Search for dissertations about: "Media and Communication Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 269 swedish dissertations containing the words Media and Communication Studies.

  1. 1. Beyond Orientalism and Occidentalism : Identity constructions in Arab and Western news media

    Author : Mahitab Ezz El Din; Stig-Arne Nohrstedt; Leonor Camauër; Åsa Kroon; Göran Eriksson; Peter Hervik; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Orientalism; Occidentalism; Arab; West; Othering; identity; media constructions; tolerance; multiculturalism; xenophobia; Peace Journalism; Global War on Terror; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; media representations; stereotypes; post-colonial theories; hybrid identity; peace journalism; Western media; Arab media; Journalistik; Journalism; Medievetenskap och journalistik; Media Studies and Journalism; Media and Communication Science; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study examines how the media construct the identities of the Other by creating various ‘us’ versus ‘them’ positions (Othering) when covering non-violence-based intercultural conflicts in Arab and Western news media. Othering in this study is understood as an umbrella concept that in general terms refers to the discursive process of constructing and positioning the Self and the Other into separate identities of an ‘us’ and a ‘them. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘Collaborative Competition’ : Stance-taking and Positioning in the European Parliament

    Author : Nazli Avdan; Leelo Keevallik; Angelika Linke; Frank Baasner; Jan Anward; John DuBois; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Parliamentary Interaction; Questions and Questioning; the European Parliament; Stancetaking; Intergroup Positioning;

    Abstract : The European Parliament (EP) is the scene where certain issues concerning over 500 million ‘Europeans’ are publicly debated and where politically relevant groupings are discursively coconstructed. While the Members of the Parliament (MEPs) pursue their political agendas, intergroup boundaries are drawn, reinforced, and/or transgressed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Creative voices of the city : Articulating media, space and cultural identities by creative collectives in Southeast Asia

    Author : Zaki Habibi; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; articulation; creativity; creative city; cultural identity; cultural memory; cultural resistance; media practice; space; visual method; artikulation; kreativitet; kreativ stad; kulturell identitet; kulturellt minne; kulturellt motstånd; medieutövning; visuell metod;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the lived cultures of the individuals within collectives who are part of creative cities in Southeast Asia. Such individuals and their creative collectives are all too often rendered silent and unnoticed within the official narratives of creative city branding. READ MORE

  4. 4. Play, Culture and Learning : Studies of Second-Language and Conceptual Development in Swedish Preschools

    Author : Robin Samuelsson; Per Ledin; Stina Hållsten; Karin Aronsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; early childhood education; ECEC; preschool; play; affordances; embodiment; multimodal; interaction; second-language development; conceptual development; culture; cultural affordances; digital tools; artefacts; perception; förskola; förskolepedagogik; didaktik; förskola; lek; affordanser; kroppslighet; multimodalitet; interaktion; andraspråksutveckling; begreppsutveckling; kultur; kulturella affordanser; digitala redskap; artefakter; perception; Utbildningsvetenskapliga studier; Studies in the Educational Sciences;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies how second-language and conceptual development emerge through interactions in Swedish preschool environments. It studies how types of interaction, such as play, can scaffold children toward such developments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk, language and discourse

    Author : Max Boholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Niklas Möller; Terje Aven; KTH; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; risk;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyses the concept of risk and how it functions as an organizing principle of discourse, paying close attention to actual linguistic practice.          Article 1 analyses the concepts of risk, safety and security and their relations based on corpus data (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). READ MORE