Essays about: "audit-culture"

Found 2 essays containing the word audit-culture.

  1. 1. Gotta go fast: Measured rationalities and rational measurements in the context of speedrunning

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Marcus Schmidt; [2018]
    Keywords : Audit culture; autonomy; communities of practice; Diablo 2; Habermas; instrumental rationality; Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time; Max Weber; Prey; speedrunning;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the Weberian notion of rationality in the context of speedrunning and the speedrunning community. By contrasting the instrumental rationality of the speedrunning practice with the value-oriented rationality of the community, it crystallizes the difference between "performing the metrics" as an extension of community values and as a function of externally imposed constraints. READ MORE

  2. 2. Counting on Numbers : Air Pollution, Risk, Residents and Local Media

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

    Author : Emilia Olszewska; [2016]
    Keywords : agenda-setting; audit-culture; civic engagement; counter-democracy; risk management; air pollution; environmental risk; Ethnographic Content Analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research investigates the construction of air pollution as a risk in local media. The aim of this paper is to map the factors influencing the reporting and response to the risk. As method, a case study and qualitative content analysis of local newspapers in Kraków is used. READ MORE