Search for dissertations about: "critical discourse analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words critical discourse analysis.

  1. 1. Swedish management in Singapore: a discourse analysis study

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Cheryl Marie Cordeiro-Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Lingvistikämnen; Linguistic subjects; Swedish management; discourse analysis; grounded theory; critical discourse analysis; Singapore management; Sweden; Singapore; systemics functional linguistics;

    Abstract : The concept of Scandinavian management as a specialized field of interest, began in the early 1980s with a variety of methods, including quantitative questionnaires, surveys, case studies and narratives within the organization. This dissertation uses discourse analysis as a tool for studying Swedish management characteristics outside of Scandinavia, mainly in Singapore. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Everybody Welcome to France” : Secularism, Governmentality & Fantasy in the French Republic 2003-2011

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Stencilavhandling

    Author : Per-Erik Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; France; republic; nation; integration; assimilation; nationalism; secularism; secularist; secularization; laïcité; Islam; other; veil; identity; tolerance; freedom of conscience; gender equality; citizenship; critical religion; discourse; discourse analysis; illiberalism; republicanism; Religionshistoria; History of Religions; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : What does it mean to be “secular”? How are “secular” identities constructed and negotiated? How can one understand that “secularism” has become an important marker of identity for nationalistic forces in Europe?In the dissertation “Everybody, Welcome to France” the author sets out to inquire into the topic of secularism and national identity in contemporary France. The specific research question is how France has been articulated as a “secular” republic in political speech and legislative text in 2003-2011 and how this articulation relates to conceptions of “nation”, “integration”, and “citizenship”. READ MORE

  3. 3. Persuasiveness in the discourse of wine : The rhetoric of Robert Parker

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Charlotte Hommerberg; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; appraisal; assessment; critical discourse analysis; evaluation; persuasiveness; pragma-dialectics; recommendation; rhetoric; rhetorical argumentation; Robert Parker; text analysis; wine review; winespeak; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this study is to explore a case of remarkably powerful contemporary rhetoric, namely Robert Parker’s wine writing, which has had an unprecedented impact in the world of prestigious wine for more than two decades. Parker, an American autodidact who gave up his career in law to become a fulltime wine critic, is considered the most influential critic of all time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Talet om lärarutbildning

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Owe Lindberg; Örebro universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : teacher education; teacher education reform; theory; practice; analysis; discourse; modernity; Toulmin; pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation can be described as threefold, (i) to problematice the ways in which we talk about, or, the discourses of, teacher education, (ii) to analyse contemporary discussions about teacher education as it has taken shape in relation to the present teacher education reform in Sweden, and (iii) to develop points of references for alternative ways to talk about teacher education, on the basis of (i) and (ii), and in relation to Stephen Toulmin’s analysis of the modern project.The dissertation consists of twelve chapters divided into four parts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Consuming and Communicating Fruit and Vegetables : A Nation-Wide Food Survey and Analysis of Blogs among Swedish Adults

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna-Mari Simunaniemi; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : fruit and vegetables; 24-h recall; food frequency questionnaire; discourse analysis; cluster analysis; communication; blogs; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Culinary Arts and Meal Science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Måltidskunskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics; Kostvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption among Swedish adults and to use F&V-related perceptions for audience segmentation. Further, the aim was to identify motives and approaches of F&V bloggers, as well as to analyze F&V-related online discourses. READ MORE