Essays about: "Laclau and Mouffe"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 essays containing the words Laclau and Mouffe.

  1. 1. BASED, REDPILLED, AND FPBP. Examining identification through discursive/affective practices on 4chan/pol/

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Henrik Bergius; [2022-02-08]
    Keywords : Affect; Discourse; 4chan; Fascism; Radicalization; Disciplining; Online political space;

    Abstract : In a political landscape increasingly more influenced by far-right populism, the potential for political projects aiming to expand democracy is challenged. With the internet becoming an important arena for political discussion, this begs the question of how online spaces function as politically radicalizing. READ MORE

  2. 2. No longer red, but a rainbow-coloured plague: the influence of ontological insecurities on the anti-gender discourse in Poland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Kinga Baranowska; [2022]
    Keywords : anti-genderism chosen trauma discourse gender ideology gendered nationalism ontological security; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years anti-genderism has increased in popularity, as the populist parties, illiberal governments and conservative groups have begun to implement the discourse into their politics. The discourse can function as a symbolic glue, political tool as well as part of the religious narrative. READ MORE

  3. 3. Myth and Othering in EU Enlargement Discourse : The Case of Kosovo’s European Integration

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper (KV)

    Author : Ejner Pedersen Trenter; [2022]
    Keywords : Political myth; liminality; discourse analysis; Kosovo; EU enlargement; Europeanness;

    Abstract : This paper argues that the EU’s enlargement discourse can be understood as a formof political myth wherein a subject must align itself with an fantasmatic ideal type ofEuropean state. It works through positing a past from which the subject must advance,and a mythical horizon towards which the subject strives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban Music : A qualitative empirical study of post-BLM media discourse

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Adam Remetancik; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban music; Black Lives Matter BLM ; Discourse analysis; Laclau and Mouffe; Postcolonialism; Media discourse; Music periodicals;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to analyze the difference between post-BLM media discourse surrounding urban music in the US and UK music periodicals. It follows the Interpretivist paradigm, assuming the social constructionist epistemological position, the idealist ontology and the abductive logic of inquiry. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Emergence of Nation Sub-Branding: A Case Study on the Discourses of 'The National Developer of Egypt'

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Amr Ammar; [2021]
    Keywords : Nation branding; sub-branding; social justice; hegemony; Laclau and Mouffe’s Theory of Discourse; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the emerging strategy of nation sub-branding and critically argues for the domestic implications it has on national identities and the falsely promoted tradition of social justice. The study situates itself within the critical cultural stream of nation branding research, rejecting, however, prior scholarly presumption that a segmented nation brand could mean less marginalization. READ MORE