Essays about: "Feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 390 essays containing the word Feminism.

  1. 1. The True Cost of Womanhood: A study of women's mental health in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" and Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Monika Truncyte; [2020]
    Keywords : Mental health; mental illness; the US; the 19th century; the 20th century; feminism; the yellow wallpaper; the bell jar.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay examines the depiction of women’s mental health and the effects which societal ideals have on it in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” and Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. These two literary works openly criticise the societal standards of femininity in the 19th and 20th centuries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Lay down our differences” : An interpretive study of problem representation(s) and inclusion in Extinction Rebellion

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Isaksen; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental movements; Extinction Rebellion; structural power; inclusion; intersectional feminism; WPR;

    Abstract : Previous research on social movements shows that as a consequence of social stratification, structurally privileged groups in society are more prone to engage in and take on leading positions in collective action than those who are structurally marginalised. This essay takes off in the puzzle of deficient inclusion in social movements that identify as inclusive, and looks at how that problem also appear empirically in the environmental movement Extinction Rebellion (XR). READ MORE

  4. 4. “He Could Have Led Me Anywhere” : Post-Feminist New Traditionalism and Anti-Feminism in TravelThemed Young Adult Fiction

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Emma Lina Myte Pascal; [2020]
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  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