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Konstruktionen av ätstörningar - En kvalitativ innehållsanalytisk studie av hur personer med ätstörningar framställs i svensk dags - och kvällspress mellan åren 2005 - 2016

Johansson, Amanda LU (2017) SOPA63 20162
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this study was to examine how eating disorders are constructed in the media. More specifically its aim was to find out how people with eating disorders are produced and constructed in the Swedish daily and evening papers. The study was based on a content analysis of twenty articles from daily and evening newspapers between 2005 - 2016 who presented eating disorders. The analysis was based on three different themes to help describe the results. The themes was the person, the disease and the environment. The results from the study was that people with eating disorders are often described as slim, young girls and that eating disorders as a disease often describes the sick person eating less and exercising more. The conclusion from... (More)
The aim of this study was to examine how eating disorders are constructed in the media. More specifically its aim was to find out how people with eating disorders are produced and constructed in the Swedish daily and evening papers. The study was based on a content analysis of twenty articles from daily and evening newspapers between 2005 - 2016 who presented eating disorders. The analysis was based on three different themes to help describe the results. The themes was the person, the disease and the environment. The results from the study was that people with eating disorders are often described as slim, young girls and that eating disorders as a disease often describes the sick person eating less and exercising more. The conclusion from the study shows that medias construction of people with eating disorders shows some typifications that together form an identity type that I have chosen to call the good girl. (Less)
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Johansson, Amanda LU
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SOPA63 20162
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
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Eating disorders, Social construction, Media
language
Swedish
id
8899626
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2017-01-20 13:39:02
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2017-01-20 13:39:02
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to examine how eating disorders are constructed in the media. More specifically its aim was to find out how people with eating disorders are produced and constructed in the Swedish daily and evening papers. The study was based on a content analysis of twenty articles from daily and evening newspapers between 2005 - 2016 who presented eating disorders. The analysis was based on three different themes to help describe the results. The themes was the person, the disease and the environment. The results from the study was that people with eating disorders are often described as slim, young girls and that eating disorders as a disease often describes the sick person eating less and exercising more. The conclusion from the study shows that medias construction of people with eating disorders shows some typifications that together form an identity type that I have chosen to call the good girl.},
  author       = {Johansson, Amanda},
  keyword      = {Eating disorders,Social construction,Media},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Konstruktionen av ätstörningar - En kvalitativ innehållsanalytisk studie av hur personer med ätstörningar framställs i svensk dags - och kvällspress mellan åren 2005 - 2016},
  year         = {2017},
}