Essays about: "Foucault"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 255 essays containing the word Foucault.

  1. 1. Fiat lux: An analysis of light art through objecthood and embodied simulation, reflecting on the conceptuality and corporeality of the artistic medium

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Amanda Johansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Light art; space; illumination; atmospheres; embodiment; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Though established as a movement and recognised as artistic form, light art remains elusive and somewhat enigmatic in its definitions and categorisations. This thesis aims to contribute to the current discourse on light art by exploring the application of objecthood and embodied simulation whilst acknowledging the contextual, three-dimensional, spectacular, and anti-art qualities of the art form. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stuck in Routines? The Interaction Between Social Assistance and Unemployment Insurance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Sarah Hammar; [2022]
    Keywords : Social Assistance; Unemployment Insurance; Labor Market Policies; Incremental Institutional Change; Foucault; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There are many unemployed in Sweden that do not qualify for unemployment insurance and instead are referred to social assistance. In 2011 the Swedish Department of Finance issued a report suggesting changes to the current system. The proposed changes would make it easier for the unemployed to qualify for unemployment insurance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making her feel like a fairy : a study of young women engaging with selfie applications in China

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Yilin Yang; [2022]
    Keywords : selfie; media engagement; self-representation; the gaze; human body; audience research; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : It’s not unusual for young people these days to take and edit a selfie. With the rise of consumerist culture and the popularity of mobile Internet, nowadays selfie applications, including beauty cameras and photo-beautification applications, have become the most well-accepted products/brands among Chinese women, who have grown accustomed to showing only one exquisitely edited face in digital photos without any dirt or blemishes. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impermanence of Norms : A Study of Fahrenheit 451 Based on Foucauldian Concepts

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Anna-Pia Backlund; [2022]
    Keywords : Episteme; Michel Foucault; Ray Bradbury; Fahrenheit 451; knowledge; ignorance; norms; power.  ;

    Abstract : In 1953 Ray Bradbury wrote the novel Fahrenheit 451. The plot is set in a fictional, North American future. READ MORE

  5. 5. Power Structures in the Age of Sanatoria : A digital examination of historical patient experience in Mörsil, Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper (KV)

    Author : Elin Hansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sanatoriums LCSH ; Patient satisfaction LCSH ; Tuberculosis patients’ writings LCSH ; Tuberculosis--History LCSH ; Archival Materials--Digitization LCSH .; Sanatorier; Patientupplevelse; Tuberkulos; Digitalisering.;

    Abstract : Introduction. This thesis examines historical patients’ experiences of staying in sanatoria in Mörsil, Sweden, with a special focus on power structures within the institution. READ MORE