Essays about: "moral panic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words moral panic.

  1. 1. Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Parental Mediation Strategies of Parents of Children Under Two in the Digital Era

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Julia Vanessa Hoffmann; [2019]
    Keywords : parental mediation strategy; parental mediation theory; digital devices; new media; children under two; children and media; restrictive mediation; active mediation; distant mediation; moral panic;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates what parental mediation strategies parents of children under two use and what factors are involved that influence their decisions. To find that out, it is also of interest to this work how these parents integrate media in daily routines with their children and for what purposes they turn to digital devices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Slaves to our Screens? : A Critical Approach to Self-Regulation of Smartphone Use at the Example of Apple’s Screen Time Feature

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Katharina Berr; [2019]
    Keywords : Self-Regulation; Screen Time; Smartphone Addiction; Moral Panic; Well-Being; Attention Economy; Actor-Network Theory; Critical Discourse Analysis; Walkthrough Method;

    Abstract : The increasingly ubiquitous role of smartphones in our everyday lives causes concerns regarding our relationship with the devices. While some raise the question whether smartphones are addictive (Alter 2017; Lopez-Fernandez 2019), others regard this concern as the most recent manifestation of moral panics (Cashmore, Cleland & Dixon 2018; Leick 2019). READ MORE

  3. 3. They are taking our women! ? - Analysing the changes in representations of men with an “Oriental” immigrant background as sexual predators in the Bremen newspaper Weser Kurier before and after the New Year’s night in Cologne 2015/2016

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Miriam Schenk; [2018]
    Keywords : Media representation; Critical Discourse Analysis; sexual harassment; migrants; Germany;

    Abstract : Representing “Oriental” men as sexual predators in the media is a recurring theme that has proliferated since the New Year’s night in Cologne in 2015/2016. This study investigates how the representation of men with an immigrant background as sexual predators has developed in the year before and after the New Year’s night in Cologne in 2015/2016 in the Bremen local newspaper Weser Kurier. READ MORE

  4. 4. Media portrayal of a Swedish 'Crime Capital' - A master’s thesis focusing on newspapers’ depictions of shootings in Malmö

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Arion Evetovics; [2017]
    Keywords : moral panic; labelling; news media; critical discourse analysis; shootings; Malmö;

    Abstract : During the past couple of years, shootings in Malmö have been given considerable amount of attention and not the least by the news media. The tabloids have often been dominated by headlines which indicate an increase of violent shootings in Sweden’s third largest city. READ MORE

  5. 5. (No) Touching Discourse in Indian PE : A study on the physical interactions between PE teachers and their students in the Indian state of Kerala

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för idrottsvetenskap (ID)

    Author : Lina Grell; Anutida Holmgren; [2017]
    Keywords : Physical Education; intergenerational touch; physical interaction; no touch; Foucault; discourse; moral panic; gender; Kerala; India;

    Abstract : This study was conducted in the Indian state Kerala, among 15 physical education (PE) teachers. The aim of this study was to investigate intergenerational touch in the daily work of Indian PE teachers, and more precisely whether or not the teachers thought intergenerational touch was an issue and what their views on this subject were. READ MORE