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FASHIONABLE POLITICS The discursive construction of ethical consumerism in corporate communications, news media, and social media


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Title: FASHIONABLE POLITICS The discursive construction of ethical consumerism in corporate communications, news media, and social media
Authors: Arnesson, Johanna
E-mail: johanna.arnesson@jmg.gu.se
Issue Date: 14-Sep-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG) ; Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation (JMG)
Date of Defence: 2018-10-05
Disputation: Fredagen den 5 oktober 2018, kl. 13.15, SA420, Annedalsseminariet, Seminariegatan 1A
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Publications by the department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG)
74: Avhandling
Keywords: ethical consumerism
neoliberalism
political brand cultures
consumer culture
critical discourse analysis
Abstract: This thesis investigates the discursive construction of ethical consumerism – a notion that encompasses both ‘conscious’ consumption choices and responsible’ corporate activities – in mediated discourses about fashion and clothing consumption in Sweden. Drawing on the discourse-historical approach within critical discourse analysis, the study provides an empirical examination of discursive elements in corporate communications, newspapers, and social media, which construct the market as the best ... more
ISBN: Print: 978-91-88212-71-9
PDF: 978-91-88212-73-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/57057
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