Essays about: "public environment"

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  1. 1. Gender dynamics in media-driven belief polarization - disentangling reinforcing processes behind media usage and perception of societal issues

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

    Author : Lisa Axelsson; [2020-08-19]
    Keywords : Reinforcing spirals; selective exposure; media effects; alternative media; gender gap; interpersonal communication; belief polarization;

    Abstract : In academia as well as in mainstream media, people are voicing concern that a fragmented media environment, entailing an immense increase of alternative media, may motivate selective exposure, in turn leading to increasingly polarized perceptions of society among the public. Consulting the theory of reinforcing spirals (RSM), there is ample evidence for a reciprocal relationship between selective media exposure and sociotropic beliefs – potentially sparking polarization dynamics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bilateral Innovation Partnerships as a policy tool to foster innovation on a public and private level - A case study of the Swedish-German Innovation Partnership

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jeffrey Fleischle; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Innovation partnership; Bilateral cooperation; Open Innovation; Ecosystems; National Innovation System; Innovation policy; Triple Helix; Cross-national collaboration;

    Abstract : In recent years, the topics of societal challenges and innovation have become increasingly present, often in connection with digitalisation and ongoing globalisation. Sustainable solutions are needed – and governments as shapers of innovation systems must take up their responsibility. READ MORE

  3. 3. CULTIVATION EFFECTS IN A FRAGMENTED MEDIA ENVIRONMENT. Examining the reciprocal relationship between selective media use and crime perceptions

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

    Author : Angelica M. A Cöster; [2020-07-21]
    Keywords : media effects; cultivation theory; the reinforcement spirals model; selective exposure; alternative media; crime perceptions; first-order effects; interpersonal communication; media content analysis; structural equation modelling; cross-lagged panel model;

    Abstract : Our media environment has changed rapidly since the cultivation theory was proposed by Gerbner in the late '60s. The amount of news media content has increased to an unprecedented level and the surge of alternative media sites has given news media consumers the option to selectively expose themselves to news that conveys a version of reality which is aligned with their own perceptions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comprehending the concept of AML risk management: From ostrich policy to number one priority

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Viktor Löfgren; Anton Melkersson; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : AML; Governance; Competing logics; Risk management; AML regulation; Nordic bank scandal;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  5. 5. CONTESTING URBAN PUBLIC SPACE AS COMMONS - A study on the common usage of public parks in Barcelona-Sants

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Neidig; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Urban Commons; public space; spaces of in-betweenness; observation; socio-spatial analysis;

    Abstract : Urbanisation is one of the major trends in globalisation. An influx of heterogenous urban dwellers to a densely built urban environment contains potential for conflicts. With increasing heterogeneity, public space in cities becomes the site of multicultural confrontation. READ MORE