Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Hälsosamhället: En kvalitativ studie av medias påverkan på människors livsstil
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Health, and the way people have chosen to live their lives, is very much focused on in our society today. This caught my interest to study media´s influence on our lifestyle. Media has a very influential position when it comes to people’s attitudes and knowledge regarding health and lifestyle. My purpose with this essay is to gain an understanding of the way media´s reports about lifestyle affects people and also to find out if media in any way motivates people to make changes to their lifestyle. My research questions are as follows; How does the media influence people´s lifestyle? What is the role of the media in terms of lifestyle choices? It is a qualitative study and I have chosen to conduct interviews to collect my empirical data. I have interviewed the group of people who regularly exercises at a gym because they have chosen a so-called healthy lifestyle. I have also sought out people in two age groups in order to compare media’s influence between the two groups. The result shows that media affects people in different ways depending on their basic values and opinions. I also came to the conclusion that the primary source of information ,when it comes to lifestyle, is the media and those who are 20-30 years are affected more than 50 to 60 – year olds.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 21 p.
Keyword [en]
Social Behaviour Law
Keyword [sv]
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik, Livsstil, media, påverka
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-47801Local ID: 54f65d89-7bc7-4395-a955-166d5c8b974dOAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-47801DiVA: diva2:1021130
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 15 credits
Educational program
Sociology, bachelor's level
Supervisors
Note
Validerat; 20130710 (global_studentproject_submitter)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(697 kB)252 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT02.pdfFile size 697 kBChecksum SHA-512
a380a3a3c2c96436fa0c158fe2541785bf6401656750f813e18f2b3c4efd7ca6fdf957291c59dcdf4699834e174837ecc1156c003d49b4b0dd955bef2e430fc2
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 252 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 76 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf