Essays about: "social sciences - psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 125 essays containing the words social sciences - psychology.

  1. 1. Drudgingly the squirrel feeds itself- Performatively collective action influences oppressive norms: Mixed-Method Study on the Subversion of Oppressive Norms in Activist and Policy Discourse

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Manon Bisdorf; [2021]
    Keywords : oppressive norms; collective action; performativity; mixed methods; feminist research; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Like a squirrel that slowly collects nuts for the winter, this thesis emphasizes the importance of small acts in the collective struggle for a just world. Currently, oppressive norms confine certain ways of being. READ MORE

  2. 2. Who Leads Matters? A study of presidential leadership and its impact on environmental policy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Clara Andrén; [2020]
    Keywords : Foreign Policy Analysis; leadership; Obama; Trump; environmental policy; Paris Agreement; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As climate change is a global threat it is of essence to understand how we can work against it. Research within the sphere of Peace and Conflict Studies lacks the perspective of the psychology behind world leaders as an explanation for how environmental policy is conducted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Deconstructing and Reconstructing Attitudes Towards Immigrants: The Case of Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Nino Zubashvili; [2020]
    Keywords : Attitudes towards immigrants; immigrant integration policies; quantitative methods; social economy and social psychology; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Host societies’ attitudes towards immigrants in Europe has continuously been getting attention in recent decades of increased levels of globalization, as attitudes determine the levels of immigrants’ integration. This, in turn, has huge influence on social cohesion so important for the functioning of peaceful and just societies. READ MORE

  4. 4. First-time mothers & Symbolic Consumption - The role of baby clothing consumption in woman's transition to motherhood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Sara Liski; [2020]
    Keywords : Motherhood; Symbolic Consumption; Baby Clothing; Meanings; Socio-cultural retailing; Consumer Culture Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The parents growing interest towards children clothing has become apparent when following Finnish media during the past years. In similar vein consumer culture literature has noticed the rise of clothing markets for newborns. It is scientifically proven that consumption objects have a significant role in life transitional phases. READ MORE

  5. 5. If music moves us, can it make us move on? A qualitative study on musicians and the role of music in relation to emotion regulation and coping

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Keya Hedlin; Bror Sjöstrand; [2020]
    Keywords : Musicians; Music; Coping; Emotion; Emotion Regulation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the field of music psychology, many studies have suggested that music can influence emotions. This qualitative study aimed to explore the emotional and cognitive effects and usage of music by musicians, especially pertaining to coping and regulating emotions. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with ten musicians. READ MORE