Essays about: "Connell"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the word Connell.

  1. 1. May the Best Man Win : Non-stereotypical Masculinity in the Novel A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Rebecka Edvinsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Hanya Yanagihara; A Little Life; Masculinity; Hegemonic Masculinity; Stereotypes; Femininity; Hanya Yanagihara; Ett Litet Liv; Maskulinitet; Hegemonisk Maskulinitet; Stereotyper; Femininitet;

    Abstract : In this essay, Hanya Yanagihara’s main characters from the novel A Little Life (2015) are analyzed, with the basis of gender stereotypes and with the help of Raewyn Connell’s theory of hegemonic masculinity. It argues that the characters in question challenge the typical gender roles in the way that they are lacking in comparison to Connell’s theory of hegemonic masculinity and are portrayed with feminine attributes. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Anyone who strikes a woman is not a real man" : a qualitative content analysis of Australian masculinity, mateship and violence against women

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Anna Ternström; [2019]
    Keywords : violence against women; domestic violence; family violence; hegemonic masculinity; Australian masculinity; mateship; Connell; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates seven Questions without notice from the Australian House of Representatives regarding violence against women. The statements were produced by former prime ministers Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull. Their responses are analysed through a qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. More Than A Helping Hand: Male Masturbatory Aids and the Construction of Heterosexual Masculinity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Abigail Phillips; [2018]
    Keywords : Heterosexual Masculinity; Masturbation; Heterosexual Desire; Intimacy; Sex Toy; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : In this paper, I explore the construction and articulation of heterosexual masculinity through male masturbatory aids, and how these aids manipulate and interact with heterosexual desires, pleasures and intimacies. The first chapter of this paper is given over to historically contextualising attitudes and perceptions of male masturbation and entwining this with a history of masculinity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Proper Men and Proper Women of a Proper Country: Neotraditionalism in the post-revolutionary Ukraine

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Zhozefina Daiier; [2018]
    Keywords : gender; nationalism; neotraditionalism; masculinity; femininity;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to answer the question of how does the Ukrainian nationalist movement (represented by the most prominent Ukrainian far-right organization and party Pravyi Sektor) frame gender order of the post-revolutionary Ukraine in the context of a simultaneous rise of the LGBT and feminist movements. The materials produced by Pravyi Sektor since the beginning of 2016 up to April 2018 have been researched through media content analysis and framing analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Old Spice Body Wash Campaigns

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna Aminoff Dehaghani; [2018]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; AIDA; Masculinity; Gender; Consumer Behavior; Power Relations; Advertising; Old Spice;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper was to find out what role power relations play in the brand Old Spice’s advertisements for body wash products, and what language features the brand uses to attract desire and interest toward their products. In addition, I wanted to research if masculinity plays a big role in their advertisements, and in case the style they advertise their products had changed over the course of seven years. READ MORE