Essays about: "Manuel Castells"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words Manuel Castells.

  1. 1. Under our own eyes - Mothers in search for consciousness and social change in Brazil

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Fernanda Favaro; [2019]
    Keywords : motherhood; communication for development; participatory communication; work rights; feminism; networks; social media; empowerment; conscientization; dialogue; gender equality; Brazil; mumpreneurship;

    Abstract : This case study provides an analysis on how working women mothers in Brazil articulate themselves in a feminist network born on social media (Maternativa) to generate collective empowerment, raise awareness about oppression and mobilize around work rights. Using qualitative methods such as insider participant observation, interviews and content analysis, it investigates how participatory-related communicative practices and feminism interplay on digital and interpersonal environments fostering dialogue, conscientization and, potentially, a “political turn” in the collective’s agenda. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ideological Misinformation: How News Corp Australia amplifies the discourses of the reactionary right

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Dean Gallagher; [2019]
    Keywords : ideological misinformation; the left; network society; free speech; extremism; critical discourse analysis; News Corp; far-right;

    Abstract : This paper analyses the interactions between Australian mainstream media and social media political influencers and how these interactions amplify ideological misinformation. Social media, particularly YouTube, is increasingly a primary source of news and information for people, principally in the younger 18 – 35-year demographic. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Pirate Parties’ Globality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Monique Morisse; [2014-08-15]
    Keywords : Pirate Party; Globalization; Network Society; Notions of Democracy; Structural Constraints;

    Abstract : In the following, one transnational - and potentially global - phenomenon will be discussedby asking ‘how do the members of the Pirate Party perceive the Pirate Parties’ globality?’ Inthe first part of this paper, the structures surrounding the Pirate Party are described. It willbe argued that the Pirate Party can be regarded as an allegory for globalization. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conducting the Personal Brand : Sociological investigations on brand and identity for one-person enterprisers at social networks sites

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Jonas Bååth; [2012]
    Keywords : social media; social network sites; sociology; entrepreneurship; Goffman; Castells; identity; brand; ethnographic methods.;

    Abstract : The object of this master’s dissertation has been to investigate one-person enterprisers’ (OPE) experiences of conducting both personal identity and brand at social network sites (SNS). The purposes of this research have been to elaborate on sociological theories of brand and identity in a network society context and to present hypotheses on how SNS can be developed to empower all OPEs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Motstånd i en ny värld -en studie om nätverkande motstånd via internet

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management

    Author : Rasmus Malmborg; [2012]
    Keywords : Motstånd; Internet; Information; Stop Online Piracy Act; Nätverk; Castells; Rheingold; Frågeformulär; Observation;

    Abstract : Motstånd mot policy, lagförslag, politik, ja allt, har funnits i alla tider. Men idag lever vi i ett samhälle som konstant är uppkopplat mot internet. READ MORE