Essays about: "power relations"

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  1. 1. THE GOVERNMENTAL DISCOURSE TOWARD HOMOSEXUALS IN SWEDEN. A critical discourse analysis of the changing discourse between the years 1935 and 2007

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Andreas Ljunggren; [2022-02-11]
    Keywords : Homosexuality; Sexual Minority; Discursive Change; Visibility; Government Commissioned Reports SOU ;

    Abstract : This Master’s Thesis aims to examine how the governmental discourse of the attitudes toward homosexuals has changed in Sweden since 1935 up until modern day. To do this, selected quotes for deeper analysis based on a larger textual analysis of nine Government Commissioned Reports (SOUs) between 1935 and 2007 are used, consisting of approximately 1000 pages. READ MORE

  2. 2. IDENTITY & TECHNO-UTOPIANISM. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Marketing Material and their Sociotechnical Imaginaries.

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

    Author : Albin Åberg; [2022-02-10]
    Keywords : Discourse Analysis; Sociotechnical Imaginaries; Marketing Technology; MarTech; Critical Studies; Identity; Techno- Utopianism;

    Abstract : This research paper sets out to investigate the messaging present in a corpus of texts gathered from Acxiom’s, an American data-analysis and ‘Identity Solutions’-company, website. The paper applies a framework of Critical Discourse Analysis informed by Theo van Leeuwen’s theory of ‘legitimations’ and analyses the findings through the theoretical framework of ‘Sociotechnical Imaginaries’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Looking into the black box: The roles of development workers in enhancing climate resilience and gender equality for ethnic minority women through the EmPower project in Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hong Hanh Nguyen; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : feminist political ecology; development workers; climate change; gender equality; ethnic minorities; Vietnam;

    Abstract : The climate change-gender nexus has increasingly become the arena in which adaptation interventions take place. One such intervention is the EmPower program in the Asia-Pacific region by UN Women and UNEP. This research is a case study on how one program component on women’s renewable energy entrepreneurship is implemented in Vietnam. READ MORE

  4. 4. Be Proud of Your Menstruation! A case study of commodity feminist discourse in mainland China.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Yiyun Zhu; [2022]
    Keywords : Menstruation; Femvertising; Regional adaption; Orientalism; Critical Discourse Analysis CDA ; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Adopting a critical discourse analysis approach, this study presents a case study around the “Menstruation should not be hidden” campaign launched by the Swedish brand, Libresse, in the Chinese market. With the aim to explore how does the brand strategically use female empowering discourse to construct new meanings of menstruation for a regional market, and the socio-cultural factors involved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Normative Power Europe - Nonsense? A Role Theoretical Approach to EU-Africa Relations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Paul Dybjer; [2022]
    Keywords : EU; EU-Africa relations; role theory; EU role conceptions; normative power; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union is often characterised as a normative power; an actor that is driven by values and principles such as democracy, liberty, peace and the rule of law. This thesis investigates whether the European Union perceives itself as such through a qualitative case study of how the EU perceives its role in Africa. READ MORE