Essays about: "Moral Values of Life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words Moral Values of Life.

  1. 1. Treacherous Words : How Climate Change Conspiracy Sceptics use Conceptual Metaphors to Extinguish our Future

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Ida-Maria Chvostek; [2019]
    Keywords : United States of America; conservative think tanks; critical metaphor analysis; IPCC; framing;

    Abstract : This study examined the metaphors used in contemporary American conservative discourse between October 2018 and March 2019, focusing on material published by conservative think tanks (CTTs) and tweets made by Republican senators in relation to climate change. For the CTTs, a domain-specific corpus (36,388 words) was compiled and a smaller corpus (3967 words) was assembled based on 135 tweets. READ MORE

  2. 2. How is animal welfare internalized in consumers’ purchase decision? : a means-end chain analysis

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Marie Palmér; Maria Humble; [2018]
    Keywords : Consumer behaviour; Farm animal welfare; Laddering; Means-end chain; Personal values; Point of purchase; Pork; Purchase decision;

    Abstract : As a consumer, the choice of what food to buy can be rather challenging due to the great supply of items and each item’s set of various product attributes. Consumer behavior is often viewed as goal-oriented, and by choosing a specific product or brand, the consumer will satisfy or achieve his or her broad life goal - a symbolic, personal value. READ MORE

  3. 3. The particular politics of the home : Domestication and parental practices of digital games in everyday life

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Magnus Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Domestication theory; digital games; problem gaming; everyday studies; morals; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The masters thesis The particular politics of the home - domestication and parental practices of digital games in everyday life aims at providing a closer look at how games played on phones, consoles or computers are regulated within the everyday of family life. Through semi-structured interviews with nine parents, the author creates understanding for how digital games are not only tied to the moral project of the home, but have their values negotiated in relation to public discourses around games, focused on the perceived harmful aspects. READ MORE

  4. 4. You are what you eat online : the phenomenon of mediated eating practices and their underlying moral regimes in Swedish “What I eat in a day” vlogs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Christine Sandal; [2018]
    Keywords : foodies; food vlog; aestheticisation; micro celebrity; everyday expertise; eating practices; practice theory; field theory; cultural intermediaries; cultural change; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Western societies, with increasingly salient mediation processes, eating, too, has become an entanglement of offline and online practices. Food as carrier of values has never merely satisfied bodily needs, which makes it essential to investigate mediated eating practices and emerging digital foodscapes in order to understand how they change everyday life, but also culture at large. READ MORE

  5. 5. Computers as tools for ethical decision making

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Christian Rick; [2015]
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    Abstract : ew technology gives rise to new moral problems and dilemmas. We can therefore no longer be sure that our previously collected moral knowledge for dealing with everyday life situations applies to the new situations that arise as a consequence of modern technology. READ MORE