Essays about: "commodification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the word commodification.

  1. 1. Distributing ‘learning’ for everyone, everywhere

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hilla Aaltio; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Finnish education export; neoliberalism in education; equity discourses; equality discourses;

    Abstract : During the past decades, global education policies and practices have experienced a neoliberalturn, which has changed the discourse around education. Instead of being regarded as a publicservice, education has become loaded with expectations of effective production of the humancapital and financial profits. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tulips, cheese and bikes? : Constructing the Netherlands through nation branding on the website Holland.com

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Anne lot Gerritsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Nation branding; Holland brand; Holland.com; The Netherlands; Critical Discourse Analysis; National Identity; Ideology;

    Abstract : In the globalized world of today, more and more countries are constructing themselves as authentic and unique in order to attract potential tourists. Nation branding is being used as a tool to commodify the country. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Comparative Analysis of France and the UK’s Policies towards Surrogacy through a Marxist and Gender Approach

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Stephanie Baras; [2019]
    Keywords : Surrogacy; marxism; gender; european union; policies;

    Abstract : This research paper aims to analyze France and the UK’s policies on surrogacy from a marxist and gender perspective. It will also look at the EU’s normative role as surrogacy is a practice that can be perceived as contradictory to the EU’s values as there are a number of issues that arise due to cross-border surrogacy arrangements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conceptually androgynous : The production and commodification of gender in Korean pop music

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Petter Almqvist-Ingersoll; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender; masculinity; commercialism; queer; Marxism;

    Abstract : Stemming from a recent surge in articles related to Korean masculinities, and based in afeminist and queer Marxist theoretical framework, this paper asks how gender, with a specificfocus on what is referred to as soft masculinity, is constructed through K-pop performances, aswell as what power structures are in play. By reading studies on pan-Asian masculinities andgender performativity - taking into account such factors as talnori and kkonminam, andinvestigating conceptual terms flower boy, aegyo, and girl crush - it forms a baseline for aqualitative research project. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tourists’ expectations of their encounter with indigenous communities in the context of indigenous tourism: Western tourists’online reviews of OvaHimba cultural villages in Namibia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Fredrika Sweno; [2019]
    Keywords : indigenous tourism; authenticity; Namibia; tripadvisor reviews; western tourists; cultural exoticism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Indigenous tourism is a debated topic as the lifestyle and culture of indigenous groups are increasingly being promoted as tourist attractions, especially by tourism promotors targeting tourists in more developed countries. Indigenous tourism has become a widely adopted approach used to generate income for indigenous communities, and to the countries in which they are located. READ MORE