ideal Affect a Predictor of Satisfaction with Life and Symptoms of Depression in Sweden and Denmark?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Per Arne Mikael Grundström; Yodana Thorsdal Santiago; [2022]
    Keywords : Actual affect; ideal affect; emotional diversity; positive affect; negative affect; satisfaction with life; symptoms of depression; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : According to traditional research in subjective well-being, the more pleasant emotions we experience, the more satisfied with life we are. But according to newer research, our physical and mental health, including satisfaction with life, also depends on the emotional diversity between the positive and negative emotions we experience, and the difference between the emotions we desire and those we actually experience. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rainbow-Washing on Screen: Perceptions of 21st Century Popular Media Representations of Queer Identities in a Comparison between Sweden and Czechia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Elizabeth Hythova; [2022]
    Keywords : queer representation; stereotypes in popular media; social constructionism; heteronormativity; othering of minorities; queer theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how queer people perceive queer representations in popular media (film and TV) produced in recent years and how such representations affect queer people’s identity and self-perception, as well as how they mirror and reproduce heteronormative understandings of queerness. A cultural comparison between Czechia and Sweden in perceptions of heteronormativity and queer representations and media is also made. READ MORE

  5. 5. Room for residential solar PV?: Exploring the socio-technical system narratives and barriers of the residential solar PV diffusion in Thailand.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Sawinee Galaputh; [2022]
    Keywords : Socio-technical systems; solar photovoltaics; adoption barriers; community solar; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In working to reduce this increasingly intensified effect of climate change, one of the key strategies employed by different countries around the world is to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions from the energy sector. As they are one of the biggest contributors, the strategies include the employment of different mitigation actions and fading away from the conventional fossil fuel source to a more renewable source of energy production. READ MORE