Essays about: "women"

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  1. 1. The Fields of Trans* Necropolitics: Trans Women‟s Narratives On the Vulnerabilities of Trans Death, Bereavement, Posthumous Challenges and Activism in Turkey

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Orhun Gündüz; [2017-11-09]
    Keywords : Necropolitics; trans feminist activism; collective remembrance; bereavement; transgender image; Turkey;

    Abstract : This study aims to bring forward the phenomenon of trans death, underscoring the challenges that trans women in İstanbul experience, endure and confront during the posthumous scenes of autopsy, funeral and burial. Departing from and developing the concept of trans necropolitics, I examine trans death in two explanatory layers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Abortion stigma in Sweden: An explorative study and analysis of women’s personal experiences

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Ingrid Siösteen Holmblad; [2017-10-09]
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    Abstract : Abortion stigma has been identified as a harmful social phenomenon with severe consequences for women all over the world. Recent conceptualizations within the emerging field of abortion stigma suggest that the production of stigma is profoundly local. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Breath of Bad Air - A contingent valuation study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Renata Osmanovic; [2017-10-09]
    Keywords : Bosnia and Herzegovina; Sarajevo; air pollution; contingent valuation method; willingness to pay; payment card;

    Abstract : Bosnia and Herzegovina has the highest concentration of PM2.5 and the highest death rate related to air pollution in Europe. This study tries to address the issue by the contingent valuation method to elicit citizens’ willingness to mitigate the air pollution in Sarajevo. READ MORE

  4. 4. Doing gender in the gaming industry

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Pontus Boholm; Joakim Wikström; [2017-09-14]
    Keywords : Doing gender; gender inclusion; gender stereotypes; gaming industry;

    Abstract : Forskningsområdet ICT har setts som ett maskulint område och forskning har visat att det är problematiskt för kvinnor att komma in i branschen samt att stanna kvar. Inom den industriella utvecklingen så har spelbranschen kommit att bli en utav de största inom media och kultur. READ MORE

  5. 5. Intersectionality and the Vulnerability of Irregular Migrant Women to Sexual Assault: the Journey and Arrival to the U.S./Mexico Border

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Laura Marie Clark; [2017-08-09]
    Keywords : intersectionality; irregular migration; U.S. Mexico border; migrant women; sexual assault; militarization;

    Abstract : This research looks at the sexual assault of irregular migrant women on the journey and arrival to the United States/Mexico border from an intersectional perspective. It aims to analyze this topic through understanding cultural issues and changes at the border which have fomented abuse of migrants’ human rights, and combines the academic research with data regarding irregular migration, militarization of the border, and gender statistics. READ MORE