Essays about: "Essentialism."

Showing result 6 - 10 of 15 essays containing the word Essentialism..

  1. 6. Liberalism or Barbarism - A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Swedish state’s discourse on the matter of ‘violence affirming extremism’

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Matilda Renkvist Quisbert; [2015]
    Keywords : political violence; Critical Discourse Analysis; antagonism; agency; moralizing discourse; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The term ‘violence affirming extremism’ has become the dominating way of describing political violence in Sweden. This thesis aims to analyze the construction of the discourse that centers at this term, how it affects the social context in Sweden and what possible purposes could found for this discourse for the Swedish state. READ MORE

  2. 7. The art of falsifying

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Kenneth Rönholt; [2015]
    Keywords : Authenticity; social media; public relations; framing; advisor; political communication; Baudrillard; Eco; hyperreality; grounded theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Top politicians are increasingly using social media to create perceptions of authenticity but social media challenges taken-for-granted notions of authenticity, as people cannot see who is the creator of the perceived authenticity. Applying a grounded theory approach, this study conducted in-depth interviews with communication advisors assigned to Danish top politicians and developed a theory of how communication advisors can use social media to create perceived authenticity of top politicians. READ MORE

  3. 8. Iranian Migration to Sweden: Identity-Processes and Integration Strategies Among Iranian Immigrant Men and Women

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Tashina Alavi; [2014]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Previous research has showed that Iranian immigrant women integrate easier and have a more positive attitude towards the Swedish society than Iranian men when they resettle here. In light of this, I employ a gender and social identity approach with the intent to understand the integration differences between Iranian immigrant men and women from Iran who live in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 9. Countering the Menstrual Mainstream A Study of the European Menstrual Countermovement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Persdotter Josefin; [2013-11-11]
    Keywords : abjectfication; agential realism; autoethnography; autonetnography; Constructionism; Europe; essentialism; ethnography; feminism; hyper-personalisation; Menstrual Countermovement; menstrual; activism; menstruation; netnography; Post-Constructionism; political consumerism; queer feminism; social movement; women’s movement;

    Abstract : Introducing the term the ”Menstrual Countermovement”: the mass of actions, and agents that purposefully work towards challenging the repressive mainstream menstrual discourse of shame and silence, this researchfocuses on a spatiotemporal context previously unstudied: Europe, late 2000’s - early 2010‘s. The dual aim of the study is to contribute to a 1) diversification and broadening of the understanding of the movement as a whole, and (2) continuing the work of previous research further exploring the movement’s place withinfeminism. READ MORE

  5. 10. PROBLEMATIZING THE “PROTESTANT HISTORIOGRAPHIC MYTH” APPLIED TO BOUNDARY DEMARCATIONS AND THE MAKING OF PAULINISM IN COLOSSIANS

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Bibelvetenskap

    Author : Petter Spjut; [2013]
    Keywords : Religion; Colossians; Paul; New Testament; Opponents; Syncretism; Essentialism; Historiography; Critical Theory; Protestant Historiographic Myth;

    Abstract : In spite of a lively debate during the last century, there is still no scholarly consensus about the identity of the opponents in Colossians. The aim of this essay is not to put forward yet another attempt to solve this complex historical problem, but rather to examine how boundaries are drawn between the author and the opponents in Colossians and how similar boundaries are maintained, developed or even created in scholarly historiography. READ MORE