Essays about: "social movements"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 267 essays containing the words social movements.

  1. 1. “I am East German” - How an East German identity is experienced and defined by the generation born after reunification

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Eniglein; [2019-10-18]
    Keywords : identity; East Germany; intergenerational narratives; media narratives; Heimat; regional identities;

    Abstract : The increased success of right-wing movements and populist parties in East Germany since 2015 led to a public debate about the East and the people who live there. An increased number of young East Germans are now participating in talks and debates about the East, addressing the regions´ problems and challenges but also trying to counter argue its negative image (Engler and Hensel 2018a, 9). READ MORE

  2. 2. The Emerge of the social strike - A new opportunity for labour?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/ Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Viktor Ottosson; [2019-05-24]
    Keywords : social strike; strike; labour unrest; labour movement; social movements; anti-austerity; historical materialism;

    Abstract : In recent years a new emergent form of collective action – the social strike – has been discussed insocial movement networks. So far, the concept of social strike has only surfaced briefly in previousresearch and this article aims to deepen the understanding of the concept and why it is emerging inour historical moment. READ MORE

  3. 3. #Karlmennskan Raising awareness of toxic masculinity through hashtag activism in Iceland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : þórdis Ylfa Þórsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Toxic masculinity; hashtag activism; social media; Twitter; Iceland; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on #Karlmennskan activism and experiences of participants in the activism. #Karlmennskan is a hashtag activism that started on Twitter in Iceland in March 2018. The main focus was to bring awareness to toxic masculinity and to show how it can be harmful to both men and women. READ MORE

  4. 4. The use of social movements in marketing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Johanna Berggren; Karolina Lander; [2019]
    Keywords : Social movements; #Metoo; advertisement; Gillette; mixed method; visual advertising; gender in advertising; emotional branding; audience reception; Sociala rörelser; marknadsföring; visuell marknadsföring; genus i marknadsföring; publikmottagning; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In today’s marketing, we now and then see organizations using socio-political movements. This phenomenon often creates questions amongst its audience whether the organization genuinely cares about the movement, or whether it is just an easy way to capitalize on the movement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Putting people back into the economy: Urban restructuring and emerging alternatives in time of crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Madeleine Wahlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Social and solidarity economy; social innovation; social entrepreneurship; Barcelona; urban governance; social justice; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In many cities around the world, the financial crisis 2007 served as an opportunity both for grassroots movements and governments to rethink existing models of urban development. Some authors have pointed out that the crisis served to elevate discourses for progressive post-neoliberal urban transformations. READ MORE