Essays about: "Culture Wars"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words Culture Wars.

  1. 1. THE IMPACT OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS ON ESTABLISHED BUSINESS MODELS - A multiple case study of Swedish insurance companies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Simon Emanuelsson; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : Insurance; Internet of Things; IoT; Business Model; Business Model Canvas; Business Model Innovation;

    Abstract : Master’s Degree Project in Innovation and Industrial Management. Master’s Degree Project in Innovation and Entrepreneurship... READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategic Narratives in Media Representations of the Refugee Crisis of 2015 : A Comparative Study between RT and BBC World News

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Simona Andronaco; [2018]
    Keywords : strategic narratives; refugee crisis; global television; RT; Russia Today; BBC World News; soft power; new media ecology;

    Abstract : As immigration turns into the scapegoat of political and social tensions all over the world and politicians that seem to be talking about migration flows communicate instead their conception of the world and where it should head, this study investigates the refugee crisis of 2015 as represented in the two global television channels RT and BBCW. Widely studied for the depiction the press gives of the refugees, for the first time the refugee crisis is analyzed as an arena where competing understandings of international relations are constructed, in a media ecology where a myriad of actors have a chance to foreground their truth and where wars are fought, and possibly won, through the weapons of values, culture and the attraction they exercise (Nye Jr. READ MORE

  3. 3. Kneeling Heroes, Standing Heroes: the role of identity discourses in the national anthem controversy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jesper Olsson; [2018]
    Keywords : National Anthem Controversy; American Identity; External Threats; Patriotic Symbols; Culture Wars; Freedom; Security; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The controversy over the national anthem protests became the latest battleground in an ongoing ´Culture war´ to define American identity. Domestic debates are where the content of common identity is negotiated, in this case the arguments made in the debate also taps into established discourses on identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interdine: celebrating human transactions in space, a new form of integration.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Gaia Crocella; [2018]
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    Abstract : Humans are evolutionarily programmed to respond to danger, natural disasters, wars, destruction and harassment through fleeing and migration. Finding refuge in a new place is a necessity for the survival, health and well being of every individual. This is crucial within the context of what the western world defines as the Refugee Crises. READ MORE

  5. 5. English with an accent : A study of attitudes among Swedish adolescents regarding British and Middle Eastern varieties of English

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Fia Helleberg; [2018]
    Keywords : language perception; Sweden; sociolinguistics; Middle Eastern English; non-standard varieties; language and culture; matched-guise tests; Osgood scale;

    Abstract : This study examines the attitudes of adolescent Swedes towards speakers of British and Middle Eastern varieties of English. Due to the ongoing wars in the Middle East and elsewhere, and thus the stream of refugees seeking sanctuary in Sweden and other European countries, many children from diverse backgrounds have been and will be enrolled in Swedish schools. READ MORE