Essays about: "social feminist theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 96 essays containing the words social feminist theory.

  1. 1. Gender Groups and the Genocide Convention's Protected Groups

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Filip Hassellind; [2018-02-15]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the crime of genocide in connectivity to ‘gendercides’. Its aim is to investigate whether including gender groups as a protected group in the Genocide Convention is theoretically plausible. READ MORE

  2. 2. Problematic Men and Restricted Women: A Discourse Analysis on Swedish Feminism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Blixt; [2018]
    Keywords : social construction; social media; feminism; discourse theory; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Feminism is everywhere: in all sorts of media, in fashion, in entertainment, and in politics. By focusing on social media, this thesis examines how self-identified feminists construct feminism in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. 'Dangerous Beauty' : a feminist analysis of the U.S. and the U.K. media’s portrayal of female soldiers through the case of Private First Class Lynndie England

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Frida Bergqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Military; female soldiers; Lynndie England; U.S. media; U.K. media; militarised femininity; deductive content analysis; victimisation; demonisation; trivialisation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to understand how, and why, the media is sustaining traditional gender norms in their portrayal of female soldiers. The primary material of the study consists of articles published by newspapers in the United States and the United Kingdom, describing PFC. Lynndie England and her actions in the Abu Ghraib scandal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preventing Gender-Based Violence Post Disasters : Building the capacity of humanitarian actors in the Philippines to engage with men and boys to reduce the risks of perpetration of violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Molin; [2018]
    Keywords : gender-based violence; prevention; engaging men and boys; masculinities; humanitarian action; disasters; the Philippines;

    Abstract : Gender based violence (GBV) is a global public health issue and a major feature in humanitarian emergencies. However, the phenomenon is not inevitable and can be predicted and prevented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Voicing Women’s Rights: Being and Becoming a Women’s Rights Activist in Assam, India

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ida Scharla Løjmand; [2018]
    Keywords : Women s rights movements; Women s rights; Habitus; Capital; Assam;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on a minor field study (MFS) with the aim of investigating what habitus and forms of capital facilitate women’s rights activism in Assam, India – a state described as highly patriarchal but also a place where women enjoy higher status than elsewhere in the country. Using the concepts of capital and habitus and elements from social movement- and feminist theory, I analyze interviews with eight Assamese women’s rights activists. READ MORE