Essays about: "Essentialism."

Showing result 11 - 15 of 15 essays containing the word Essentialism..

  1. 11. The Rational State : A feminist look, supported by Althusser’s Marxist theory, at how Mr. Scogan views and interacts with the women in Aldous Huxley’s Crome Yellow

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Andrew Modig; [2012]
    Keywords : Huxley; Althusser; ideology; fascism; rationality; feminism; patriarchy; essentialism; Enlightenment;

    Abstract : This paper analyses Mr. Scogan and his treatment of women with the use of Althusser’s Marxist theory which (supposedly and in this case successfully) reveals the ideology which infuses every State and every larger social group. READ MORE

  2. 12. TRANSGENDER, TRANSITIONING & DSM : An analysis of discursive violence and violations of human rights in academic discourse and DSM

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Centrum för genusvetenskap

    Author : Milou van der Hoek; [2011]
    Keywords : Transgender; transsexuality; transitioning; essentialism; social constructionism; DSM; Gender Identity Disorder; discourse; violence; human rights; the Hammarberg report.;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the violence perpetrated against transgender people. It scrutinizes the concept of transgender and the important role of transitioning. It looks at the essentialist and social constructionist debate and its relation to transgender. READ MORE

  3. 13. Rethinking Global Civil Society (GCS) Theory ----- A Political Analysis on the Rise of Popular Nationalism in China

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

    Author : Boyang Li; [2011]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Global Civil Society (GCS) Theory maintains that nationalism will gradually decline as processes of globalization increase. However, the recent rise of popular nationalism in China is one counterexample to GCS theory. READ MORE

  4. 14. Masters of their Own House: A Critical Feminist Analysis of the Sweden Democrats

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ina Knobblock; [2010]
    Keywords : intersectionality; The Sweden Democrats Sverigedemokraterna ; populist radical right parties; gender; nation; emotions; racism ; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a critical feminist analysis of the discourse of the Swedish populist radical right party the Sweden Democrats, focusing axes of social differences, power relations and emotions. Through a theoretical framework consisting of intersectional feminist theory and a methodological framework consisting of intersectionality and critical discourse analysis, selected empirical material from the Sweden Democrats is analysed. READ MORE

  5. 15. Essentially Constructed : On Anti-Essentialism and Social Constructionism in Contemporary Anthropological Theory

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Lars Malmqvist; [2005]
    Keywords : socialantropologi; socialantropologi - teori; filosofi; kulturteori; socialkonstruktionism; social anthropology; essentialism; anti-essentialism; social constructionism; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Essentialism is an unpopular word in contemporary anthropology. One would probably be hard pressed to find an anthropologist who would adopt any traditional essentialist position. Indeed, uses of the word "essentialism" occasionally seem little different from the uses of a derogative. READ MORE