Essays about: "group mentality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words group mentality.

  1. 1. Cancelling the Callouts : The ‘Dramageddon’ of 2019 and the Effects of Cancel Culture Online

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Francesca Mitrofan; [2020]
    Keywords : cancel culture; callout; drama; scandal; social media; justice; group mentality; identity; consequences; haste;

    Abstract : The guiding questions of this thesis aim to target particularities of ‘call out’ or ‘cancel’ culture - an internet phenomenon primarily dominant through social media - and fill in gaps within the literature pertaining to such online culture. Although adhering to the digital sphere, its repercussions beyond the screen are observed through the ‘dramageddon’ of 2019, the cancellation events of YouTuber influencer James Charles. READ MORE

  2. 2. Legislative impact on the fight against Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in The Gambia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Johanna Stenberg; Carl Thorsson; [2019]
    Keywords : FGM; Female genital mutilation; Legislation; NGO; Collectivism; Cultural Relativism; Universalism; Gambia;

    Abstract : Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been victims of Female Geni-tal Mutilation / Cutting, and another 3,6 million are at risk every year. This tradi-tional practice is widespread and has gained a lot of attention from Non-governmental organizations, scholars and medical professionals around the world, stating warnings about the harmful effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Filling the Void: Investigating the Impact of The Digital Society on Generation Z’s Relationships

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Joana Gama Filho; Melanie Hopkins; [2018]
    Keywords : Critical Studies; Consumer Culture Studies; Postmodernism; Internet; Love; Interpersonal Relationships; Social Media; Dating Apps; Tinder; Digital Society; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this research is to contribute to the knowledge about Generation Z in the consumer society context, through a critical investigation of the possible negative impacts of the internalization of the consumerist mentality within the digital capitalist society. This is relevant since such internalization could interfere with the capacity of individuals to maintain long-term relations and influences their overall wellbeing through the stimulation of anxiety, loneliness, sense of inadequacy, and fleeting actions, among others. READ MORE

  4. 4. Why Female Voices Matter in Iranian Mediated Debate on Sexual Assault : The Study of Narratives of Sexual Assault in Iran’s Media

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Neda Monshi; [2017]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract The core purpose of this dissertation is to reflect the voice of one of the biggest and most marginalised groups in the contemporary history of Iran; women, in particular women who have been victims to sexual assault. The thesis puts its emphasis on the value of voices of individuals in this marginalised group and seeks to show how having a voice can lead into their empowerment. READ MORE

  5. 5. The state, the curriculum and the nation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Otso Artturi Rajala; [2016]
    Keywords : Rwanda; nation-building; national identity; authoritarianism; curriculum; school-society nexus; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Republic of Rwanda has traditionally been a home to three ethnic groups: Hutus, Tutsis and Twas. Clear divides between the groups have been created over the centuries by both inside and outside forces. Each group shares among themselves a collective identity which can be used to rally masses to create tensions in society. READ MORE