Essays about: "consumption"

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  1. 1. CULTIVATION EFFECTS IN A FRAGMENTED MEDIA ENVIRONMENT. Examining the reciprocal relationship between selective media use and crime perceptions

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

    Author : Angelica M. A Cöster; [2020-07-21]
    Keywords : media effects; cultivation theory; the reinforcement spirals model; selective exposure; alternative media; crime perceptions; first-order effects; interpersonal communication; media content analysis; structural equation modelling; cross-lagged panel model;

    Abstract : Our media environment has changed rapidly since the cultivation theory was proposed by Gerbner in the late '60s. The amount of news media content has increased to an unprecedented level and the surge of alternative media sites has given news media consumers the option to selectively expose themselves to news that conveys a version of reality which is aligned with their own perceptions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental knowledge and motivated beliefs in flight consumption -An economic approach to cognitive dissonance and motivated reasoning

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Alexander Eriksson; Peter Stelleck; [2020-07-10]
    Keywords : Economics; Labeled choice experiment; Environmental knowledge; Cognitive dissonance; Motivated beliefs; Stated preferences; Conditional logit; Environment; Transport;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Veganism through an intersectional lens:A study on racial perspectives in the Swedish vegan community

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Rosita Lindgren; [2020-07-07]
    Keywords : veganism; the vegan community; whiteness; privilege; vegans of color; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; representation; Sweden;

    Abstract : During the past decade, veganism has increased in the global North. In current debates in theU.S., the vegan community has been accused of being a white, privileged lifestyle movementthat reinforces neoliberal attitudes and colonial influences of universalism, color blindness,and capitalist consumption. READ MORE

  4. 4. The potential impact of a European Fuel Tax on fuel demand and on the environment.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Amanda Eriksson; Victor Sahlin; [2020-07-06]
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    Abstract : Aviation emissions are increasing drastically along with an increasing de- mand for aviation globally. Even though energy efficiency has been improved significantly, it is far from enough to meet the desired climate goals. READ MORE

  5. 5. #BuyNowPayL8r -The Influence of Social Media on Consumer Credit Behavior

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Henrik Lättman; Anton Rosdahl; [2020-07-03]
    Keywords : social media; consumer credit; indebtedness; behavioral economics; time preferences; social comparison; relative- income and consumption; normative perceptions; envy;

    Abstract : Amplified by the introduction of the smartphone, which is now integrated in nearly every aspect of daily life, consumer credit-financed purchases are more accessible than ever and can now be spontaneously made in a matter of minutes. The aim of this thesis is to investigate the relationship between various financial decisions and time spent on social media (SMT). READ MORE