Essays about: "hegemonic ideology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words hegemonic ideology.

  1. 1. Racism in environmental communication about plastic pollution

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

    Author : Angelina Elander; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental racism; plastic pollution; socioecological relations; South Africa; narrative strategies;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the knowledge formation of how environmental racism is covertly transformed in environmental communication about plastic pollution and how that affects socioecological relations in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Through analysis rhetorical and narrative strategies of the communication by the NGO Durbanites Against Plastic Pollution and by observing the Durbanites it has been revealed how aversive racism is transformed within the context of plastic pollution. READ MORE

  2. 2. Heroic Soldier-ism: Beautified Power Asymmetry

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema

    Author : Vanessa Noack; [2020]
    Keywords : representation; gender performativity; femininity; Swedish Armed Forces; ideology; inclusivity; critical discourse analysis; critical visual analysis;

    Abstract : The Swedish Armed Forces can be considered a hegemonic masculine organisation with deeply embedded patterns of patriarchy, as well as fratriarchy represented by notions of homogeneity and the male soldier. Women are highly underrepresented and face multiple double standards related to their performance of gender and more precisely performance of femininity. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Hegemony of Green Capitalism: A critique of the imaginary that the environmental crisis can be solved by capitalism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Tibbe Larsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Green capitalism; green growth; public-private partnerships; hegemony; ideology; power; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis identifies the increasingly hegemonic narrative surrounding green capitalism, what the narrative entails and how the discourse may manifest materially in policies and development programs. Specifically, the thesis explores how the narrative of green capitalism and green growth is expressed in the discourse in communication in the case of P4G – Partnering for Green Growth and Global Goals 2030. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neoliberal ethics messing with sustainability? An analysis of the fundamental conflict between neoliberal ethics and sustainability measures and its consequences

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lucia Betzler; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainability science; neoliberal ethics; hegemonic ideology; social inertia; climate change mitigation; climate change adaptation; critical discourse analysis; Friedrich A. Hayek; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite all of the detrimental effects predicted in the event of non-action regarding climate change, a large number of people in the Global North are in a state of social inertia and openly criticise climate change mitigation (CCM) and climate change adaptation (CCA) measures. Most explanatory approaches of this phenomenon do not question the basic beliefs that our system is based on in their analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Discursive (re)articulations of development policy in the light of Sustainable development goals: The case of Georgia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Ivane Lomidze; [2019]
    Keywords : Discursive change and continuation; Neoliberalism and social democracy in Georgia; Sustainable Development Goals; Post-development theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The paper analyses the ways Georgian government produced development policy in relation to the changing global and local discursive formations of development. By bringing together post-development theory and Laclau and Mouffe’s discourse analysis method, I illustrated that the neoliberal discourse failed to generate meanings regarding social issues that created a danger of the dislocation of the discourse. READ MORE