Essays about: "crime"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 511 essays containing the word crime.

  1. 1. What’s the Problem with Sex Trafficking? : A case study on the European Union’s Policy and Legal Framework

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Carina Bach; [2021]
    Keywords : WPR; Policy; European Union; Sex trafficking; Governmentality; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : This study questions the way sex trafficking is constructed by the EU in their public policy exploring what potential implications exist by the way sex trafficking is problematised. Hence, the objective of this study is to understand how the EU constructs the problem of sex trafficking in their policies, and how this can lead to further policy implications for eradicating sex trafficking. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT, VIOLENT CRIME AND VIOLENCE-RELATED BEHAVIOUR

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Natalia Eriksson; [2020-07-01]
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    Abstract : This is a panel data study over 289 Swedish municipalities for the period of 2000–2018. The purpose of this study is to reinvestigate the relationship between long-term unemployment and violent crime, as well as alcohol-drugs-related behaviour. READ MORE