uu.seUppsala universitets publikationer
Ändra sökning
RefereraExporteraLänk till posten
Permanent länk

Direktlänk
Referera
Referensformat
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association
  • vancouver
  • Annat format
Fler format
Språk
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Annat språk
Fler språk
Utmatningsformat
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Public Religions in Swedish Media: A Study of Religious Actors on Three Newspaper Debate Pages 2001-2011
Uppsala universitet, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Teologiska fakulteten, Teologiska institutionen. Uppsala universitet, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Teologiska fakulteten, Centrum för forskning om religion och samhälle.
2013 (Engelska)Doktorsavhandling, monografi (Övrigt vetenskapligt)
Abstract [en]

This study addresses issues concerning religion in the public sphere, brought about by the debates over the perceived resurgence of religion and the post-secular. The aim is to analyze the participation of religious actors in the public, using three newspaper debate pages as the empirical material. Building on theories by Casanova, especially his concept of public religions, as well as mediatization theory and Habermas' writings on religion in the public sphere, 639 opinion pieces signed by religious actors were analyzed. The mixed-methods content analysis was conducted in two steps: first a quantitative overview of the religious actors published, to what extent and on what issues. The second step consisted of three qualitative case studies based on the results of the first step: an argument analysis of the debate over same-sex marriage; an exploration of the specific position of the Church of Sweden and the idea of the national church as a public utility; and finally a discourse analysis of articles by Jewish and Muslim authors. These were analyzed on the basis of criteria for public religions developed from Casanova’s theory and from the media logic of debate articles. While the results show no clear increase in the number of religious actors during the period under scrutiny, one notices a clear presence of Muslim and Jewish actors, eventhough Christians of varying denominations dominate the material. There are also clear differences between the different religions: minority religion contributions are limited in terms of issues and scope, while Christian groups write about more varied issues. Muslims often relate to negative media discourse towards Islam, while Jewish signatories write on a limited number of themes closely related to the group itself. In many articles, one found a meta-debate over the place of religion in the public sphere even when specific issues were debated. The contribution of this dissertation is to critically discuss the concepts and assumptions underlying the debate over the place of religion in the public sphere. It stresses the importance of media perspectives as well as empirical studies for analyzing issues of authority, visibility, private/public and religion in late modern, mediated contexts.

Ort, förlag, år, upplaga, sidor
Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2013. , s. 261
Serie
Studies in Religion and Society, ISSN 1654-630X ; 11
Nyckelord [en]
religion, media, public sphere, public religion, content analysis, mixed-methods, media logic, public debate, secularization, post-secular, mediatization
Nationell ämneskategori
Religionsvetenskap Sociologi (exklusive socialt arbete, socialpsykologi och socialantropologi) Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Forskningsämne
Religionssociologi
Identifikatorer
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-206649ISBN: 978-91-554-8748-5 (tryckt)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-206649DiVA, id: diva2:646308
Disputation
2013-10-25, Ihresalen, campus Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3H, Uppsala, 13:15 (Engelska)
Opponent
Handledare
Projekt
The Impact of Religion - Challenges for Society, Law and DemocracyTillgänglig från: 2013-10-04 Skapad: 2013-09-02 Senast uppdaterad: 2017-01-25

Open Access i DiVA

fulltext(7856 kB)4784 nedladdningar
Filinformation
Filnamn FULLTEXT01.pdfFilstorlek 7856 kBChecksumma SHA-512
3ace25f220e1cd77f5def4dfcda75ea2da4b5dc955c569e4e19552da49a5f069b1d44e8b8555597e88c5592d9e2529a400278217347e709bcfe74b73cfd032b8
Typ fulltextMimetyp application/pdf
Köp publikationen >>

Personposter BETA

Axner, Marta

Sök vidare i DiVA

Av författaren/redaktören
Axner, Marta
Av organisationen
Teologiska institutionenCentrum för forskning om religion och samhälle
ReligionsvetenskapSociologi (exklusive socialt arbete, socialpsykologi och socialantropologi)Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

Sök vidare utanför DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Totalt: 4784 nedladdningar
Antalet nedladdningar är summan av nedladdningar för alla fulltexter. Det kan inkludera t.ex tidigare versioner som nu inte längre är tillgängliga.

isbn
urn-nbn

Altmetricpoäng

isbn
urn-nbn
Totalt: 6266 träffar
RefereraExporteraLänk till posten
Permanent länk

Direktlänk
Referera
Referensformat
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association
  • vancouver
  • Annat format
Fler format
Språk
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Annat språk
Fler språk
Utmatningsformat
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf