Essays about: "Essentialism."

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  1. 1. “Find your favourite Frida!” -A sociological study of the commodified faces of Frida Kahlo

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Lisa Kennedy; [2021]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; femininity; ethnicity; Latina; art; consumption;

    Abstract : Frida Kahlo has become increasingly popular as a commodity to signify female empowerment or an exotic femininity, and her face has inspired numerous images by modern day artists and graphic designers. The market for posters and decorative objects which use new portraits of Kahlo is booming and often target young women as consumers. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Untenable Space: The Domestic Labor Sector as a Site of Forced Labor for Migrants Problem representations and framing processes within Civil Society in Singapore

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Amanda Munoz Gamage; [2019]
    Keywords : Civil society; migrant domestic workers; Singapore; isomorphism; problem representations; framing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As one of the primary countries of destination for migrant domestic workers in Asia, Singapore is a developed country with one of the highest standards of living in the region. Yet, the city-state has been on the receiving end of extensive criticism concerning the rights and protections of migrant domestic workers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life and strife of modern organic farmers : cases from Sweden, Cambodia, and Bali

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Filippo Valsecchi; [2019]
    Keywords : agriculture; WWOOF; ethnography; multicase study; typology; new social movement; risk; habitus;

    Abstract : Organic farming forms an integral part of the current environmental discourse of “saving the planet” through more ecological forms of cultivation and lifestyle. Yet, beneath this common denominator, the global organic movement encompasses an impressive spectrum of experiences varying along such factors as geographical loca-tion, farm size, work organization, personal attributes, institutional framework, busi-ness style, normative ideals, and farming techniques. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accidental Citizens: Etherealizing Securitized Identities of Somalis in Kenya; Contesting Representation, Identity and Belonging

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Shamsa Birik Abdi; [2016]
    Keywords : Securitization; Identity; Othering; Belonging; Postcolonial; Al-Shabab; Terrorism; Laclau Mouffe; Discourse Theory; Hegemony; Ideology; Antagonism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Kenyan security apparatus has undergone immense transformations particularly after Kenya’s military incursion into Southern Somalia in 2011. The intervention dubbed ‘Operation Linda Nchi’ was an attempt to protect Kenya’s territorial sovereignty and create a buffer zone against the Somali linked Al-Shabab insurgency. READ MORE

  5. 5. UNSCR 1820(2008), IHRL, IHL, Gender & Responsibility : Analysis of juridical system on sexual violence against women in internal armed conflicts.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Dominique Vandason; [2016]
    Keywords : UNSCR 1820 2008 ; UNSCR 1325 2000 ; IHRL; IHL; International law; Sexual violence; Internal armed conflict; Gender; Essentialism.;

    Abstract : This paper presents a gender analysis of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1820(2008), the International Human Rights Law and the International Humanitarian Law. The study is regarding resolution 1820 as a breakthrough in the writings of legal documents that criminalizes sexual violence against women in internal armed conflict. READ MORE