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Hållbarhetens demokratiska dimension - En kritisk diskursanalys av Ekostaden Augustenborg

Lopez Valdivieso Svensson, Gustav LU (2019) STVK02 20191
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This essay will handle the subject of how the municipality of Malmö along with its real estate company MKB construct a discourse on how the neighborhood of Augustenborg should be understood. The essay uses critical discourse analysis to understand how the discourse is constructed, and what social consequences this has. The structure of the discourse has been mapped out with the concepts of the voices of discourse, sustainability and green fix. The combination of the concepts and the method of discourse analysis presented by Norman Fairclough together make up the analytical framework. The material in question is a booklet published by the municipality of Malmö and MKB. Through the analysis, central tendencies were identified, and with the... (More)
This essay will handle the subject of how the municipality of Malmö along with its real estate company MKB construct a discourse on how the neighborhood of Augustenborg should be understood. The essay uses critical discourse analysis to understand how the discourse is constructed, and what social consequences this has. The structure of the discourse has been mapped out with the concepts of the voices of discourse, sustainability and green fix. The combination of the concepts and the method of discourse analysis presented by Norman Fairclough together make up the analytical framework. The material in question is a booklet published by the municipality of Malmö and MKB. Through the analysis, central tendencies were identified, and with the concepts in the analytical framework, the essay has found that the discourse presented mainly draw on two separate discourse: a discourse of democracy and a discourse of sustainability. To draw on these, the text must construct the citizens of the neighborhood in a specific way, as well as construct sustainability in its neoliberal understanding. The essay concludes that this is undemocratic and therefore problematic, because of the way other subject positions and perspectives are excluded. (Less)
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author
Lopez Valdivieso Svensson, Gustav LU
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organization
course
STVK02 20191
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Augustenborg, diskursanalys, green fix, hållbarhet, demokrati
language
Swedish
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8975890
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2019-09-06 09:58:44
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2019-09-06 09:58:44
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  abstract     = {This essay will handle the subject of how the municipality of Malmö along with its real estate company MKB construct a discourse on how the neighborhood of Augustenborg should be understood. The essay uses critical discourse analysis to understand how the discourse is constructed, and what social consequences this has. The structure of the discourse has been mapped out with the concepts of the voices of discourse, sustainability and green fix. The combination of the concepts and the method of discourse analysis presented by Norman Fairclough together make up the analytical framework. The material in question is a booklet published by the municipality of Malmö and MKB. Through the analysis, central tendencies were identified, and with the concepts in the analytical framework, the essay has found that the discourse presented mainly draw on two separate discourse: a discourse of democracy and a discourse of sustainability. To draw on these, the text must construct the citizens of the neighborhood in a specific way, as well as construct sustainability in its neoliberal understanding. The essay concludes that this is undemocratic and therefore problematic, because of the way other subject positions and perspectives are excluded.},
  author       = {Lopez Valdivieso Svensson, Gustav},
  keyword      = {Augustenborg,diskursanalys,green fix,hållbarhet,demokrati},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Hållbarhetens demokratiska dimension - En kritisk diskursanalys av Ekostaden Augustenborg},
  year         = {2019},
}