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Introvert - En stigmatiserad kategori under förändring

Brandt, Emma LU (2019) SANK02 20191
Social Anthropology
Abstract
This paper discusses the phenomenon surrounding the concept introversion and the medial discourse concerning it in Sweden. It also analyses the concept with a medical anthropological perspective in the Swedish context as an attempt to explain why introversion has become a popular personality type to both write about and identify with. How do the media handle the concept? What does this say about the society and how can one explain the creation of and foothold the concept got in the Swedish society? The paper try to explain how the phenomenon is socially constructed by norms and how the culture determine what is regarded as normal and deviant with a theoretical framework regarding diagnosis as a comparable aspect and to give a better... (More)
This paper discusses the phenomenon surrounding the concept introversion and the medial discourse concerning it in Sweden. It also analyses the concept with a medical anthropological perspective in the Swedish context as an attempt to explain why introversion has become a popular personality type to both write about and identify with. How do the media handle the concept? What does this say about the society and how can one explain the creation of and foothold the concept got in the Swedish society? The paper try to explain how the phenomenon is socially constructed by norms and how the culture determine what is regarded as normal and deviant with a theoretical framework regarding diagnosis as a comparable aspect and to give a better understanding in an anthropological perspective to transient phenomena that rise and die out. (Less)
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author
Brandt, Emma LU
supervisor
organization
course
SANK02 20191
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Socialantropologi, antropologi, introvert, diagnos, kategorisering, kultur, media.
language
Swedish
id
8979443
date added to LUP
2019-06-05 11:48:40
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2019-06-05 11:48:40
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  abstract     = {This paper discusses the phenomenon surrounding the concept introversion and the medial discourse concerning it in Sweden. It also analyses the concept with a medical anthropological perspective in the Swedish context as an attempt to explain why introversion has become a popular personality type to both write about and identify with. How do the media handle the concept? What does this say about the society and how can one explain the creation of and foothold the concept got in the Swedish society? The paper try to explain how the phenomenon is socially constructed by norms and how the culture determine what is regarded as normal and deviant with a theoretical framework regarding diagnosis as a comparable aspect and to give a better understanding in an anthropological perspective to transient phenomena that rise and die out.},
  author       = {Brandt, Emma},
  keyword      = {Socialantropologi,antropologi,introvert,diagnos,kategorisering,kultur,media.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Introvert - En stigmatiserad kategori under förändring},
  year         = {2019},
}