Essays about: "discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3261 essays containing the word discourse.

  1. 1. GREEN CITY ZONE A Case-Study in a Multi-Stakeholder Initiative within a Smart City

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Florin Gabriel Dascalu; Nicole Dawn DiNatali; [2023-02-01]
    Keywords : net-zero emissions; multiple stakeholder management; construal level; temporal distance; system thinking; sociotechnical system theory; project management; smart city;

    Abstract : As climate change concerns have taken a central spot in mainstream discourse, there has been an emergence of green smart city projects, resulting in an increased demand for research in these areas. As the EU has pledged a reduction of emissions, various projects have arisen, such as Climate Contract 2030, Move21, and this thesis’ subject – the Gothenburg Green City Zone. READ MORE

  2. 2. ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Sustainability Reports of Volvo Cars

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Sara Battistella; [2023-02-01]
    Keywords : automotive; critical discourse analysis; environment; organisational communication; sustainability; sustainability reporting; swedishness; Volvo Cars;

    Abstract : Companies communicate the impact of their corporate activities through sustainability reports, disclosing their environmental engagement. Critical studies on sustainability reporting have highlighted that environmental reporting practices participate in the construction of the definition of environmental responsibility. READ MORE

  3. 3. Framing Yunnan Tourism: An Analysis of News Coverage in People's Daily : Examining the Shift in Contexts of Yunnan Tourism in People's Daily Over Time

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Maximilian Lybäck; [2023]
    Keywords : People s Daily; China; Tourism; Stereotyping; Yunnan; Qualitative and Quantitative content analysis; Comparative analysis; Discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This study examines how People's Daily portrayed tourism and minorities in its news coverage. The study includes both quantitative and qualitative components. READ MORE

  4. 4. Promises, promises Mr. President : A study of commissive speech act usage in 21st century American presidential inaugural addresses.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Erik Marklund; [2023]
    Keywords : President of the United States of America; Inauguration speech; Speech act theory; Commissive speech act; Promises; Pragmatics; Political discourse analysis.;

    Abstract : Abstract The American president’s serving period always begin with an iconic inaugural address. It is a function wherein the president can unify the audience, ratify the ceremony, and present his political and administrative direction for his term. READ MORE

  5. 5. Male-biased language: a diachronic corpus study of neutralization strategy in gender-based linguistic reforms

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Evelina Eriksson; [2023]
    Keywords : Corpus linguistics; generic pronouns; neutralization; linguistic reforms; epicene; gender-neutral language;

    Abstract : This paper focuses on the use of English epicene pronouns in discourse which most individuals are exposed to on an everyday basis. Gender-based linguistic reforms have been implemented since the beginning of the 1970s, to achieve a more non-sexist language. READ MORE