Essays about: "self study topic"

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  1. 1. GA and RP accents in a verbal guise test: A questionnaire-based study of Swedish upper secondary school students’ language attitudes

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Josefine Wistrand; [2021]
    Keywords : Verbal guise; Language attitude; Behavioural tendencies; Accent; RP; GA;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to use a verbal guise test to investigate Swedish upper secondary school students’ language attitudes toward GA and RP. While research has been conducted on this topic before, few studies have incorporated all three cognitive, affective and conative components of the mentalist approach to language attitude, and even fewer with younger student participants, which are two components the present study included. READ MORE

  2. 2. Empowerment through art : non-governmental organisations’ art projects’ contribution to empowerment ofmarginalised groups in Mexico City and San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico

    University essay from Ersta Sköndal Bräcke högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap

    Author : Ivana Baljkas; [2021]
    Keywords : Empowerment; Social work; Non-governmental organisations; Mexico; Marginalized groups; Indigenous people; Prisoners; Art;

    Abstract : This study explores the ways marginalised groups can be supported in their empowerment process, and specifically how art projects organised by non-governmental organisations can contribute in the process. The focus is on prisoners and indigenous children and adults in Mexico City and San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico who are involved in the organisations’ projects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Discursive Construction of Chinese Women: Exploring the Multi-perception Discourses of the Reality Show Sisters Who Make Waves 

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Liu Liming; [2021]
    Keywords : Chinese women; reality show; celebrity culture; digital labour; hybrid media system; Discourse-Historical Approach DHA ;

    Abstract : This study explores the discursive construction of Chinese women in the Chinese reality show Sisters Who Make Waves, with a special focus on the discursive shifts and their relevance to the wider discourse of and about Chinese women. The analysis is carried out on two levels: the discursive construction of Chinese women in the said reality show and its recontextualisation across other discourses including in the public sphere and semi-private opinions of Chinese women. READ MORE

  4. 4. Generation Y’s attitude towards femvertising in cosmetics: women empowerment or purplewashing? : A mono-method qualitative study

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Margot Descouens; Valentine Gerbault; [2021]
    Keywords : femvertising; social brand activism; purplewashing; Generation Y; social media; Instagram; cosmetics industry;

    Abstract : In recent years, femvertising has become a new issue of interest for companies, specifically in areas targeting women. Indeed, some companies in the cosmetics industry, such as Dove - a pioneer in the field - have been addressing the representation of women in advertising by tackling issues of equality, inclusiveness, and self-acceptance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Circular Economy : Technoeconomic assessment of second-life EV batteries for energy storage applications in public buildings

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Maria Gris Trillo; [2021]
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    Abstract : With the accelerated tendency of renewable energy penetration in the electricity grid, energy storage becomes a crucial asset for matching generation and demand. The growth of energy storage systems requires adequate new policies and regulatory frameworks. READ MORE