Essays about: "critical discourse analysis"

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  1. 1. Am I not a woman even when I am pregnant?: An analysis of the development of fetal rights in policy documents in Europe and how pregnant women are fetal containers and second-class citizens

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Danielle Fröstad; [2021-10-14]
    Keywords : Pregnant women; Fetal containers; Second-class citizens; Fetal rights; Women’s rights; Policing; Human rights; Biopower; Biopolitics;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the development of fetal rights in policy documents in Europe and how fetal rights and the protection of fetal life can be a part of the discussion of how pregnant women are associated with being “fetal containers” and(/or) “second-class citizens”. The study aims to identify different articles and paragraphs in policy documents that can identify the connection between fetal rights and pregnancy rights and how pregnant women are “fetal containers” and(/or) “second-class citizens”. READ MORE

  2. 2. IDENTITY & TECHNO-UTOPIANISM.A Critical Discourse Analysis of Marketing Material and their Sociotechnical Imaginaries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/JMG - Inst f journalistik och masskomm

    Author : Åberg Albin; [2021-10-12]
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    Abstract : This research paper sets out to investigate the messaging present in a corpus of textsgathered from Acxiom’s, an American data-analysis and ‘Identity Solutions’-company,website. The paper applies a framework of Critical Discourse Analysis informed by Theo vanLeeuwen’s theory of ‘legitimations’ and analyses the findings through the theoreticalframework of ‘Sociotechnical Imaginaries’. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE CONCEPTION OF THE BATTLE AGAINST HIV IN SOUTH AFRICA - A Critical Discourse Analysis of Speeches by Mandela, Mbeki and Zuma

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Esther DeBoer; [2021-10-04]
    Keywords : African languages; South Africa; HIV AIDS; Mandela; Mbeki; Zuma; Critical Discourse Analysis; Legitimation Theory; Silent Discourse;

    Abstract : In the past decade South Africa has enrolled the biggest antiretroviral treatment programme(ARV) in the world to treat HIV/AIDS. The country has had a hard time to deal with the diseasefor a long time, however, now seems to make progress in combatting the disease and even setsan example for other countries in the world in how to deal with the disease. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable or sustaining status quo? A critical analysis on depoliticization and the European Green Deal

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elin Adolfsson; [2021-09-02]
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    Abstract : Green New Deals is a relatively new phenomenon in environmental policy which takes a holistic approach and aims to bridge ecological sustainability and social justice. In 2019, the European Union became the first major economy to adopt and implement such a policy agenda. READ MORE

  5. 5. PORTRAYAL OF ADOPTION IN SWEDISH NEWS MEDIA. A transitivity analysis of social actors in the 2018 Chile adoption news story.

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Maria Saloranta; [2021-08-25]
    Keywords : News media; adoption; critical discourse analysis; transitivity analysis; portrayal; representation;

    Abstract : The current study researches how adoption stakeholders are portrayed inSwedish news media by applying a transitivity framework to analyze online newsarticles. The news articles in focus concern adoptions made in the 1970s from Chile toSweden with possible ties to human trafficking. READ MORE