Essays about: "Patriarchal."

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. “Half women, half men” - A field study on gender complementarity and its impact on female participation in community politics in rural Bolivia.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Cecilia Emilsson; [2016]
    Keywords : machismo; community politics.; decolonisation; Evo Morales; Mujeres Creando; Bartolina Sisa; postcolonial feminism; peasant unions; indigenous groups; gender complementarity; Bolivia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Gender complementarity is an indigenous model of gender relations that values the female position and her tasks by tradition the same way as that of the man. The idea is that the man and woman complement each other as opposite parts of the cosmos. In Bolivia, with 65% of its population and the president being indigenous, the concept is widely used. READ MORE