Essays about: "critical discourse analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 610 essays containing the words critical discourse analysis.

  1. 1. Representation and Stereotyping in Board Games. A Study of How Gender, Race, Sexuality, Ability and Age Are Portrayed in Strategic Board Games

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Maria Oliviander; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : representation; stereotypes; gender roles; board games; gender theory; intersectionality theory; cultivation theory;

    Abstract : The purpose of this investigation is to see if contemporary strategic board games maintain a stereotypical representation of different societal groups. The main objectives are to see to what extent different social groups are represented and how they are being represented. Special attention will be directed at stereotypes. READ MORE

  2. 2. CLAIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION Analyzing the understandings behind migration policy in the EU

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Peter Eleveld; [2019-01-17]
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    Abstract : This thesis aims to uncover how, through the common discourse, human rights violations occur in the European Union when it claims to protect and promote human rights. More specifically the question is asked in what way different understandings on human rights and sovereignty as they are held by the European Commission influence the discourse on migration in the EU. READ MORE

  3. 3. “CRISIS AND CRISIS FOR WHOM?” - A critical discourse analysis of how Swedish and British editorials framed the refugee crisis during the autumn of 2015

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Felicia Vikström; [2019-01-16]
    Keywords : Refugee crisis; Crisis; Editorials; Sweden; The UK; Framing Theory and Securitization Theory;

    Abstract : This Master thesis aims to conduct a critical discourse analysis of how Swedish and Britisheditorials covered the so-called "refugee crisis" during the autumn of 2015, specifically from Aug 1to Dec 31 st. The overall aim is to investigate the discursive construction of the crisis, which entailsinvestigating how the editorials framed the “crisis” and in what way it is a crisis: how the term wasconceptualised. READ MORE

  4. 4. Death becomes her. Journalistic portrayals of murdered women and their bodies as subject, object and abject in Swedish high profile murder cases

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för mediestudier

    Author : Maria Kjellman Wall; [2019]
    Keywords : media representation; crime journalism; objectification; abjection; murder; Thematic Analysis; Critical Discourse Analysis; Multimodal Visual Analysis; intersectionality; grief journalism; media and communication studies;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns how murdered women and their bodies are represented through written and visual language in tabloid crime journalism. Two Swedish high profile murders were chosen through a purposeful sampling, and 436 articles from Sweden's two largest tabloid newspapers, Aftonbladet and Expressen, were thematized through Thematic Analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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