Essays about: "propaganda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 essays containing the word propaganda.

  1. 1. POCKETS OF WEAKNESS IN HIGH-CAPACITY STATES Migrant Labour Exploitation in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Po-Ts’an Goh; [2019-09-16]
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    Abstract : This thesis explores the uneven reach of a high-capacity state over societal actors. Infrastructural power is the aspect of state capacity that determines how far a bureaucracycan reach into a society. The limited reach over certain societal actors illustrates the variedability of a state’s radiating institutions to regulate social relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. RUSSIA VERSUS “HITLER-GERMANY” AND “GAY-WEST”. Cultural History and Political Technology in Defence of a Besieged Fortress

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Tuomas Taavila; [2019-09-04]
    Keywords : ryska; SIK; Russia; national idea; Critical Discourse Analysis; cultural history; state-propaganda; besieged fortress; West; Great Patriotic War; othering;

    Abstract : Against the background of deteriorated relations between Russia and the West,this study conducts a Critical Discourse Analysis on the Russian nation-buildingproject, facilitated by official rhetoric and state-controlled television. The essaystarts with an examination of the cultural roots of a Russian ‘national idea’ andshows how these are present in today’s context. READ MORE

  3. 3. In the name of ♥︎

    University essay from Konstfack/Grafisk design & illustration

    Author : Camille Thomas; [2019]
    Keywords : video; visual arts; visual communication; politics; nation-state; responsibility; digital; social media; gender politics;

    Abstract : In a book, I have gathered 2 years of research on the heart symbol in the context of social media and the responsibility of Facebook Inc. in the propagation of hate speech. In parallel, new far-right parties such as Alternativ för Sverige use the heart symbol as a logo. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Dogs to Kings : Master Narratives and Plurality of Voices in Treasure Island and Black Sails

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Diana Cristina Razman; [2019]
    Keywords : Treasure Island; Black Sails; new historical criticism; narrative; imperialism; othering; Flint; John Silver;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to show how both Treasure Island and Black Sails depict master narratives that are mainly influenced by imperialist ideology. The essay analyzes elements present in both the novel and the television series that reflect imperialist practices such as “othering,” propaganda, and exploitation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Identifying and Understanding Anti-Immigration Disinformation : a case study of the 2018 Swedish national elections

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Laura Asperholm Hedlund; [2019]
    Keywords : disinformation; immigration; immigrants; elections; media; far-right; populism; polarization;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to understand to what extent and how anti-immigration disinformation was utilised in Swedish online news media before the 2018 Swedish national elections. Disinformation is intentionally misleading or false information that benefits the creator and aims to influence how people think, feel and act regarding a certain issue. READ MORE