Essays about: "women"

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  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

  2. 2. SEX AND SUCCESS. A Feminist Analysis of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Agnese Boffano; [2018-01-19]
    Keywords : engelska; Sylvia Plath; The Bell Jar; Feminist Criticism; sexuality; sexual hierarchy;

    Abstract : Sexuality is an subject area that affects the power relations between genders, where one gender uses sex to subjugate and control the other. Sylvia Plath comments on this use of sexuality in her semi-autobiographical novel The Bell Jar, while also criticising how sex is used to limit women’s success but used to enhance men’s success. READ MORE

  3. 3. Motiverande arbetet i sprutbytesverksamheter

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Mattias Lundgren; [2018]
    Keywords : motivation; needle exchange; syringe exchange; incentive to learn; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate the motivational work in needle exchanges. The analysis was based on two theories; a theory of Per Revstedt and the pygmalioneffect. The study is based on qualitative interviews with seven person (six women and one man) who work in needle exchanges. The interviews is later analysed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Child prostituion in Southeast Asia : A qualitative case study on the factors that contributes to child prostitution in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and The Philippines

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Linnéa Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Child prostitution; Southeast Asia; Thailand; Cambodia; Vietnam; The Philippines; Sexual exploitation; Children;

    Abstract : This study researches the issue of child prostitution in the Southeast Asia region. Child prostitution is a horrible phenomenon which is affecting millions of children worldwide and lives on despite the world’s knowledge about it and a lot of actors fighting to end it. READ MORE

  5. 5. HOW DO POST-CONFLICT ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES AFFECT WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT WITHIN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE SHORT TERM?

    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