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
Striden om det svenska snuset: En studie av identitetskonstruktioner i den svenska rapporteringen om EU:s tobaksdirektiv
Örebro University, School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This paper examines constructions of identities in Swedish news paper articles concerning the European Unions’s Tobacco Products Directive. Using critical discourse analysis (CDA) supported by theories of discourse, semiotics and identity formation, this paper argues that constructions of a Swedish ”Us” are distinguished from a non-Swedish ”Them”. These constructions depends on categories such as use of tobacco, science, history and war, which are frequently used in the discourse to separate ”Us”, ”the good” from ”Them”, ”the bad”. By doing so, these constructions support interests of, for example, the Swedish tobacco industry, while disadvantaging others. The results demonstrate five different identity positions inherented in the construction of ”Us” and ”Them”.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014.
National Category
Media and Communications
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-33137OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-33137DiVA: diva2:688664
Subject / course
Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Available from: 2014-05-15 Created: 2014-01-17 Last updated: 2017-10-17Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(7931 kB)296 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT02.pdfFile size 7931 kBChecksum SHA-512
ce186f02716c1f0408466e999e977b8ac9055da6c0fa9e520adb099246183af4dd49c80b1cfbef7d498184fd65e4d717d1b655553150e294e44db0dbdeeb2f1d
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Media and Communications

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 296 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: 731 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