Essays about: "discourses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 940 essays containing the word discourses.

  1. 1. IDENTITY & TECHNO-UTOPIANISM. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Marketing Material and their Sociotechnical Imaginaries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Albin Åberg; [2022-02-10]
    Keywords : Discourse Analysis; Sociotechnical Imaginaries; Marketing Technology; MarTech; Critical Studies; Identity; Techno- Utopianism;

    Abstract : This research paper sets out to investigate the messaging present in a corpus of texts gathered from Acxiom’s, an American data-analysis and ‘Identity Solutions’-company, website. The paper applies a framework of Critical Discourse Analysis informed by Theo van Leeuwen’s theory of ‘legitimations’ and analyses the findings through the theoretical framework of ‘Sociotechnical Imaginaries’. READ MORE

  2. 2. BASED, REDPILLED, AND FPBP. Examining identification through discursive/affective practices on 4chan/pol/

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Henrik Bergius; [2022-02-08]
    Keywords : Affect; Discourse; 4chan; Fascism; Radicalization; Disciplining; Online political space;

    Abstract : In a political landscape increasingly more influenced by far-right populism, the potential for political projects aiming to expand democracy is challenged. With the internet becoming an important arena for political discussion, this begs the question of how online spaces function as politically radicalizing. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE WORK AND LIVES OF SOUTH KOREAN TEACHERS Lower-Secondary School Teachers’ Perceptions of the Teacher Profession

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Hyeryung Jang; [2022-01-27]
    Keywords : Teachers’ lives; workload; lower-secondary school teachers; Professionalism;

    Abstract : Aim: Historically, the teaching profession in eastern Asian countries is often considered as a prestigious and desirable occupation with great respect in social and cultural contexts. Even though South Korean secondary school teachers have been part of and influenced by a devaluation of their authority compared to the past, there is not enough research about Korean teachers’ work and lives in international research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aviation Discourses in News : The influence of the political climate on climate politics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Jonathan Rahn; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate Change Communication; Critical Discourse Studies; Corpus-Assisted Discourse Analysis; Diachronic Corpus Studies; Media Studies;

    Abstract : Climate change must be considered one of the most critical issues of the coming decades that poten- tially poses foundational threats to human societies. Aviation has relatively little impact on green- house gas emissions globally, but this picture changes when focusing on emissions of rich industrial states. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring land grabbing in Ethiopia - narratives & livelihood implications.

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Aylin Nguyen; Linnea Widholm Ivarsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Smallholders; Agriculture development; Agriculture commercialization; local livelihoods; Growth and Transformation Plan; land relations;

    Abstract : The land grabbing phenomena grew in both reported cases and in scholarly interest after the 2008 financial crisis. The concept of land grabbing has been greatly debated and some have chosen the term large scale land acquisition instead, focusing on win-win outcomes while the land grabbing term rather focuses on the unequal power relations involved. READ MORE