Essays about: "cultural hegemony"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words cultural hegemony.

  1. 1. The elephant in the protest march: socially organised denial within climate movements at the UNFCCC

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Frances Mills; [2021]
    Keywords : UNFCCC; climate change; environmental activism; social movements; NGOs; cultural hegemony; NGOization; socially organised denial; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2011, Kari Norgaard detailed how socially organised denial facilitates inaction on climate change, even among individuals who express concern. Here, I expand on Norgaard’s theory by exploring how a form of this denial could exist even among those who centre climate activism in their personal or professional lives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Be better than nationalism: overcoming economic inequality for international solidarity. Using social movement theory to deconstruct the cultural ideology of the Alternative for Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lisa Neidl; [2021]
    Keywords : Economic Inequality; International Solidarity; Social Movement Theory; Sustainability Science; Alternative for Germany AfD ; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis advocates for the evaluation of current sociopolitical conflicts through the lens of social movement theory, as a decisive path to deconstruct the premises of the German right-wing party Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland, AfD). The party is conceptualized as an institutionalized social movement, which is insufficiently answering public material grievances caused by economic inequality with the cultural response of nationalistic solidarity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Orientalism - A Netflix Unlimited Series : A Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis of the Orientalist Representations of Arab Identify on Netflix Film and Television

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Stefan Maatouk; [2021]
    Keywords : Netflix; Orientalism; Critical Discourse Analysis; Othering; Media; Power; Knowledge; Ideology; Hegemony;

    Abstract : Orientalism was a term developed by post-colonial theorist Edward Said to describe the ways in which Europeans, or the West, portrayed the Orient as inferior, uncivilized, and wholly anti-Western. Netflix Inc. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Emergence of Nation Sub-Branding: A Case Study on the Discourses of 'The National Developer of Egypt'

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Amr Ammar; [2021]
    Keywords : Nation branding; sub-branding; social justice; hegemony; Laclau and Mouffe’s Theory of Discourse; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the emerging strategy of nation sub-branding and critically argues for the domestic implications it has on national identities and the falsely promoted tradition of social justice. The study situates itself within the critical cultural stream of nation branding research, rejecting, however, prior scholarly presumption that a segmented nation brand could mean less marginalization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representation of the “Other” - Discourse of female circumcision in the Journal for Midwives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Anna-Kaisa Dele; [2020]
    Keywords : female genital mutilation cutting; FGM FGC; postcolonialism; midwifery; critical discourse analysis; representation; female circumcision;

    Abstract : This thesis studied the representation of female circumcision by analysing 32 articles published during the 21st century in The Journal for Midwives, the union journal of the Federation of Finnish Midwives. With critical discourse analysis, through post-colonial feminist theory, the thesis researched the ways the journal is contributing to the creation of readers’ bias regarding circumcised women and their sexuality. READ MORE