Essays about: "Meaning-Making"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 essays containing the word Meaning-Making.

  1. 1. "Un-masking the Mask-Issue". Examining People´s Meaning-Making Processes and Risk-Cultural Norms regarding Facemasks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Tim Arasimowicz; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Facemasks; Efficiency; Communication; Media diets; COVID-19; Sensemaking; Meaning-Making; Noticing; Acting; Risk Culture; Trust in Authorities; Anticipation; Accountability; Framing;

    Abstract : While most of the world quickly came to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden have mostly gone without, riding buses and metros, shopping for groceries, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls have covered up (Novus, 2021). Officials from the Swedish Public Health Authority (PHA) have repeatedly argued that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intimate listening : exploring audience's podcast experiences through the case of Ångestpodden

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

    Author : Anna Jaakonaho; [2021]
    Keywords : podcast; media; engagement; audience; listening; intimacy; affect; emotion; anxiety; mental illness; Ångestpodden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Anxiety is increasingly present in contemporary media cultures. In Sweden, Ångestpodden, freely translated as “The Anxiety Podcast”, can be seen as a part of this development. Ångestpodden is the focus of this thesis, which sees the podcast as an interesting case for investigating how anxiety saturates contemporary media experiences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ideologies Mediating Brands Taking a Political Stance: A Socio-cultural Perspective on How Consumers Draw from Different Ideologies in their Meaning-making of Brands that Take a Political Stance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maria Agustina Carbone; Agnes Ýr Pétursdóttir; [2021]
    Keywords : Consumer Culture Theory; Socio-cultural Perspective; Political Consumerism; Ideology; Responsibilization; Consumer Resistance; Governmentality.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : We aim to enhance the understanding of how consumers draw from different ideologies in their meaning-making of brands taking a political stance. This research used a qualitative approach, more specifically, a case-based approach and netnography. READ MORE

  4. 4. Connecting to nature in pre-school : a study of place experiences in a low-social economic area related to children´s development

    University essay from SLU/Department of People and Society

    Author : Amanda Guimarães Gabriel; [2021]
    Keywords : childhood place relations; sense of place in childhood; sense of place in childhood; children s development; outdoor place relations; nature and children s development; learning; low-social economic environments; vulnerable environments; narrative map;

    Abstract : Outdoor environments and nature could positively support pre-school children living in lowsocial economic urban environments. By valuing the role of lived experiences, this research explores how outdoor places and nature could support and counteract the widespread inequities that affect these children. READ MORE

  5. 5. Art history through a queer lens - Focalization and semiotics applied to two Instagram accounts dedicated to queer art history

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

    Author : Leo Hildebrand; [2021]
    Keywords : art history; queer; instagram; semiotics; semiosis; narratology; discourse; representation; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how queer art history is created through the interaction between two Instagram accounts, the art they post, and their followers. This thesis has analysed how the semiotic meaning-making construct a representation of queerness and what the effects are of a queer focalization in a social media context. READ MORE