Essays about: "Feminist Media Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words Feminist Media Theory.

  1. 1. Sexy 16-Year-Old Baby-Eater: Gendered, Sexualized, and Racialized Discourses in Exalted, Second Edition

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Niels-Martin Ström Josefsen; [2021-11-26]
    Keywords : Roleplaying games; Exalted; feminist post-structural discourse analysis; representation; geek culture; race; gender; sexuality; Dungeons Dragons; discourses; White Wolf; misogyny; fantasy; genre subversion; social constructivism; media tropes; monstrous women; monstrous motherhood; infantilization; trans representation; sexualization; animalization;

    Abstract : Previous research finds roleplaying games, as well as the wider spectrum of geek culture thatthey exist within, to be defined by discourses favoring a white, heterosexual, cis-maleviewpoint, drawing up and reproducing stereotypes and tropes that are inherently misogynist,homophobic, and racist. Heretofore, research into discourses of gender, sexuality, and race inroleplaying games has focused overwhelmingly on market leader Dungeons & Dragons (1971-ongoing), largely neglecting to scrutinize other well-established titles that may adhere to orbreak from the same tendencies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Frankenstein's Mother - Mapping structures, and researching ways of creating new ones, within the interrelated entanglement of artistic practice and motherhood

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/HDK-Valand - Högskolan för konst och design

    Author : Clara Aldén; [2021-01-11]
    Keywords : Motherhood; Clanarchist; Hegemonies; Feminism;

    Abstract : American artist Judy Chicago once told another artist, Helen Million Ruby, that she had tochoose between her children and artistic practice. When asked about this, she commented that she was not giving an ultimatum but merely stating a fact. READ MORE

  3. 3. Girls on Film : A Critical Discourse Analysis on the Screenplay of Booksmart (2019)

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

    Author : Hanna Rapo; [2021]
    Keywords : CDA; FCDA; Feminist Media Theory; Female representation in Media; Female representation in Film; Film reviews; Screenplay analysis; gendered language;

    Abstract : This study takes a closer look at the screenplay of the 2019 coming-of-age film, Booksmart. Using critical discourse analysis, and Fairclough’s three-dimensional method, it examines the way girls are portrayed based on the screenplay and its audience reviews. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Appropriation of Feminist Values in Multi-Level-Marketing Distribution Networks

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    Author : Angelica Ferneborg; Marie Amminger; [2021]
    Keywords : Multi-Level Marketing; MLM-Networks; Femvertising; Feminist Media Theory; Relational Agency; Feminist Values; Critical Discourse Analysis;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the communicative and discursive practices used by Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) networks when marketing their network to women as both a business opportunity and as a sisterhood, in order to start and contribute to the conversation regarding the relatively unsupervised communicative practices and their potential effects of MLM distribution networks. By conducting an extensive qualitative analysis on eighteen group call videos posted publicly on YouTube by affiliates of six different MLM networks, this thesis examines the marketing practices used to appropriate feminist values in order to recruit women and sell products. READ MORE

  5. 5. Goals, Goals, Goals! A critical discourse analysis of female empowerment in Bianca Ingrosso's YouTube vlogs

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

    Author : Vera Mohlin; [2021]
    Keywords : female empowerment; postfeminism; influencers; femvertising; media visibility; youtube;

    Abstract : This qualitative study investigates the incorporation of female empowerment discourses in Swedish lifestyle influencer Bianca Ingrosso’s YouTube vlogs. The aim of the study is to gain a better understanding of what it means to be a feminist in the current Swedish media moment, where the influencer industry is a commonly found subject for debates concerning the tensions between feminism and postfeminism. READ MORE