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En gång dömd, alltid dömd: Hur Lexbase uppstod, försvann och återuppstod
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Studies.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Studies.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Once convicted, always doomed, How Lexbase emerged, disappeared and reappeared, by Fanny Krafft and Per Rosander, is a case study based on the Social Shaping of Technology (SST) perspective. The study deals with the controversial service Lexbase and how the reaction in the media highlights the phenomenon as very critical in line with our society. The study intends to explain what the phenomenon Lexbase is an expression of, based on the media's reactions in the newspaper through a content analysis. This analyze of the reactions, shall be able to answer the problem statement. This is;how can the appearance of a service like Lexbase explained? In order to answer the problem statement, intends the study to manage a variety of literatures that are systematically selected for the study purpose and question. The literature will explain how Lexbase could occur.


The purpose of this study is to try to investigate how Lexbase has been made possible and what underlying factors existed to create the service.To study the phenomenon will the study use STT as theoretical framework, as well as other theories that are considered relevant to handle. The study will also assume the causal factors that made Lexbase available in the market such as internets condition, Swedish legislation and entrepreneurship among others.


The result shows that Lexbase has occurred by society interactions with technology, which has opened up a glade in the market. In the empirical evidence clearly shows that the community is critical to the service, but because it is legally legitimate are the discussions about the basis of an ethical and moral perspective.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 64 p.
Keyword [en]
Morality Media Internet Lexbase Social Shaping of Techology
Keyword [sv]
Moral Media Internet Lexbase Social Shaping of Techology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-46841OAI: diva2:862456
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Sociology Programme, 180 credits
Available from: 2015-10-22 Created: 2015-10-22 Last updated: 2015-10-22Bibliographically approved

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