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Rädslans koreografi: Unga mäns föreställningar om rädsla, hot och maskulinitet i den offentliga vardagen
Linköping University, Department of Social and Welfare Studies.
2006 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Magister), 20 points / 30 hpStudent thesisAlternative title
The choreography of fear : Young men's conception about fear, threat and masculinity in the public everyday life (English)
Abstract [en]

"The choreography of fear" is a discourse-analysis study which focus at how young men speaks about fear, threat and violence in the public everyday life. The study adopts socialcontructionism as theoretical approach and also uses theories about gender, hegemony masculinity, fear as a social constructed phenomenon and moral-panic. The study is based on qualitative interview whit young men in age 18-30 and the method is mainly discourse-psychology. The section of Analysis discuss subjects as what and whom the young men consider to be a threat and which areas in the public space they consider to be dangerous and how they choose to handle the menace. The Analysis also focuses on how the informants speak about fear, how they define fear and what they consider arouse fear.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Institutionen för samhälls- och välfärdsstudier , 2006. , 50 p.
Keyword [en]
socialconstructionism, public space, gender, moral-panic, fear, masculinity, discourse-analyze
Keyword [sv]
rädsla, maskulinitet, diskursanalys, socialkonstruktionism, offentlighet, genus, moralpanik
National Category
Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-6859ISRN: LiU-ISV/SKA-D--06/24--SEOAI: diva2:22026
2006-06-08, , Spetsen, Norrköping, 14:15
Available from: 2006-10-04 Created: 2006-10-04

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