Essays about: "Rhetoric"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 344 essays containing the word Rhetoric.

  1. 1. The “threat from abroad” and the breaking of the Swedish “cordon sanitaire” : A critical discourse analysis of right-wing party-political, online communication in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Hugo Ekström; [2022]
    Keywords : Radical right populism; immigration; criminality; political communication; Facebook; normalization; discursive shifts; moral panic; imaginaries; borderline discourse;

    Abstract : In the last decade, we have witnessed a new stage in the mainstreaming and normalization pro­cess of populist radical right policies and ideas in the Western world. This has resulted in in­creasing politicization of issues related to immigration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transgender and gender-diverse youth caught in the intersection of policy making, politics, gender-affirming care, and feminist discourse

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Julia Hagstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : Transgender youth; policy making; feminism; UK; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how presuppositions and assumptions can affect policy making, by investigating if anti-trans and 'gender critical' rhetoric may have affected the now reversed NHS policy ‘Amendments to service specification for gender identity development service for children and adolescents’ which directly influenced the still in use Karolinska University Hospital policy, ‘Policyförändring gällande hormonell behandling till minderåriga patienter med könsdysfori inom Tema Barn’. By using the Foucauldian inspired poststructural WPR policy analysis method by Bacchi and Goodwin, it was uncovered that the underlying assumptions and presuppositions of the hegemonic ‘truths’ the representation of the problem relied on, assumed dominance through an increase of anti-transgender and anti-gender-diverse rhetoric in political and public debates, and in media. READ MORE

  3. 3. ”a text… that shares my wonder”: A Survey of Three Contemporary Examples of Creative Criticism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Author : Sara Dahlberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Literary criticism; Creative Criticism; Affect; Rita Felski; Anne Carson; Doireann Ní Ghríofa; Vivian Gornick; The hermeneutics of suspicion; Paranoid Reading; Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In the last few decades, dissatisfaction with the prevailing critical paradigm ¬– what Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick as early as 1997 dubbed “paranoid” or “suspicious” reading – has grown significantly. This thesis is a survey of three recent works, The Albertine Workout (2014), Unfinished Business: Notes of A Chronic Re-Reader (2020), and A Ghost in the Throat (2020), that emerge from this discontent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teaching English in Sweden : A Look at the Rhetoric in the Federalist Papers

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Gustav Wetterlind; [2022]
    Keywords : Federalist Papers; Rhetoric; Swedish Curriculum; Ethos; Pathos;

    Abstract : This essay examines the possibility to use the Federalist Papers as authentic classroom material for English 7 within Sweden’s upper secondary school. To do this, three close readings have been done of the first, tenth and fifty-first essay amongst the Federalist Papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Swedish Aid policy in the Last 16 Years  Has the changing domestic politics affected it? : With focus on SD and the aftermath of 2015-refugee crises.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Tuka Al-haboobi; [2022]
    Keywords : International aid; development cooperation; domestic politics; policy change; Sweden; SD.;

    Abstract : For the last 60 years, Sweden has been known as a generous donor country. International development cooperation has become a principal objective of Swedish society. READ MORE