Essays about: "Muslim women."

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  1. 1. Victims, Exotic Warriors or Heroines? Framing the motivations of Kurdish female fighters in the war against Islamic State

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Bafrin Eskandari; [2018]
    Keywords : Kurdish female fighters; YPG; YPJ; PKK; Peshmerga; Media; Motivation; Framing; Orientalism; Women; Middle East; Political violence; Islamic State; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on investigating how the three British newspapers, The Guardian, The Telegraph and the BBC News, frame the motivations of the Kurdish female fighters joining armed forces in the war against Islamic State. It also explores, what are the reasons behind these portrayals and in what ways Kurdish female fighters challenge the existing discourse of Middle Eastern women. READ MORE

  2. 2. The feminist behind the veil: Experiences of Muslim women in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Emilia Bjurman; [2017]
    Keywords : Islamic feminism; Sweden; Muslim; women; feminism;

    Abstract : This research builds upon Islamic feminism as an alternative mean to the typical Western way of perceiving feminism, when looking into the situation of Muslim women in Sweden through a qualitative field study. Moreover, this is linked to the discussion of gender equality and diversity which is on the agenda in the West due to contemporary migration flows. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women and the Media : The Representation of Muslim Women in Liberal-nonpartisan Italian Newspapers

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Nabila Nuraddin; [2017]
    Keywords : Muslim; Women; Representation; Framing; Stereotype; Critical discourse analysis; Italian newspapers;

    Abstract : Muslim women are misrepresented through frames and stereotypes that the media uses to further an established narrative. Through a Critical Discourse Analysis, the study analyzes three liberal-nonpartisan Italian newspapers and their approach towards two themes, which are the burkini debate that occurred in late August 2016 and the analysis of three different Muslim women within the Italian society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Suicide – Dying for a higher purpose? A study of the motives of the Islamic female suicide bombers through Emile Durkheim’s structural view on suicide

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Michelle Nilsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Suicide; Suicide Terrorism; Islam; Gender; Martyrdom; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There have been several accounts of suicide attacks in the last few years; and although male attackers outnumber female attackers, the number of female suicide bombers has been on the rise. This thesis analyzes the motivation of Muslim female suicide bombers using Durkheim’s theory on suicide and society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nobody asks us! Muslim women's experiences and perspectives of multiculturalism, the legal system and the debate on veil in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Syarta Bonnevier; [2016]
    Keywords : Discrimination; Distorted communication; Habermas: Theory of Communicative Action; Veil-ban; Multiculturalism; Legal system; Recognition; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Within the first decade of this millennium several Western European countries have prohibited Muslim veils in public spaces. Excluding the culture of Muslims or more specifically Islamic beliefs in a multicultural society, in which the hardest hit are Muslim veiled women, has resulted in the discourse of the ‘rise and fall of multiculturalism’. READ MORE