Essays about: "#MeToo"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the word #MeToo.

  1. 1. Framing sexual assault in Japan Ardent or apathetic?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Maria Meincke; [2020]
    Keywords : News media; Media framing; News framing; Framing analysis; Sexual assault; Sexual violence; Social movements; #MeToo; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In September 2017, freelance journalist Shiori Itō filed a lawsuit against the prominent TV reporter Noriyuki Yamaguchi for sexual assault. The somewhat obscure investigative and legal handling of the case prompted notable international media coverage, however domestic coverage has been comparatively scarce and apathetic. READ MORE

  2. 2. How we talk about rape matters: the construction of rape in the Swedish legal system

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Linna Schmidt; [2020]
    Keywords : Rape; Fairclough; Consent; Rape myths; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : On the first of July 2018, the Swedish sexual crime act on rape was changed. One of the purposes with the new legislative amendment was to demonstrate that the boundary goes to whether participation in the sexual act has been voluntary or not (Prop 2017/18: 177), for a conviction. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between Personal and Professional : Swedish journalists' perception of professional ethics in the wake of the #MeToo movement

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Linnea Åsfjäll; [2020]
    Keywords : #MeToo; activism; journalism culture; professional ethics; professional identity; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis is a qualitative study that examines the correlation between the activist movement #MeToo and the possible effects it had on journalists’ professional conduct with regard to ethics, through the theoretical framework of journalism culture and patriotic journalism. The analysis is based on six semi- structured interviews with journalists that were involved in publications during the height of the #MeToo movement in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring Theatre as a Medium for Change: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Measure for Measure in the Post #MeToo Era

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Gaudi Delgado Falcón; [2020]
    Keywords : Theatre; Social Change; Social Movements; Phenomenology; Gender; Intersectionality; Feminist Theory; Power; Worlding;

    Abstract : This paper identifies the discursive practices and power mechanisms in passages of Measure for Measure where certain characters are ruled by the belief of superiority of one over all others. It examines how gender norms are constituted, reproduced, and challenged by drawing on Judith Butler’s theories on gender as a performative act to explore how meaning is reproduced dialogically. READ MORE

  5. 5. Addressing intersectionality in the #MeToo movement - A case study of women’s mobilization under the #MeToo movement in the postcolonial context of South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Amina Brajanac; [2019-09-27]
    Keywords : Transnational women’s movements; women’s mobilization; sexual violence; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; #MeToo; norms;

    Abstract : The #MeToo movement united women around the globe in the fight against sexual violence.However, the #MeToo movement has been criticized for solely adopting a gender-based approach by neglecting the intersections of gender, race and class. READ MORE