Essays about: "Patriarchal."

Showing result 1 - 5 of 164 essays containing the word Patriarchal..

  1. 1. Jane Eyre: Victorian Women’s Madness Maze

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Nargess Arab; [2018-03-26]
    Keywords : engelska; Charlotte Brontë; Jane Eyre; Feminist Criticism; Victorian psychiatry; women mental illnesses; patriarchy; social construction of madness; marginalization;

    Abstract : Madness has always been a difficult concept to define as different sorts of behaviors have been considered madness in different times as well as different geographical, social and cultural contexts. In other words, the concept of mental illness is socially constructed. Madness is one of the main themes in Jane Eyre and appears throughout the novel. READ MORE


    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Gertruda Uleviciute; [2018]
    Keywords : Environmental peacebuilding; natural resource management; post conflict; female empowerment; gender equality; UNEP; UNEP country recovery; Sudan; DRC; Democratic Republic of Congo.;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explain how post-conflict environmental initiatives affect women’s empowerment within natural resource management in the short term. It argues that the lack of causal effect between the variables can be explained by the robustness of patriarchal institutions. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Awakening of a Modern Self : Self-Discovery in Kate Chopin’s Novel The Awakening

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Rebecka Backman; [2018]
    Keywords : Kate Chopin; The Awakening; self-discovery; modern woman; individual self;

    Abstract : This essay argues that The Awakening treats the 1890s “modern woman” that arose from feminist ideas and the women’s movement, challenging patriarchal society with an independent lifestyle. Following Ringe, this essay suggests that the novel has a purpose of showing the process and the development of the protagonist’s individual self. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Feminized People and the Patriarchal State: Studying the Portrayal of Gender in North Korean Films

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Josefine Edström; [2018]
    Keywords : North Korea; gender; women; film; feminist film theory; frame analysis; development; Asia; portrayal; Confucianism; Socialism; propaganda; Nordkorea; kön; genus; kvinnor; film; feministisk filmteori; frame-analys; utveckling; Asien; porträttering; Konfucianism; Socialism; propaganda;

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  5. 5. Aspects of Motherhood in the Poetry of Marilyn Hacker

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Malin Strand; [2018]
    Keywords : female sexuality; lesbian criticism; Marilyn Hacker; motherhood; poetry;

    Abstract : This essay will make a close reading of a selection of poems written by the poet and essayist Marilyn Hacker which explores the relationship between motherhood and lesbianism. The poetry is analyzed from a lesbian feminist view that uncovers how lesbianism can be used to politicize the construct of motherhood. READ MORE