Search for dissertations about: "public debate"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 136 swedish dissertations containing the words public debate.

  1. 1. Public Religions in Swedish Media : A Study of Religious Actors on Three Newspaper Debate Pages 2001-2011

    Author : Marta Axner; Mia Lövheim; Anders Sjöborg; Knut Lundby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; religion; media; public sphere; public religion; content analysis; mixed-methods; media logic; public debate; secularization; post-secular; mediatization; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : This study addresses issues concerning religion in the public sphere, brought about by the debates over the perceived resurgence of religion and the post-secular. The aim is to analyze the participation of religious actors in the public, using three newspaper debate pages as the empirical material. READ MORE

  2. 2. Self-rated health in public health evaluation

    Author : Maria Emmelin; Lars Dahlgren; Stig Wall; Per-Olof Östergren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; process evaluation; community intervention; self-rated health; public health; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : There is still a debate concerning the evidence base for community interventions. The randomised clinical trial design (RCT) is increasingly challenged as a gold standard for their evaluation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between Communication and Community : EU Constitution Making, a European Public Sphere and the (Un-)Likelihood of Transnational Debate

    Author : Maximilian Conrad; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; postnational democracy; framing; European public sphere; daily newspapers; constitutional patriotism; transnational debate; deliberation; Habermas; transnational engagement; permeability;

    Abstract : What kind of public sphere is possible in the European Union? Against the backdrop of debates on the transformation of democracy beyond the nation-state, this study explores daily newspapers’ role in providing forums for transnational debate in the presumed absence of an overarching European collective identity. It uses empirical means to reconsider the question of the supposed co-constitutiveness of the public sphere and political community. READ MORE

  4. 4. Waves of controversy : gene technology in Dagens nyheter 1973-96

    Author : Anna Olofsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Mass media; public debate; agenda setting; content analysis; society and technology; STS; public discourse analysis; gene technology; genetic engineering; biotechnology; scientific controversies; resistance to new technology; s-curve; life-cycle models; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the public debate on gene technology, between 1973 and 1996, in one of the agenda-setting media in Sweden, Dagens Nyheter. Gene technology is one of the latest controversial technologies which characterise our present Western society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mobile phones in school: From disturbing objects to infrastructure for learning

    Author : Torbjörn Ott; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : mobile phone; upper secondary school; teachers; students; public debate; infrastructure for learning;

    Abstract : Amid digitalisation, the mobile phone has pervaded society and become one of the most widespread digital technologies. In school, the mobile phone has stirred up conflicts and tensions visible in public debate as well as classrooms. Teachers and students have struggled to manage mobile phones within the boundaries of school practice. READ MORE