Essays about: "discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3737 essays containing the word discourse.

  1. 1. National Heroes, Digital Soldiers, Vulnerable Children and all the Others: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Videos Communicating the QAnon Conspiracy Theory

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Cecilia Gatenheim; [2024-02-23]
    Keywords : conspiracy theory; far-right; emotions; video analysis; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the making of Us and Them in videos communicating the QAnon conspiracy theory, which have been circulating on online social forums. For this purpose, Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis is used, together with Sara Ahmed’s cultural theory of emotions. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Greening the European Convention on Human Rights   A Study on the Intersection of Climate Change and Human Rights in the European Court of Human Rights"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Evelina Olsson; [2024-02-16]
    Keywords : Climate change; European Court of Human Rights; European Convention on Human Rights; Human Rights; Greenhouse gas emissions; Climate litigation;

    Abstract : The surge in human rights-based climate litigation in recent years underscores the intricate relationship between the environment and human rights. In the European context, despite the pioneering role of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), it has never ruled on a case primarily related to climate change and greenhouse emissions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conjunction of the spheres. The struggle for hegemony in the English language online reception of Netflix adaption: The Witcher.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Sarah R. Kern; [2024-02-06]
    Keywords : Production reception; Hegemony; Discourse; Transmedia; Witcher; Fantasy; Polish Fantasy; Media literacy; Convergence culture; Fan-studies; Participation culture; Technical communication; Digital Role-Playing Games; Civic imagination; Netnography; ;

    Abstract : This essay uses the concepts of convergence culture, transmedia and hegemony, to understand the struggles within the English language reception to Netflix Tv production “The Witcher.” In order to help the reader, the essay presents the background to the larger Witcher franchise, as well as standard debates and issues within the fantasy genre, the role-playing-game genre and convergence culture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Messages from the deep: A reception study of Denis Villeneuve's Dune

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Sarah R. Kern; [2024-02-06]
    Keywords : Hegemony; Production Reception; Discourse; Dominant Negotiated Oppositional; Dune; Representation; Reception study; convergence culture; science fiction; participation culture; fandom;

    Abstract : This essay uses Pierre Bourdieus habitus, symbolic capital, Social fields, Stuart Halls representation theory and Encoding/Decoding system, as well as Henry Jenkins concept of convergence culture and media convergence, to conduct a reception study of Denis Villeneuves 2021 adaption of the science fiction movie Dune. The material collected for the reception study is collected in the form of reviews and features from experts in cinema, juxtaposed against material collected from YouTube in the form of reviews, reaction videos and video essays from social groups sectioned around cinephiles and science fiction fandom. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peace Without Peace? The Colombian Quest to an Everyday Without Violence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Dominique Keizer; [2024-01-30]
    Keywords : Environmental peacebuilding; development; indigenous knowledge; socio-environmental conflicts; human right;

    Abstract : Environmental peacebuilding (EP) as a field of study has attempted to transition from Western notions of peace and development by including ecological rights. By looking at the case of the Colombian Peace Agreement 2016 that followed EP premises, this thesis aims to question the liberal approaches to human rights and peacebuilding. READ MORE