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Passiva strategier i postmoderna valsituationer

Ullberg, Anders LU (2012) SOCM11 20091
Sociology
Abstract (Swedish)
The research area of this essay is the people's perception of the post modern/late modern society's increasing individualization and increasing number of choices. The main theoretical points are Giddens and Bauman's theories about humans in the post modern/late modern society. Giddens describes reflexivity as a way to consider your own role and your responsibility to society. Bauman is in his works is resonating around the new demands on the individual's identity development and the individual's global responsibilities. The aim is to study how people deal with their situation between the expectations for increased information processing and the increasing amounts of choices in which this information is needed. One conclusion is that the... (More)
The research area of this essay is the people's perception of the post modern/late modern society's increasing individualization and increasing number of choices. The main theoretical points are Giddens and Bauman's theories about humans in the post modern/late modern society. Giddens describes reflexivity as a way to consider your own role and your responsibility to society. Bauman is in his works is resonating around the new demands on the individual's identity development and the individual's global responsibilities. The aim is to study how people deal with their situation between the expectations for increased information processing and the increasing amounts of choices in which this information is needed. One conclusion is that the respondents often find passive strategies to cope with the difficult and sometimes impossible situation between the increasing amount of information and the increasing number of choices. One such strategy is to forward all the information and the choosing process to someone else. Another strategy is to make no choice at all. A third passive strategy is the inconsistency. Despite high awareness of the negative environmental consequences of certain options, the respondents choose them anyway. An example of this is that they continue their traveling by car and by air, though they know the negative consequences of them. At the same time the same persons carefully separate waste and make environmentally wise choices. Keywords: (Less)
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author
Ullberg, Anders LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOCM11 20091
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
individualisering, informationshantering, val, passiva strategier
language
Swedish
id
2303908
date added to LUP
2012-01-30 13:43:36
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2012-02-17 14:14:44
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  abstract     = {The research area of this essay is the people's perception of the post modern/late modern society's increasing individualization and increasing number of choices. The main theoretical points are Giddens and Bauman's theories about humans in the post modern/late modern society. Giddens describes reflexivity as a way to consider your own role and your responsibility to society. Bauman is in his works is resonating around the new demands on the individual's identity development and the individual's global responsibilities. The aim is to study how people deal with their situation between the expectations for increased information processing and the increasing amounts of choices in which this information is needed. One conclusion is that the respondents often find passive strategies to cope with the difficult and sometimes impossible situation between the increasing amount of information and the increasing number of choices. One such strategy is to forward all the information and the choosing process to someone else. Another strategy is to make no choice at all. A third passive strategy is the inconsistency. Despite high awareness of the negative environmental consequences of certain options, the respondents choose them anyway. An example of this is that they continue their traveling by car and by air, though they know the negative consequences of them. At the same time the same persons carefully separate waste and make environmentally wise choices. Keywords:},
  author       = {Ullberg, Anders},
  keyword      = {individualisering,informationshantering,val,passiva strategier},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Passiva strategier i postmoderna valsituationer},
  year         = {2012},
}