Essays about: "disciplinary mechanism"

Found 5 essays containing the words disciplinary mechanism.

  1. 1. The Underdogs Strike Back : Usage of socialmedia platforms by female body activists to resist stigmatization

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Cansu Elmadagli; [2016]
    Keywords : body activism; social media; disciplinary practices; stigma; online movements; resistance; body hair; body fat; female body activists; exposure;

    Abstract : This study explores what female body activists aim to achieve by initiating and carrying out their movements on social media platforms. It also explores how female body activists make use of social media in their favor to challenge normative ideals of femininity and resist stigmatization of female body fat and hair. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disciplining the Japanese Body: Gender, Power and Skin Color in Japan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Evdokia Angelaka; [2013]
    Keywords : Japan; Whiteness; Power; Gender; Foucault; Beauty norms; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to explore gender norms, beauty ideals and social practices and the way these become ‘visible’ on the Japanese female body as (re)producing the ideal Japanese femininity and skin color in particular. In order to achieve that, I investigate and identify these norms, the mechanisms that implement them on the body and the attitudes and expression of resistance against them. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Trust in Strategic Alliances

    University essay from Högskolan i Kalmar/Handelshögskolan BBS

    Author : Michaela Weinhofer; [2007]
    Keywords : trust; strategic alliances; control; leadership; tensions in inter-organizational;

    Abstract : This thesis provides a coherent theoretical account of the role of trust in strategic alliances from varied disciplinary perspectives and by establishing some common ground among these perspectives. Approaching the integration of the literature about trust and strategic alliances from the resource based view, the transaction cost view, the dialectical perspective, and the social network perspective is aimed at creating a new systematic explanatory scheme. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Characteristics in Sweden: Who and What Makes a Firm a Better Corporate Citizen?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Aliaksandr Burak; Luis Suji Morante; [2007]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR; ownership structure; insiders;

    Abstract : Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an increasingly important issue in a firm’s agenda. This trend can be partially explained by factors external to the firm, such as media coverage and an interest of the public opinion in the impact of the firm on society and environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Alternatives to the use of unequal voting rights : a propos the potential threat to their effectiveness as a takeover defense

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Ekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Malin Ahlqvist; [2004]
    Keywords : Business and economics; EU takeover directive; article 11; hostile takeovers; takeover defense; A- and B-shares; unequal voting rights; ownership structure; Wallenberg; disciplinary mechanism; competition-reducing defense; auction-inducing defense; manager-shareholder alignment; management entrenchment; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : Background: The origin of this study was the negotiations around a EU takeover directive, aimed at making the market for corporate control more open. One of the proposals was to neutralise shares carrying multiple rights in takeover situations when a potential acquirer obtains 75% of the total share capital. READ MORE