Essays about: "beliefs"

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  1. 1. ‘’Now, God himself is preaching’’: Perspectives on the Spanish flu from magazines affiliated with the Church of Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Love Karlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Spanish flu; Spanska sjukan; Church of Sweden; Församlingsbladet; Svensk Kyrkotidning; Pandemic; Epidemic;

    Abstract : This study explores how the Church of Sweden was impacted by the Spanish flu in 1918-1920 and how people affiliated with the church interpreted the pandemic theologically. The material analyzed is trade-magazines for people affiliated with the Church from the relevant years. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Pursuit of environmentally-friendly transportation: The role of two advocacy coalitions in developing emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles in the EU

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Bergh; [2020-11-06]
    Keywords : heavy-duty vehicles; emission standards; the automotive industry; environmental concerns; advocacy coalitions; governance; beliefs; policy-oriented learning;

    Abstract : In recent years, the environment has become a central theme in the EU. Policies for protecting the environment have been adopted, while, at the same time, the EU has developed into a multi-layered political system subject to lobbying and maintaining of interests in the policy-making process. READ MORE

  3. 3. EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN ONLINE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS STUDENTS’ CONCEPTION OF ESD/SD AND DEVELOPMENT OF CRITICAL THINKING

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    Author : Kubista Barbora; [2020-10-27]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development SD ; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Online learning; ICT; Critical thinking; Adult learning;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to examine students' beliefs about "education for sustainable development", "sustainable development" and development of critical thinking after experiencing online interactions with peers and teachers in an online programme focused on education for sustainable development (Education for Sustainable Development Master´s Programme at University of Gothenburg). Theory: Four concepts were introduced to bring together the theoretical framework; "education for sustainable development", "online learning environment", "adult learning" and "critical thinking". READ MORE

  4. 4. Media use and subjective social cohesion. Examining the reciprocal relationship between use and subjective social cohesion.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Mislav Bitanga; [2020-10-12]
    Keywords : Media use; subjective social cohesion;

    Abstract : There is quite a broad consensus among scholars about the importance of social cohesion. However, the field has often been criticised for the lack of agreement regarding the conceptualisation of social cohesion. Without a consolidated concept, the field has struggled to accumulate empirical data on the phenomenon. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender dynamics in media-driven belief polarization - disentangling reinforcing processes behind media usage and perception of societal issues

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Lisa Axelsson; [2020-08-19]
    Keywords : Reinforcing spirals; selective exposure; media effects; alternative media; gender gap; interpersonal communication; belief polarization;

    Abstract : In academia as well as in mainstream media, people are voicing concern that a fragmented media environment, entailing an immense increase of alternative media, may motivate selective exposure, in turn leading to increasingly polarized perceptions of society among the public. Consulting the theory of reinforcing spirals (RSM), there is ample evidence for a reciprocal relationship between selective media exposure and sociotropic beliefs – potentially sparking polarization dynamics. READ MORE