research product . 2021

Political framing of the Covid-19 crisis: A casestudy of The New Right party and The Social Democratic party

Nohns, Ida Fæster; Berner-Hansen, Thomas Dean; Eibye, Simon; Seerup, Sigurd Larsen;
Open Access Danish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2021
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to examine ways in which the government, The Social Democratic Party (Socialdemokratiet) and The New Right Party (Nye Borgerlige) frame the political management of the Covid-19 crisis, given their recent growth in popularity in the danish polls. Given the complex and intricate nature of crises in the field of social studies, we find it interesting to develop an understanding of how the Covid-19 crisis in Denmark has paved the way for political framing-contests, and how these unfold. More specifically, this study seeks to illuminate how governmental and oppositional political actors utilize political framing, in order to legitimize th...
Subjects
free text keywords: Covid-19, Nye Borgerlige, Socialdemokratiet, Framing, Kriseudnyttelsesteori, Højrepopulisme
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