Essays about: "symbolic capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 essays containing the words symbolic capital.

  1. 1. "You nibble away at the edges": A qualitative analysis of climate journalism practice in Aotearoa New Zealand

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/JMG - Inst f journalistik och masskomm

    Author : Áine Kelly-Costello; [2021-09-14]
    Keywords : Climate journalism; media logic; journalism practice theory; semi-structured interviews;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic climate change is a wicked problem and the nature of the climate discourse propagated through media outlets is one key component in shaping how the public understand and act upon its causes and ramifications. This study draws on journalism practice theory and related approaches to analyse semi-structured interviews from early 2020 with 10 journalists who consistently cover climate change in Aotearoa New Zealand. READ MORE

  2. 2. Digital Diplomacy: A study of social media and the changing role of the diplomatic service

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Frida Theander; [2021]
    Keywords : Digital Diplomacy; Public Diplomacy; Symbolic Capital; Power relations; Diplomatic core; Cultural diplomacy; Field of Struggle; Field Theory; Pierre Bourdieu.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study concerns digital diplomacy and the changing role of the diplomatic profession. By constructing a survey followed by descriptive in-depth interviews, this study demonstrates that Swedish diplomats have overall a positive view on social media’s role within the profession. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pushing buttons: an ethnographic interview study on toxicity in online gaming cultures

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Centrum för genusvetenskap

    Author : Ruben Melin; [2021]
    Keywords : toxicity; online gaming; symbolic violence; cultural domination; masculinity;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to research toxicity through how it was understood, experienced, and described by game enthusiasts. The toxicity described is further explored through theories of cultural and symbolic domination and through feminist game studies and the lens of masculinity theory. READ MORE

  4. 4. Materialising a Black Belt: A cultural analytical approach to clothing and capital in martial arts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Rebecca van der Steen; [2021]
    Keywords : material culture; martial arts; capital; Bourdieu; affect; mana; social hierarchy; global-local identity; karate clothing; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the material culture of karate clothing in Sweden, namely the karate belt(obi) and the karate uniform (gi). It employs ethnographic methods to observe how these objects reveal themselves in observation and interview in the karate practise hall (dojo), and uses a Bourdieuan framework to analyse the different types of capital which emerge; cultural, social and symbolic. READ MORE

  5. 5. The creative spark : A qualitative analysis of students’ pathways to preparatory art schools using Bourdieusian concepts

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Lisa Högkil; [2020]
    Keywords : Bourdieu; Symbolic capital; Art student trajectories; Illusio; Libido;

    Abstract : This qualitative study focuses on trajectories leading to preparatory art schools. It departs from in-depth interviews of considerable length with a small number (9) of students in preparatory art schools in Stockholm. READ MORE