Search for dissertations about: "media role in economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words media role in economy.

  1. 1. Towards a sustainable media system Explorative studies of emerging media consumption trends and media processes for content production

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Malin Picha Edwardsson; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Future of media; media consumption; media production; environmental aspects; media and sustainability; Media Technology; Medieteknik;

    Abstract : Understanding the process of transformational change currently taking place in the media industry is an urgent challenge for people working in the industry as well as for media consumers and other stakeholders. There is a great need to deepen our general knowledge when it comes to what the future media landscape will look like. READ MORE

  2. 2. Voicing the Slum : Youth, Community Media and Social Change in Nairobi

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Jessica Gustafsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Community media; Youth; Social Change; Nairobi; Kenya; Democratisation; Youth Culture; Identity; Community broadcasting; Slums; Communication Studies; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Since late 2006, several small media projects have emerged in the slums of Nairobi with the aim to counterbalance the ignorance from mainstream media, provide the slums residents with news, information and an opportunity to voice their needs and discuss relevant issues. These media are best labelled community media, since their main concern is to serve the interests of the community, in this context the slums. READ MORE

  3. 3. The unmanageable modernity. An explorative study of motorized mobility in development

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Marie Thynell; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; development studies; international political economy; large technological systems; hegemony; local interpretation; automobility; motorization; sustainability; Brasília; Tehran; Rome; New Delhi;

    Abstract : This thesis is an explorative study of a neglected area in International Political Economy and Development Studies. Modernisation has provoked the global extension of motorized mobility. The establishing of motorized transport systems is a core area in modern development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Entrepreneurship in Russia: Western Ideas in Russian Translation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Oksana Shmulyar Gréen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Russia; entrepreneurship; capitalist development; Western business education; Russian marchants; Soviet managers; middle classes; networks;

    Abstract : Aim of this thesis is to outline, both historically and in our own time, the development of entrepreneurship in Russia, a country where the very existence of the phenomenon has for a long period of time been either denied or confined to the margins of illegality and semi-legality. The primary focus of this work is on the emergence of a new generation of entrepreneurs that came to thrive in the 1990s, the most turbulent but also the most promising years of Russia’s economic, political, and social transformation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geographies of the Japanese Cultural Economy Innovation and Creative Consumption

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Jakob Nobuoka; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Japan; Cultural Economy; Innovation; Consumption; Manga; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : What is the role of the consumer in the contemporary cultural economy? Where are culturaleconomy innovations and competitiveness created? This thesis aims to provide tentativeanswers to these questions by focusing on some illustrative examples from the Japanesecultural economy. However, rather than primarily describing firm strategies or industrialdynamics, emphasis is put on the places and practices of users. READ MORE