Search for dissertations about: "consumer politics"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words consumer politics.

  1. 1. Regulating a Controversy Inside Stakeholder Strategies and Regime Transition in the Self-Regulation of Swedish Advertising 1950–1971

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Michael Funke; Dan Bäcklund; Magnus Eklund; Thomas Pettersson; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; advertising; advertising criticism; advertising regulation; advertising history; advertising industry; affluent society; business; business associations; business history; business interest organizations; business studies; competition; consumer; consumer politics; consumer history; consumerism; co-regulation; corporatism; economic history; history; interest groups; market regulation; marketing; marketing history; marketing regulation; marketer; policy studies; policy process; political economy; political science; postwar; regime; regulation theory; self-regulation; market self-regulation; self-regulation history; stakeholder; Sweden; efterkrigstiden; ekonomisk historia; företagsekonomi; företagshistoria; historia; intressegrupper; konsumentfrågor; konsumentpolitik; konsumenthistoria; konsumenträtt; korporatism; lagstiftning; marknad; marknadsföring; marknadsföringshistoria; marknadsregleringar; marknadsrätt; näringslivet; näringslivsorganisationer; politisk ekonomi; regleringar; regleringsteori; reklam; reklambranschen; reklamhistoria; rättshistoria; samhällsvetenskap; samreglering; självreglering; socialdemokratin; statsvetenskap; Sverige; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the development of the self-regulation of advertising in Sweden from 1950 until 1971. Self-regulation was initiated in the 1930s due to a business desire to regulate fair competition in marketing, and while it initially was a minor operation, the 1950s and 1960s were characterized by extensive development. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Constitution of Consumption Food Labeling and the Politics of Consumerism

    University dissertation from Stockholm : School of Business, Stockholm University

    Author : Carl Yngfalk; Torkild Thanem; Jacob Östberg; Avi Shankar; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; power; Foucault; consumerism; consumption; consumer culture; institutions; markets; dialectical; food labeling; best before; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The power dynamics of consumerism is an important aspect of contemporary consumer culture. Within the field of marketing and consumption, consumer culture theory (CCT) tends to understand power in terms of agency, the ability of consumers to emancipate from a market infused by the culture of consumerism. READ MORE

  3. 3. FASHIONABLE POLITICS The discursive construction of ethical consumerism in corporate communications, news media, and social media

    University dissertation from Stockholm : School of Business, Stockholm University

    Author : Johanna Arnesson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ethical consumerism; neoliberalism; political brand cultures; consumer culture; critical discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the discursive construction of ethical consumerism – a notion that encompasses both ‘conscious’ consumption choices and responsible’ corporate activities – in mediated discourses about fashion and clothing consumption in Sweden. Drawing on the discourse-historical approach within critical discourse analysis, the study provides an empirical examination of discursive elements in corporate communications, newspapers, and social media, which construct the market as the best solution to social injustice and climate change. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transaction Spaces Consumption Configurations and City Formation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Lukas Smas; Brita Hermelin; Bo Lenntorp; Peter Jackson; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; consumption; transactions spaces; city formation; everyday life; commodities; urban development; consumer services; retail; spatial practices and representations; time-geography; Stockholm; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Consumption forms and is formed by the city. How, when and where commodities are transacted is essential in this urban drama of mutual relationships. This thesis explores how consumption and everyday life in cities are interrelated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Doing Things in Relation to Machines Studies on Online Interactivity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anders Olof Larsson; Pär Ågerfalk; Stefan Hrastinski; Else Nygren; Mark Aakhus; [2012]

    Abstract : The Internet is often discussed in conjunction with various notions of interactivity. Recently, conceptualizations of a “Web 2.0″, mainly focusing on harnessing user-generated content, have grown increasingly common in both public discourse and among researchers interested in the continued growth and transformation of the Internet. READ MORE