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Dags- och kvällspressens framställningar av hemlöshetens orsaker – En kvalitativ innehållsanalys av fyra tidskrifter

Senniksen, Christian LU (2013) SOPA63 20131
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this study was to see how some of Sweden’s leading newspapers explained the
causes of homelessness. The study reveals a variety of explanations to homelessness
told by the newspapers. To do so the method of content analysis has been used, this is
a method to reveal categories and themes in the subjected material.
This study also tries to discuss how medias explanations to homelessness can affect the
publics opinions about the phenomena. To do so I have used a theory about the second level
agenda-setting, which is a theory which tries to explain how media can affect the
public opinion about a given phenomena. The theory of claims-making, which also is applied
to this study tries to explain how
media can construct social... (More)
The aim of this study was to see how some of Sweden’s leading newspapers explained the
causes of homelessness. The study reveals a variety of explanations to homelessness
told by the newspapers. To do so the method of content analysis has been used, this is
a method to reveal categories and themes in the subjected material.
This study also tries to discuss how medias explanations to homelessness can affect the
publics opinions about the phenomena. To do so I have used a theory about the second level
agenda-setting, which is a theory which tries to explain how media can affect the
public opinion about a given phenomena. The theory of claims-making, which also is applied
to this study tries to explain how
media can construct social problems by addressing them as such. This study as I have
implicated above
have a cunstructionistic standpoint, and tries to examine the explanations to homelessness in a
constructive context. In short this study revealed that Swedish newspapers in some way can
influence the public opinion about homelessness and that the current research not always
correlate with the newspapers writings. (Less)
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author
Senniksen, Christian LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
claims-making, agenda-setting, constructionism, Homelessness, social problem
language
Swedish
id
4019053
date added to LUP
2013-09-06 13:46:38
date last changed
2013-09-06 13:46:38
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to see how some of Sweden’s leading newspapers explained the
causes of homelessness. The study reveals a variety of explanations to homelessness
told by the newspapers. To do so the method of content analysis has been used, this is
a method to reveal categories and themes in the subjected material.
This study also tries to discuss how medias explanations to homelessness can affect the
publics opinions about the phenomena. To do so I have used a theory about the second level
agenda-setting, which is a theory which tries to explain how media can affect the
public opinion about a given phenomena. The theory of claims-making, which also is applied
to this study tries to explain how
media can construct social problems by addressing them as such. This study as I have
implicated above
have a cunstructionistic standpoint, and tries to examine the explanations to homelessness in a
constructive context. In short this study revealed that Swedish newspapers in some way can
influence the public opinion about homelessness and that the current research not always
correlate with the newspapers writings.},
  author       = {Senniksen, Christian},
  keyword      = {claims-making,agenda-setting,constructionism,Homelessness,social problem},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Dags- och kvällspressens framställningar av hemlöshetens orsaker – En kvalitativ innehållsanalys av fyra tidskrifter},
  year         = {2013},
}