Essays about: "the Social Construction of Reality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 essays containing the words the Social Construction of Reality.

  1. 1. If this is a genocide: A critical discourse analysis of opening addresses at the Israeli Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014-2021

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gabriel Lindgren; [2022]
    Keywords : Israel; Holocaust; remembrance; security; discourse; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the discussion on the relation between memory and security in how Holocaust remembrance discourse affect the construction of security in Israel. By utilizing Norman Fairclough’s method of textual and discursive practice it analyzes speeches held by Israeli heads of state at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Remembrance Day between the years 2014-2021. READ MORE

  2. 2. A CINEMATIC VILLAGE FOR A CHANGING LANDSCAPE - AN ALPINE ROMANTIC STORY

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Diana Sacco; [2022]
    Keywords : Alps; Aosta Valley; Oyace; Artificial lake; Climate change; Fiction; Cinematic; Novel; Narrative; Village; Staging; Performative; Future landscapes; awareness; Movie; wilderness; artefice; constructed;

    Abstract : Climate change has already had noticeable effects on the environment. Glaciers are retreating, ice on lakes and rivers is melting earlier, plant and animal species have relocated, and trees are blooming sooner. READ MORE

  3. 3. Family Socialisation & Construction of Environmental Meaning : A study of family units as socialisation agents in which environmental discourses are created through the interactions of family members

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Victoria Cassola; [2022]
    Keywords : Family socialisation; Primary socialisation; Family communication; Environmental awareness; Environmental communication; Eco-anxiety;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how environmental meaning is constructed within families, considered as units of socialisation, and what role family members play in it. Family socialisation is a dynamic moment in which family members interact and generate meanings, values, beliefs and habits. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The portrayal of Crime : Printed news media's representation of crime in Malmö

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för kriminologi (KR)

    Author : Linn Nilsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Crime; Critical discourse analysis; Malmö; Media; Social construction;

    Abstract : In today's modern society we are highly exposed to different media in our everyday life, and individuals may spend a large part of their time taking part in media debates, news and other information shared on different media channels. Through this, news media have become an influential factor for how individuals in today's society perceive and construct reality, and consequently the public's perception of crime. READ MORE