Essays about: "Feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 560 essays containing the word Feminism.

  1. 1. Transgender and gender-diverse youth caught in the intersection of policy making, politics, gender-affirming care, and feminist discourse

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Julia Hagstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : Transgender youth; policy making; feminism; UK; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how presuppositions and assumptions can affect policy making, by investigating if anti-trans and 'gender critical' rhetoric may have affected the now reversed NHS policy ‘Amendments to service specification for gender identity development service for children and adolescents’ which directly influenced the still in use Karolinska University Hospital policy, ‘Policyförändring gällande hormonell behandling till minderåriga patienter med könsdysfori inom Tema Barn’. By using the Foucauldian inspired poststructural WPR policy analysis method by Bacchi and Goodwin, it was uncovered that the underlying assumptions and presuppositions of the hegemonic ‘truths’ the representation of the problem relied on, assumed dominance through an increase of anti-transgender and anti-gender-diverse rhetoric in political and public debates, and in media. READ MORE

  2. 2. Be Proud of Your Menstruation! A case study of commodity feminist discourse in mainland China.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Yiyun Zhu; [2022]
    Keywords : Menstruation; Femvertising; Regional adaption; Orientalism; Critical Discourse Analysis CDA ; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Adopting a critical discourse analysis approach, this study presents a case study around the “Menstruation should not be hidden” campaign launched by the Swedish brand, Libresse, in the Chinese market. With the aim to explore how does the brand strategically use female empowering discourse to construct new meanings of menstruation for a regional market, and the socio-cultural factors involved. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hiding in Plain Sight : A Gynocritical Reading of Rochester’s Narrative in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Emma Hennig; [2022]
    Keywords : Jean Rhys; Wide Sargasso Sea; Elaine Showalter; gynocriticism; psychoanalysis; postcolonialism; feminism; cultural theory; Edward Rochester; consciousness; narrative;

    Abstract : This essay is the result of a close-reading of the male protagonist’s narrative in Jean Rhys’s novel Wide Sargasso Sea (1966). His narrative was examined through an interpretive lens layered with a combination of several critical onsets that form the pillars of Elaine Showalter’s theory of a metaphysical female crescent outside of male consciousness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Witch hunts and the intersections of gender, age and class : A feminist analysis on the Western European witch hunts in the 16th and 17th century.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Bente de Koeijer; [2022]
    Keywords : gendered ageism; witch hunts; femicide; lookism; marxist feminism; women s history;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this thesis is to elucidate the effects of gender, age, and class in witch hunts in the sixteenth and seventeenth century in Western Europe from a feminist perspective. It also aims to understand the perception of these witch hunts in our present society. It centers poor, old, women who were accused of witchcraft. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Anti-Feminist and Gender Equality Narratives on the Instagram of Female Far-Right Politicians : A Case Study on VOX Representatives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Araitz Claramunt Oregi; [2022]
    Keywords : VOX; Far-Right; Anti-Feminism; Gender Equality; Gender Politics; AIN; targeting women.; VOX; extrema dreta; anti-feminisme; igualtat de gènre; política de gènre; AIN; dones com a objectiu; VOX; Extrema derecha; anti-feminismo; igualdad de género; políticas de género; AIN; las mujeres como objetivo.;

    Abstract : After the Catalan conflict in 2017, the number of female politicians and sympathizers in VOX increased notoriously(Bernardez-Rodal et al., 2020). READ MORE