Essays about: "Patriarchal."

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  1. 1. Who is left out? : Hidden Patterns of Birth Under-registration; A Case Study about Iran

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sahba Samadi Dezfouli; [2017]
    Keywords : Birth registration; Legal identity; Statelessness; Iran; Bottleneck Analysis; Sustainable Development Goals; SDGs;

    Abstract : Universal full coverage of birth registration by 2030 is one of the sustainable development targets which itself is of great significance for the accomplishment of many development goals such as poverty eradication, inclusion, as well as improvement of several health factors. Despite the importance of this topic, not much academic attention has been paid to study the problem of birth under-registration from the perspective of development studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Rojava Revolution: Kurdish women’s reclaim of citizenship in a stateless context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Sanna Ghotbi; [2016-09-28]
    Keywords : Rojava; Kurdish women’s movement; reclaiming citizenship; gender justice;

    Abstract : The Kurds have historically been subjected to structural forms of oppression such as beingdenied the right to land, their language, culture, political participation or even a passport andsocial security number. Within this process the Kurdish women’s marginalisation has beendoubled as they have been subjected to patriarchal laws, restricting their rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE FALSE PROMISE OF ‘USTOPIA’. Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Trilogy: Utopian Feminist Romp or Dystopian Postfeminist Cautionary Tale?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Susanna Rokka; [2016-09-26]
    Keywords : engelska; feminism; subjectivity; gender; dystopia; utopia; Margaret Atwood;

    Abstract : The Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s dystopian MaddAddam trilogy is a text that attempts a critical rebalancing of an established gender hierarchy. The novels expose the fundamental power imbalances present in a binary gender system. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE TENSIONS BETWEEN FEMINISM AND LOVE IN SIRI HUSTVEDT’S THE SUMMER WITHOUT MEN

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Karin Wijk; [2016-02-05]
    Keywords : materialist feminism; love; heterosexual relationships; transcendence;

    Abstract : Abstract: This essay investigates why and how inequalities in heterosexual love relationships persist in The Summer without Men, even though the protagonist as a narrator is engaged in a feminist critique throughout the novel. Materialist feminism and previous research on the novel is used to examine how the protagonist and the other women in the novel balance between conforming to and resisting patriarchal norms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Girls in Youth Gangs in Central America

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Romanska och klassiska institutionen

    Author : Joseline Paulsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Girls; Youth Gangs; Central America; Violence; Gender; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras;

    Abstract : Youth gangs, so-called Maras, in Central America have for a long time been one of the major factors contributing to the great amount of organized crime and violence in the Central American countries. The citizens in this region are exposed to violence and other crimes from the gangs on a daily basis. READ MORE