Essays about: "Discourse Analysis"

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  1. 1. Sexy 16-Year-Old Baby-Eater: Gendered, Sexualized, and Racialized Discourses in Exalted, Second Edition

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Niels-Martin Ström Josefsen; [2021-11-26]
    Keywords : Roleplaying games; Exalted; feminist post-structural discourse analysis; representation; geek culture; race; gender; sexuality; Dungeons Dragons; discourses; White Wolf; misogyny; fantasy; genre subversion; social constructivism; media tropes; monstrous women; monstrous motherhood; infantilization; trans representation; sexualization; animalization;

    Abstract : Previous research finds roleplaying games, as well as the wider spectrum of geek culture thatthey exist within, to be defined by discourses favoring a white, heterosexual, cis-maleviewpoint, drawing up and reproducing stereotypes and tropes that are inherently misogynist,homophobic, and racist. Heretofore, research into discourses of gender, sexuality, and race inroleplaying games has focused overwhelmingly on market leader Dungeons & Dragons (1971-ongoing), largely neglecting to scrutinize other well-established titles that may adhere to orbreak from the same tendencies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Am I not a woman even when I am pregnant?: An analysis of the development of fetal rights in policy documents in Europe and how pregnant women are fetal containers and second-class citizens

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Danielle Fröstad; [2021-10-14]
    Keywords : Pregnant women; Fetal containers; Second-class citizens; Fetal rights; Women’s rights; Policing; Human rights; Biopower; Biopolitics;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the development of fetal rights in policy documents in Europe and how fetal rights and the protection of fetal life can be a part of the discussion of how pregnant women are associated with being “fetal containers” and(/or) “second-class citizens”. The study aims to identify different articles and paragraphs in policy documents that can identify the connection between fetal rights and pregnancy rights and how pregnant women are “fetal containers” and(/or) “second-class citizens”. READ MORE

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

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/JMG - Inst f journalistik och masskomm

    Author : Åberg Albin; [2021-10-12]
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    Abstract : This research paper sets out to investigate the messaging present in a corpus of textsgathered from Acxiom’s, an American data-analysis and ‘Identity Solutions’-company,website. The paper applies a framework of Critical Discourse Analysis informed by Theo vanLeeuwen’s theory of ‘legitimations’ and analyses the findings through the theoreticalframework of ‘Sociotechnical Imaginaries’. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE CONCEPTION OF THE BATTLE AGAINST HIV IN SOUTH AFRICA - A Critical Discourse Analysis of Speeches by Mandela, Mbeki and Zuma

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Esther DeBoer; [2021-10-04]
    Keywords : African languages; South Africa; HIV AIDS; Mandela; Mbeki; Zuma; Critical Discourse Analysis; Legitimation Theory; Silent Discourse;

    Abstract : In the past decade South Africa has enrolled the biggest antiretroviral treatment programme(ARV) in the world to treat HIV/AIDS. The country has had a hard time to deal with the diseasefor a long time, however, now seems to make progress in combatting the disease and even setsan example for other countries in the world in how to deal with the disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE FRENCH SECURITY AND DEFENCE ISSUE How does strategic culture help explain French views on common security and defence cooperation’s?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Annahita Ahmadi Daghdar; [2021-09-15]
    Keywords : Strategic culture; France; French strategic culture; French Security and defence; Discourse Analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore how the theory of strategic culture could provide a better understanding of France’s views on common security and defence cooperation, as well as gain better insight as to how it might explain the specific actions of France, with a focus on PeSCo and EI2. Previous research shows that the French had shifted their views on military cooperation in the last decade and simultaneously the types of threats against Europe had also changed during that time. READ MORE