Essays about: "normative research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 371 essays containing the words normative research.

  1. 1. FACEBOOK IS NOW META. Meta's corporate sociotechnical imaginary and the discursive construction of the Metaverse as the social platform of the future

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Marc Castell; [2023-11-22]
    Keywords : corporate sociotechnical imaginary; corporate communication; future narratives; Metaverse; platform capitalism; strategic narratives; Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse;

    Abstract : The interpretive discourse-analytic framework of the Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse is used to analyze how Meta's senior executives discursively frame the use of augmented reality and virtual reality in order to position the Metaverse as the next social platform during Connect 2021. The findings suggest five interpretive schemas that characterize the Metaverse as a social platform of the future: (a) the Metaverse as the next version of the Internet; (b) the Metaverse as a facilitator of presence and a connector of people; (c) the Metaverse as a marketplace in the Metaverse economy; (d) the Metaverse as a ubiquitous place in our daily lives; and (e) the Metaverse as a space designed in a responsible manner. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cultural studies in multicultural classrooms: Implementing language and culture-reflexive approaches in language acquisition practice How can reflective approaches lead to the advancement of cultural studies in language education for immigrants?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Kathrin Huemer; [2023-10-31]
    Keywords : sociolinguistics; cultural studies; culture- reflexivity; intercultural citizenship;

    Abstract : Aim: This research aims to investigate how the concepts of culture-reflexivity, intercultural citizenship and translanguaging are understood and implemented by language teachers’ who teach cultural studies in multicultural classroom settings of immigrant language learners. This is done by engaging withtwo analytical foci: i) an in-depth examination of the establishment of language and culture-reflexive concepts and the development of intercultural citizenship for immigrant language learners and ii) language teachers’ perceptions of these concepts and their reflective thoughts about application in practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE EUROPEAN UNION'S ROLE EXPECTATIONS OF CHINA. A qualitative content analysis of the European Union’s role expectations of China from 2003 - 2023

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Andreas Ternheim; [2023-10-30]
    Keywords : International relations; the EU; China; Role Theory; Policy analysis;

    Abstract : This study is investigating the European Union’s political approach to the People’s Republic of China by the application of role theory. The objective of the study is to analyze how the EU’s role expectations of China have developed during the time period of 2003-2023, and to anchor these changes in geopolitical events to understand when the changes in role expectations occurred. READ MORE

  4. 4. The European Union and the 21st-century realities: A document analysis examining changes in EU policies towards Southeast Asia following the rise of China

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Malte Nilsson; [2023-10-26]
    Keywords : The EU; China; Southeast Asia; containment; engagement; power;

    Abstract : This study explores changes in the European Union’s policies towards Southeast Asia, following China’s recent increased assertiveness in the region. The study's primary objective is to investigate how the EU adapts to a shifting global political environment, as revealed through a qualitative analysis of specific EU documents concerning China's rise and its implications for the EU. READ MORE

  5. 5. ”The greater dysphoria I’ve had, the greater dysmorphia - they work together” - An interview study on trans and nonbinary experiences of seeking and participating in Swedish eating disorder treatment

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Hannah Alvå; [2023-07-05]
    Keywords : Eating disorders; Trans; Nonbinary; Cisnormativity; Healthcare;

    Abstract : The accessibility of eating disorder treatment for trans and nonbinary individuals has for long been an overlooked approach within research as well as in practice both internationally and in Sweden. By analysing four interviews with care seekers who identify as trans and/or nonbinary, the purpose of this study is therefore to map out the norms and discourses that shape the accessibility and applicability of Swedish eating disorder treatment. READ MORE