Essays about: "Social embeddedness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words Social embeddedness.


    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Sholeh Takht Kooseh; [2018-07-04]
    Keywords : Migrant children; Online video game OVG ; Modality switching; Social embeddedness; Communication; Interaction; online weak ties;

    Abstract : Online video games are a mass phenomenon in today’s life that have become a leisure activity for many people, including children. One feature of the online video games is meeting others with more common interests which can help children find social networks to share common values and interests. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Wastefulness of the Environmental Movement - An Investigation into Sustainable Activism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Eva Junge; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable Activism; Climate Justice Movement; Ende Gelände; Sustainability; Scholar Activism; Participatory Action Research; Burn-Out; Overwork; Health; Capitalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how the Climate Justice Movement in Germany is set up today and how activists relate to and feel about their activism. Specifically, factors are investigated that make people feel unhappy about their activism or even leave the movement. READ MORE

  3. 3. Walking the Tightrope - An exploratory study of how Stockholm-based social enterprises manage the dilemma of embeddedness and disembeddedness

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

    Author : Anna Lena Hügel; Erika Ni; [2018]
    Keywords : social entrepreneurship; embeddedness; dilemma of embeddedness and disembeddedness; social networks;

    Abstract : Social entrepreneurship is a rising field of research and, in practice, a concept that bridges the public and private sector to offer solutions to social crises. With this thesis, we aim to contribute to the emerging body of literature by applying the concept of embeddedness to social entrepreneurship and investigating the dilemma of embeddedness and disembeddedness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Issue Competition in the 2017 German Federal Election Campaign : How did Right-Wing Populist Politicians of the AfD use Social Media to Navigate the Hybrid Media System?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Anna Scheibe; [2018]
    Keywords : Hybrid Media System; Issue Competition Theory; Populism; Political Communication; Facebook; Twitter; German Federal Election 2017;

    Abstract : A body of research has established the political relevance of Social Media (SM) platforms for populist parties, claiming that populist politicians utilize a ‘bypassing-strategy’. However, the rather reluctant employment of Facebook and Twitter by German citizens other than, for example, media professionals and politicians, raises questions of the utilization intention for public actors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nina Simone In Concert : Identifying Activism and Self-awareness Through Interactive Qualities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för musikvetenskap

    Author : Nadja Ali; [2018]
    Keywords : Nina Simone; musicology; performance study; interaction; self-awareness; activism.;

    Abstract : The singer and activist Nina Simone played a crucial role in the political and musical outcome of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s. This thesis aims to assess how Simone’s activism and self-awareness are expressed through interactive qualities by doing a case study of the performances of “Go Limp” and “Mississippi Goddam” on the live album In Concert. READ MORE