Search for dissertations about: "media ethnography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words media ethnography.

  1. 1. Desire Lines : Towards a Queer Digital Media Phenomenology

    Author : Matilda Tudor; Stina Bengtsson; Sharif Mowlabocus; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; digital media; queer; Russia; phenomenology; space; time; mobility; visibility; embodiment; discontinuity; Hornet; Growlr; VKontakte; Mamba; digitalt mediebruk; queer; Ryssland; fenomenologi; tid och rum; mobilitet; synlighet; kroppslighet; diskontinuitet; Hornet; Growlr; Vkontakte; Mamba; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores ways in which “queer digital media use” co-produces senses of space, time, and queer being in contemporary Russia. Considering the particular implications of (in)visibility for queer living, and the importance of compartmentalizing conflicting spheres, the study provides a grounded account of queer life lived with and through digital media in a context currently characterized by “anti-gay” sentiments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Voices from the margins : People, media, and the struggle for land in Brazil

    Author : Paola Sartoretto; André Jansson; Thomas Tufte; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social movements; mobilisation; media ethnography; Latin America; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study looks into communicative processes and media practices among members of a subaltern social movement. The aim is to gain an understanding of how these processes and practices contribute to symbolic cohesion in the movement, how they develop and are socialized into practices, and how these processes and practices help challenge hegemonic groups in society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Feminism, citizenship and the media : an ethnographic study of identity processes within four women's associations

    Author : Leonor Camauër; Liesbet van Zoonen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; FEMINISM; CITIZENSHIP; WOMEN S MOVEMENT; ETHNOGRAPHY; MEDIA; PUBLIC SPHERE; CIVIL SOCIETY; NARRATIVE IDENTITY; PRODUCTION; PARTICIPATION; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this doctoral thesis is to investigate the media practices of four Swedish women's associations and some of their individual members in order to gain insight into the role of the media in these women's individual and collective processes of identity formation as feminists and citizens. The studied media practices include first, the individual and collective meaning-making processes in which the women are involved when interpreting the media they use in everyday life, and, secondly, the associations' public-oriented practices, i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moments of lobbying : an ethnographic study of meetings between lobbyists and politicians

    Author : Camilla Nothhaft; Göran Eriksson; Mats Eriksson; Øyvind Ihlen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lobbying; Brussels; communication; interaction; shadowing; ethnography; strategies; organizing principles; impression management; relations; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; lobbying; Impression management;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to define and further the understanding of the practice of lobbying as it manifests in the participants’ interactions with each other and to identify its specific conditions (rules, standards, traits).A research overview shows that lobbying as a political phenomenon is well researched, but that the action per se tends to been taken for granted as ‘talking’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Death Online in Contemporary Russia : Memory, Forgetting 
and the Connective Presence of Mourning on the Internet

    Author : Katerina Linden; Amanda Lagerkvist; Ylva Ekström; Anna Reading; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; existential media studies; virtual ethnography; death online; digital memory studies; connective presence; Dasein; default amnesia; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the ways in which online technologies transform communal commemoration and grief practices in the Russian-speaking world, and what the existential implications of these changes are for individuals and society. This aim is rooted in the theoretical framework of existential media studies complemented by digital memory studies and death online studies. READ MORE