Essays about: "civic engagement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 essays containing the words civic engagement.

  1. 1. Conceiving a talk show and civic talk through young women’s eyes : gender in an audience study on Indonesian talk show ‘Mata Najwa’

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Rania Savitri Mafiroh; [2019]
    Keywords : audience engagement; citizenship; civic cultures; civic agency; civic talk; civic mix; female audience; Indonesia; Mata Najwa; Najwa Shihab; intimate public sphere; patriarchal culture; spectrum of engagement; talk show; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on the agency of young Indonesian women audiences promoted by an Indonesia television talk show, Mata Najwa. The aim of the thesis is understanding the engagement of young Indonesian women with the programme and how they acquire knowledge from this public discussion talk show as their resource in having civic talk about political and social issues in Indonesia. READ MORE

  2. 2. The never ever perfect encyclopedia : an ethnographic analysis of participation in Wikipedia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Xiaotong Shen; [2019]
    Keywords : participation; deliberative discussion; governance; public sphere; civic cultures; online collaboration; online community; netnography; wikis; Wikipedia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Wikipedia represents ‘the sum of all human knowledge’ and is becoming the authoritative source on the Internet. As a collective work, how exactly are articles created by editors? The aim of the study is to seek the answer by use of participation theory. READ MORE

  3. 3. Here to be Heard : Digital feminist engagement with #MeTooinChina

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Lu Zheng; [2019]
    Keywords : feminist engagement in China; civic agency; civic engagement; #MeTooinChina; online political engagement; censorship; digital feminist activism; networked social movement; women’s rights movement in China; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study analyses Chinese people's engagement in #MeTooinChina against sexual assault and patriarchal norms in Chinese society by asking three main research questions: 1) Why and how do Chinese people engage with #MeTooinChina? 2) What challenges are they faced with in their engagement and how do these challenges influence their continuous engagement with #MeTooinChina? 3) How do they reflect on their engagement and evaluate the outcomes of #MeTooinChina? Theoretically the thesis draws on research into digital social movements, in particular in relation to feminist movements, as well as theories on the network society and how social media is used for political engagement. The notion of political engagement as based in emotions and affects is discussed in particular. READ MORE

  4. 4. Civil Society Advocacy for Decentralization and Youth Participation in Local Elections Through Facebook: The Tunisian Case

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Mohamed Eymen Gamha; [2019]
    Keywords : Decentralization; Advocacy; Local elections; Civil society; Civic engagement; Youth; Tunisia; North Africa;

    Abstract : This masters thesis discusses Tunisian civil society’s advocacy for decentralization and local elections throughout 2018 on Facebook, while considering age and gender dynamics. Existing studies provide an overview of the decentralization reform process in Tunisia and other countries in the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) region. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis of the political debate on citizenship testing in Sweden and the UK

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Nora Lindström; [2018-06-12]
    Keywords : engelska; SIK; citizenship testing; language testing; civic integration policy; immigration; political discourse; UK; Sweden; Europe;

    Abstract : In recent decades, more and more countries in the Western world have introduced higher requirements on language and civics skills for the granting of citizenship. This tendency has been referred to by Joppke (2007) as ‘the civic integration policy trend’. READ MORE