Essays about: "hegemonic culture"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 32 essays containing the words hegemonic culture.

  1. 21. Growing beyond rationalism: A case study on urban gardening's potential to challenge hegemonic worldviews of scientific rationalism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Hanna Burckhardt; [2016]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Looking at the cultural preconditions of modern industrialized society, the presented thesis argues that the contemporary ecological crisis can be perceived as a result of modern industrial culture and the dominant worldviews of scientific rationalism which promote the supremacy of objective knowledge, economic efficiency and assumptions of human's ecological disembeddedness. If this crisis is one of culture, it can only be overcome in cultural terms and has to be approached with a focus on how to alter such cultural model. READ MORE

  2. 22. Drömmarnas stad och hemmet i skogen : diskursiva framställningar av det urbana och det rurala i svensk populärmusik

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Julia Löf; [2016]
    Keywords : diskursanalys; hegemoni; urban och rural; natur och kultur; pastoral; populärmusik;

    Abstract : Vad kan populärmusikens texter säga oss om hur staden och landsbygden framställs för oss? Syftet med denna kandidatuppsats inom ämnet landsbygdsutveckling är att undersöka delade bilder av det urbana respektive det rurala så som de framträder i texterna, för att se vilka diskurser dessa populärmusikaliska texter anknyter till. För att undersöka detta har jag använt mig av en diskursanalytisk ingång i teori och metod, där Laclau och Mouffe’s diskursteori med fokus på kamp om meningsskapande och hegemoni varit en grundsten. READ MORE

  3. 23. Perspectives on the Occupy Central Demonstrations in Hong Kong : A Critical Discourse Analysis on English-language Press in Hong Kong S.A.R, Taiwan and China

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Natalie Choi; [2016]
    Keywords : critical discourse analysis; appraisal theory; media analysis; English-language newspaper; hegemony; sovereignty; democracy; Occupy Central; politics; multilingualism;

    Abstract : This paper is concerned with media perceptions and how these manifest as hegemonic practices. Exploring the theme ‘language and politics’, against the backdrop of the Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) demonstrations in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), this paper sheds light on the discursive constructions of media representations in three ‘Chinese’[1] regions as well as on how such representations constitute vested interests. READ MORE

  4. 24. Where are the men? A qualitative study of the role of men and masculinities in building a culture of peace in colombia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Sara Marklund; Sanna Rosen; [2015]
    Keywords : culture of peace; men; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; new masculinities; women; gender equality; violence; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to build on the debate on the importance of gender awareness in peacebuilding and explore the role of men and masculinities in challenging norms of violence and building a culture of peace in Colombia. Semi-structured interviews were conducted in Bogotá with seven organisations working with masculinities and eleven organisations working with women’s rights. READ MORE

  5. 25. The Potential Catalytic Role of Green Entrepreneurship – Technological Eco–Innovations and Ecopreneurs’ Acts – in the Structural Transformation to a Low–Carbon or Green Economy: A Foucauldian Discursive Approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Simon Elias Bibri; [2014]
    Keywords : Discourse; episteme; green entrepreneurs hip; ecopreneurs; technological eco–innovations; low–carbon green sustainable economy; transformation; green and energy efficiency technologies; ICT; environmental; economic; political; social; ecological modernization; European society; Foucault; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Green entrepreneurship – technological eco–innovations and ecopreneurs’ acts – has recently received much attention from European policymakers as one promising response to the challenges of sustainable economic development due to its potential to catalyze and build a low–carbon or green economy. This topical relationship between green entrepreneurship and sustainable economy has also gained increasing interest among scholars. READ MORE