Essays about: "Moral Values of Life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 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. Moral Relativism or Moral Universalism? : A Comparative Case Study of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Recommendations towards Myanmar and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kim Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Democratic Public’s Republic of Korea; descriptive idea analysis; moral relativism; moral universalism; Myanmar; Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; Responsibility to Protect;

    Abstract : Two theories that are becoming more established within the doctrine of international politics are moral relativism and moral universalism, but none of these theories have been applied to real life cases. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to investigate if the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) arguments regarding the human rights violations in Myanmar and the Democratic Public’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), are more similar to the moral relativism theory or more similar to the moral universalism theory and if there are any differences between the arguments. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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