Illustrerade världar : -filmers bilder av ungdomars liv, i möte med ett illustrerat vuxensamhälle.
Abstract (Summary)AbstractThis essay consists of an analytical study of three present-day Swedish films depiction of teenage life. From these films we like to see how youths are described, what attributes they are given, in shape of attire and different symbolic items, such as language and body expressions. The essay emphasizes which values that dominates among the illustrated teenage groups and compares it to the values and expectations that we can derive from an adult society. Here we let the school’s main determining base documents, Lpo 94 and Lpf 94, represent the dominating values of the society.Our hypothesis is that media, and also these films, creates images that affects the societies comprehension of teenagers and also how teens see themselves. Overall, which images and stereotypes that young and adults wrestle with. We want to show illustrated values and standards that teens meet in the schools and vice versa and also what kind of image the main determining base documents give of what the youths shall become.The comprehensive method used is based on analysis of what norms and values that are supplied through the three chosen films and the school main determining base documents, Lpo 94 and Lpf 94, and to compare the results. The comparison is based upon theoretical competence within the social psychology and culture analytical perspective.The analysis concluded that the school main determining base documents to some extent meet the youth characters thoughts. However, the documents also emphasize some controversial human characteristics, which not completely comply with the youth’s views and opinions.
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Date of Publication:02/07/2007