Essays about: "NORM"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 684 essays containing the word NORM.

  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. FROM STATUS TO STIGMA: THE DISCURSIVE JOURNEY OF LEISURE TRAVEL DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Simon Nordh; Olof Hedin; Christian Sahlgren; [2021-07-02]
    Keywords : Discourse Analysis; Leisure Travel; COVID-19 Pandemic; Stigma; Polarization;

    Abstract : MSc in Marketing and Consumption.... READ MORE

  3. 3. “PROMOTING OUR EUROPEAN WAY OF LIFE” A case of newly arrived refugees participation in the establishment program in the municipality of Mark – Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Christopher Nsoh; [2021-07-01]
    Keywords : Establishment program; newly arrived quota refugees; norms and values; diffusion; European Union EU ; policy; participation; communication; municipality; ; goal; legislation; member states MS ; obligation; engagement; responsibility;

    Abstract : This thesis presents an interpretation of the EU’s utilisation of norms through the establishment program for regular immigrants. The focus and interest are on newly arrived quota refugees in the Swedish municipality of Mark. Through the paradigm of norm diffusion, one can understand European norms and how they are used to attain set goals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Explicit or implicit? Norm communication and people's experiences of normative influence attempts

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/ Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Sonja Dahlgren; [2021-06-14]
    Keywords : social norms; communication;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study was to provide a first experimental test of explicitly versus implicitly communicated descriptive norms. It was hypothesized that both explicitly and implicitly communicated norms would be more influential (i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. ENVIRONMENTAL RADIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF KVARNTORPSHÖGEN Dose and Radiological Risk Assessments for Humans and Biota

    University essay from

    Author : Felicia Hultqvist; [2021-04-06]
    Keywords : Medical physics; NORM; TENORM; Shale ash; Uranium; Polonium; Radiological risk; Humans; Biota;

    Abstract : Background: The pile Kvarntorpshögen and the lakes Surpölen and Norrtorpssjön are the remains of an industry which mined and processed oil shales to extract oil during World War II. The pile mainly consists of shale ash, a waste from the production, while the lakes are nowadays water-filled mining pits. READ MORE