Essays about: "normative social influence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words normative social influence.

  1. 1. Now you see it, now you don’t - A literature-based study on identifying normative whiteness in relation to structural racism and social determinants of health

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för medicin

    Author : Laura Voutilainen; [2019-08-01]
    Keywords : whiteness; critical race and whiteness studies; social determinants of health; public health; structural racism; vithet; kritiska ras- och vithetsstudier; hälsans sociala bestämningsfaktorer; folkhälsovetenskap; strukturell rasism;

    Abstract : Bakgrund: Strukturell rasism betraktas alltmer som en central faktor för skillnader i hälsans sociala bestämningsfaktorer. Att eliminera sådana strukturer kan därmed ses som ett centralt mål för att nå jämlik hälsa för alla med lika villkor. Rollen av normativ vithet har dock inte ännu betraktats som en faktor inom folkhälsoområdet. READ MORE

  2. 2. The impact of social influence on pre-evacuation behavior - An eye tracking analysis on information gathering during pre-evacuation behavior, comparing normative and informational social influence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Rebecca Rostedt; Sofie Andersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Social influence; informational social influence; normative social influence; pre-evacuation; evacuation; eye-tracking; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This study explores social influence within the pre-evacuation phase, which includes a literature review followed by experiments. The study is based on experiments by Latané and Darley (1968) but altered, here using eye tracking to examine if people who are alone use their gaze in the same way as people in a group, when collecting information in the pre-evacuation phase. READ MORE

  3. 3. Encouraging pro-environmental behaviour amongst Millennials in Online Communities - The role of information and goal-frames on Instagram

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Vanessa Trager; Karin Drozd; [2019]
    Keywords : Pro-environmental behaviour ; Sustainability  ; the Integrated Framework for Encouraging Pro-environmental Behaviour; Online communities;

    Abstract : With the aim to reduce the effects of anthropocentric climate change and achieve a more sustainable future, promotion of sustainable individual behaviour is just as essential as driving political and economic change. As social media are experiencing growth in popularity, online communities in which influencers act as opinion leaders are a promising tool to influence behaviour. READ MORE

  4. 4. Heinrich’s Local Rationality: Shouldn’t ‘New View’ Thinkers Ask Why Things Made Sense To Him?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Carsten Busch; [2019]
    Keywords : Heinrich; safety; science; new view; local rationality; causation; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Herbert William Heinrich is one of the most influential pioneers within safety. His concepts, originally from the late 1920s, influence safety practice and theory, even today. In recent years, Heinrich’s legacy received increasing critique, also from contemporary safety authors that generally are counted among the ‘new view’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sliding into a Gendered Division of Labour

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Selina Furgler; [2019]
    Keywords : division of labour; gender equality; family policy; couples’ decision-making; gendered master status; transition to parenthood; part-time work; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Switzerland the one-and-a-half-earner model where the father is the primary wage-earner working full-time and the woman is the secondary wage-earner working part-time while taking over the majority of care and housework responsibilities is predominant. This is discussed criti-cally as the normative and institutional context incentivises parents to adopt a division of labour that disadvantages women in terms of economic vulnerability and social recognition. READ MORE