Essays about: "Rumour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word Rumour.

  1. 1. Under the shade of rumour refutation : a critical analysis of #PoliceRefuteRumour campaign on Chinese social media

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

    Author : Mingyi Fang; [2021]
    Keywords : Civic Culture; Antagonism and Hegemony; Myth; Rumour; Rumour refutation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Rumour refutation is a series of campaigns that the Chinese authorities invest in combating 'the overflow' of network rumours, especially since 2017. These campaigns reflect the Chinese's knowledge of rumour as false and harmful. READ MORE

  2. 2. Compartmental Models in Social Dynamics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik

    Author : Alice Graf Brolund; [2021]
    Keywords : social dynamics; social models; dynamical systems; cellular automata; segregation; collective action; polarisation; decision making; social epidemic; social recovery; rumour model; SIR; compartmental models; social dynamik; sociala modeller; dynamiska system; cellulär automat; segregation; polarisering; social epidemi; ryktesspridning; SIR;

    Abstract : The dynamics of many aspects of social behaviour, such as spread of fads and fashion, collective action, group decision-making, homophily and disagreement, have been captured by mathematical models. The power of these models is that they can provide novel insight into the emergent dynamics of groups, e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Violence Against Teachers in Sweden: The hidden side of School Violence

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Theodora Terzoudi; [2020]
    Keywords : adolescent delinquency; teacher victimisation; school violence; indirect violence; direct violence; multiple victimisation;

    Abstract : During the latest years, the phenomenon of violence against teachers has been a growing concern for contemporary schools all over the world (Bounds & Jenkins, 2018). Existing studies propose increasing prevalence estimates (McMahon et al., 2017) and various harmful consequences for victims and schools (Wilson et al., 2011; Huang et al. READ MORE

  4. 4. Motivation hos djurägare : en kvalitativ innehållsanalys

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Jasmine Forsman; [2012]
    Keywords : motivation hos djurägare; compliance; kvalitativ innehållsanalys; kommunikation; djuromvårdnad; djursjukskötare;

    Abstract : AIM The aim of this paper was to clarify some of the factors that motivates pet owners to follow advice and instructions from veterinary nurses, so called compliance. METHOD An empirical study with an inductive approach was conducted, and a qualitative content analysis was performed. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Thesis in Decline: Understanding Company Internal Reactions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Joakim Hagberg; Björn Wretfeldt; [2011]
    Keywords : case study; decline; detection; dysfunctional behaviour; punctuated equilibrium model;

    Abstract : The present thesis aims to further the understanding of company internal reactions to decline. More specifically, the authors make two explorative case studies, looking into three areas that have been described as particularly problematic during decline by previous literature and by practitioners. READ MORE