Essays about: "neoliberalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 essays containing the word neoliberalism.

  1. 1. AUSTERITY AND THE SWEDISH POLITICAL ECONOMY: A Case Study on the Rise of the Swedish Consolidation State

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Max Popovski; [2021-06-29]
    Keywords : democracy; neoliberalism; Sweden; austerity; consolidation state; fiscal consolidation; fiscal framework; globalisation;

    Abstract : Following the 1990-1994 crisis, the Swedish government embarked on an ambitious austerityprogramme that transformed the Swedish polity beyond recognition. This has given rise to a‘consolidation state’ that operates based on a strict austerity regime combined with a sacrosanctcommitment to attain budget surpluses and never default on its creditors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Facebook in the News. A mixed-method study of how Swedish public service news represent Facebook

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

    Author : Natalija Sako; [2021-04-06]
    Keywords : Critical discourse analysis; Content analysis; Social media; Global media giants; Political economy; Neoliberalism;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to examine how Swedish public service media represents Facebook; a private, transnational company but also a tool for public service media (PSM) to reach its audience. The first research objective was to find out to what extent and in what way Facebook has been present in two of the biggest news programs in PSM, Rapport and Dagens eko, over the last ten years. READ MORE

  3. 3. The criticism of child sponsorship: A way to preoccupy the minds of academics or a concern for the future of development?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Clara Åkesson; [2021]
    Keywords : Child sponsorship programs; poverty; neocolonialism; neoliberalism; post-humanitarianism; staff interviews; depoliticization; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This research provides an overview of some of the frequently occurring themes in discussion of academic criticism toward child sponsorship with Swedish sponsorship staff. The study aims to provide a deeper understanding of child sponsorship, their purpose, and critique, than the one that can be draw from the existing literature which remains largely detached to the perspectives of the people on the ground. READ MORE

  4. 4. Drudgingly the squirrel feeds itself- Performatively collective action influences oppressive norms: Mixed-Method Study on the Subversion of Oppressive Norms in Activist and Policy Discourse

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

    Author : Manon Bisdorf; [2021]
    Keywords : oppressive norms; collective action; performativity; mixed methods; feminist research; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Like a squirrel that slowly collects nuts for the winter, this thesis emphasizes the importance of small acts in the collective struggle for a just world. Currently, oppressive norms confine certain ways of being. READ MORE

  5. 5. Profitable Sustainability

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

    Author : Gustav Lopez Valdivieso Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : Malmö; critical discourse analysis; the production of space; sustainability; neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the sustainability discourse present in two urban development projects in Malmö. The projects investigated are Sege Park in Kirseberg, and Culture Casbah in Rosengård. READ MORE