Essays about: "civic engagement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the words civic engagement.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Indonesian travel bloggers : the empowered negotiators

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Aryo Prionggo; [2018]
    Keywords : Travel Bloggers; Indonesia; Participatory Culture; Intrinsic Motivation; Extrinsic Motivation; Digital Media; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite aiming for more civic engagement in tourism industry, The Indonesian Tourism Board effort to transform more citizen to become government-version of travel bloggers was faced by a protest since some travel bloggers didn’t feel common values exist. Therefore, this thesis identifies travel blogger’s intrinsic and extrinsic motivations by recognizing the transformation process that develops regular bloggers to be travel bloggers in the context of digital participatory culture. READ MORE

  3. 3. "There's no I in team" : A study of roles of civil society in Holmsund, and it’s connection to constructions of Holmsund

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Irma Olofsson; [2018]
    Keywords : civic engagement; civil society; centre-periphery; radical democracy; spatialized power relations;

    Abstract : The civil society and civic engagement is a prerequisite for democracy (Putnam, 1994), and in the form of the popular movements it has in many ways defined the Swedish democracy. This thesis focuses on the locality Holmsund located in the municipality of Umeå, Holmsund has a history that are in ways defined by activeness from civil society in similarity with many other places in Sweden (Ambjörnsson, 2001). READ MORE

  4. 4. Saving dogs from dinner plates: An analysis of Animal Welfare Organizations’ strategies to end South Korea’s dog meat trade through advocacy, civic engagement, and social change

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Hanna Rhodin; [2018]
    Keywords : Communication for Development; Animal welfare; Advocacy campaign; Dog meat trade; Dog meat farm; South Korea; Social change;

    Abstract : Human consumption of dog meat in South Korea has been a topic of international scrutiny since the 1980s. This paper presents the findings of a research into how Korean and international animal welfare organizations design and implement initiatives that aim to bring an end to the dog meat trade, increase civic engagement and affect social change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond the "lulz" : audience engagement with political memes in the case of Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Lestarini Saraswati Hapsoro; [2018]
    Keywords : audience engagement; citizenship; civic engagement; civic agency; civic cultures; democracy; election memes; Pilkada DKI; political memes; political discourse; political dissent; Setya Novanto; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the roles of Internet memes as a form of contemporary political discourse in Indonesia from the individual perspective of audience members. In-depth qualitative interviews with fourteen Indonesian young adults were conducted to understand the ways in which they engage and create meaning of political memes, allowing for a closer examination on the media’s potential for contribution to civic cultures. READ MORE