Essays about: "discourse analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1481 essays containing the words discourse analysis.

  1. 1. RUSSIA VERSUS “HITLER-GERMANY” AND “GAY-WEST”. Cultural History and Political Technology in Defence of a Besieged Fortress

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Tuomas Taavila; [2019-09-04]
    Keywords : ryska; SIK; Russia; national idea; Critical Discourse Analysis; cultural history; state-propaganda; besieged fortress; West; Great Patriotic War; othering;

    Abstract : Against the background of deteriorated relations between Russia and the West,this study conducts a Critical Discourse Analysis on the Russian nation-buildingproject, facilitated by official rhetoric and state-controlled television. The essaystarts with an examination of the cultural roots of a Russian ‘national idea’ andshows how these are present in today’s context. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distributing ‘learning’ for everyone, everywhere

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hilla Aaltio; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Finnish education export; neoliberalism in education; equity discourses; equality discourses;

    Abstract : During the past decades, global education policies and practices have experienced a neoliberalturn, which has changed the discourse around education. Instead of being regarded as a publicservice, education has become loaded with expectations of effective production of the humancapital and financial profits. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. A Genre Analysis of Contemporary Celtic Music: The Revival of the Traditional Ballad

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Pontus Kawalec; [2019-04-02]
    Keywords : Linguistics; Genre Studies; Celtic Music; Discourse Analysis;

    Abstract : This is a genre study in linguistics of which the sole purpose is to identify and categorise common conventions within lyrics from the genre Celtic music. Previously, there have been no dedicated or conclusive studies on the lyrics of Celtic music. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL CLASS Analysis of the BBC Series Sherlock

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lea Späti; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : Sherlock; social class; media; attitude;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to analyse the language used in the BBC series Sherlock. The focus is on the way the show portrays characters with different social backgrounds and their use of the English language, and whether this reinforces certain ways of thinking about social class. READ MORE