Essays about: "activist"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 110 essays containing the word activist.

  1. 1. Who are the Hilltop Youth? : Perception of self vs. Perception of researchers

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Felicia Lindqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Hilltop Youth; HY; Israel; price tag; activists; self-categorization; protracted social conflict;

    Abstract : This qualitative study focuses on perceptions of actors within protracted social conflicts and the value of using self-categorization as a tool to increase understanding of conflict actors as a step towards to finding alternative solutions. It compares self-perceptions of the Hilltop Youth, a radical settler group in the West Bank region in the Middle East, to categorizations used in all of the established literature on the group. READ MORE

  2. 2. Between Personal and Professional : Swedish journalists' perception of professional ethics in the wake of the #MeToo movement

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Linnea Åsfjäll; [2020]
    Keywords : #MeToo; activism; journalism culture; professional ethics; professional identity; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis is a qualitative study that examines the correlation between the activist movement #MeToo and the possible effects it had on journalists’ professional conduct with regard to ethics, through the theoretical framework of journalism culture and patriotic journalism. The analysis is based on six semi- structured interviews with journalists that were involved in publications during the height of the #MeToo movement in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. TIME's Person of the Year 2019: A framing analysis about Greta Thunberg in the U.S. mainstream media

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Christina Abdulahad; Una Nyberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Strategic communication; Mainstream media; Mass media; Media biases; Content Analysis; Media framing; Semiotics; Greta Thunberg; United States; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Under 2019 ägde världens största klimatdemonstration rum med den svenska klimataktivisten Greta Thunberg i fronten. Samtidigt meddelade den amerikanska presidenten Donald Trump att USA skulle dra sig ur Parisavtalet. Mediernas gestaltning påverkar samhällsdiskurser och utgör därmed ett viktigt koncept inom strategisk kommunikation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Framing a Climate Crisis : A descriptive framing analysis of how Greta Thunberg inspired the masses to take to the streets

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Murray; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Movements; Framing; Greta Thunberg; Participation; Mobilization; Fridays for Future; Climate change;

    Abstract : During the twenty-first century attention towards climate change and its consequences has increased significantly and somehow it reached its peak when young activist Greta Thunberg started what has become one of the largest movements for the climate in 2018. Her school strike has created debate and given rise to demonstrations and collective actions around the globe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fridays for what future? : a case study on the collective action framing of the Swedish environmental movement

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Lucas Mcnabb; [2020]
    Keywords : Fridays For Future; collective action frame; framing; climate change; social movement; Sweden;

    Abstract : Climate protests under the banner Fridays For Future have increased in scale and frequency since they began in August 2018. Protests are in the present research understood as significant discursive arenas that are instrumental in societal knowledge production, prompting the aim of the present research to empirically explore how specific knowledges about climate change are communicated by the movement. READ MORE