Search for dissertations about: "mass-media"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the word mass-media.

  1. 1. Enemies of the People Whistle-Blowing and the Sociology of Tragedy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Magnus Haglunds; Göran Ahrne; Fredrik Engelstad; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; whistle-blowing; tragedy; dramaturgical sociology; situational analysis; status degradation; identity transformation; mass media; organizations; moral indignation; Henrik Ibsen; seal-hunting; Bofors; Norway; Karlskoga; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Enemies of the People is a book that examines whistle-blowing—i.e., the unauthorized conveyance of sensitive information to mass media and authorities—and the social responses this performance provokes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perilous Silences and Counterproductive Narratives Pertaining to HIV/AIDS in the Ugandan, Lesotho and Namibian Press

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Cecilia Strand; Mats Edenius; Lowe Hedman; Thomas Tufte; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; mass media; homosexuality; Africa; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Research on Western mainstream media’s framing of HIV/AIDS in the 1980’s, showed that media narratives influenced audiences’ understanding of the epidemic, as well as society’s responses. Subsequently, by analyzing a society’s mass media and its framing of HIV/AIDS, it is possible to explore what understandings are given preferential treatment in that society, as well as explore what social change those narratives indirectly or directly facilitate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Television in Time: Research Images and Empirical Findings

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Thorbjörn Broddason; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; television; political knowledge; mass media; long-term research; image s of television; Iceland; favourite country; Book-reading; cultural continuities; youth; Press and communication sciences; Journalistik; media; kommunikation;

    Abstract : The thesis contains a general theoretical and historical argument and the application of this argument to specific empirical data gathered over a period of 23 years among young people in Iceland. The first part consists of a selective review of the international research literature on television at the time of writing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Public Finance Retirement Behavior and Disaster Relief

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutet för internationell ekonomi

    Author : Thomas Eisensee; Fabrizio Zilibotti; Kjetil Storesletten; Xavier Mateos-Planas; ; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Computable General Equilibrium; Retirement; Fiscal Policy; Political Economy; Foreign Aid; Mass Media; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of three self-contained essays on Public Finance.“News Droughts, News Floods and U.S. Disaster Relief” studies the mass media's influence on the U. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information, Voting Behavior and Electoral Accountability

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Mattias Nordin; Eva Mörk; Massimo Bordignon; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information; Voting Behavior; Electoral Accountability; Principal-Agent; Vote Aggregation; Mass Media; News Consumption;

    Abstract : Essay 1: In this paper, I investigate the causal effect of information on citizens’ ability to hold their elected politicians accountable for past behavior. Using survey data from the 2006 U.S. READ MORE