Essays about: "Foucault"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 274 essays containing the word Foucault.

  1. 1. Governing through freedom and responsibility: A qualitative study examining the expression of neoliberal governmentality in strategies concerning Swedish foreign development aid

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kajsa Sund; [2023-10-26]
    Keywords : development; Swedish aid; SIDA; governmentality; neoliberal governmentality; Micheal Foucault; Global studies;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate exercises of power in Swedish foreign development aid, ultimately answering the question of how aid is governed. This is done by conducting an abductive qualitative content analysis exploring four actor-focused aid strategies guiding The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). READ MORE

  2. 2. THE IMPACT OF PLATFORM- BASED DATAFICATION ON PEDAGOGY

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Chukwuemeka Anazia; [2023-03-20]
    Keywords : datafication; ; platformization; ; pedagogy; ; standardized tests; ; accountability; ; school governance;

    Abstract : urpose: This qualitative meta-synthesis examined how the impact of digital datafication on pedagogical practices in European schools is addressed in existing research. It explored the interplay between school governance, datafication and digitization of teacher and student practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pursuing Peace: Strategies Employed by INGOs to Foster Trust between Tamil and Sinhala Communities in Post-Conflict Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Perla Gabay; [2023]
    Keywords : Sinhala; Tamil; Strategy; Governmentality; Discourse; Foucault; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to examine how INGOs in Sri Lanka work to increase social capital and trust between two specific ethnic groups- the Tamils and Sinhala. The study uses a qualitative approach, where this dissertation draws on Michel Foucault’s Discourse Analysis with the concepts of power/knowledge and governmentality as central themes in the empirical data. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unsettling Norms : Negotiating Dominant Culture in 'The Addams Family'

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Madelina Barve; [2023]
    Keywords : Popular Culture; Counter-Hegemony; The Addams Family; Genre; Aesthetics;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the three most popular and acclaimed live-action versions of The AddamsFamily, those being the 1964-1966 sitcom The Addams Family, the 1993 film Addams FamilyValues, and Netflix’s 2022 series Wednesday, to understand how these popular culture textsnegotiate dominant norms and culture in American society. These iterations cover sixty years of cultural negotiation on non-conformity and each attend to a specific politics of conformity in their time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Objects in The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell : The Didactical Benefit of Drawing on Michel Foucault and Cathy Caruth to Teach About Objects in the Literary Classroom

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Disa Lundvall; Edita Gubetini; [2023]
    Keywords : garments; Foucault; trauma theory; The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox; Maggie O Farrell;

    Abstract : This paper investigates garments as containers of stories in Maggie O’Farrell’s The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox (2007). Michel Foucault’s ideas about penal practice are used to study how items of clothing are used to discipline the female body and sexuality. READ MORE