Essays about: "Feminist Security Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words Feminist Security Theory.

  1. 1. A FEMINIST MILITARY? THE SWEDISH CASE An ideational analysis of the perceptions of security that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Axelsson; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Gender; Military; Swedish Armed Forces; Security Studies; Feminist Security Theory; Classical realism; Ideational analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute knowledge to the current and contemporary debate on the conceptof security in relation to feminism, by seeking which ideas that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces (SAF) and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence. Based on the theoretical framework of Feminist Security Theory and Classical Realism in International Relations, this case study seeks to identify these ideas in the SAF’sstrategic documents and interviews with SAF Officials. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perceptions of sexual violence: A discourse analysis of documents from the Peace and Security Council of the African Union 2010-2020

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Freya Melin-Higgins; [2021]
    Keywords : Sexual violence; conflict-related sexual violence; African Union; Peace and Security Council; discourse analysis; feminist power theory; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis dives into the issue of conflict-related sexual violence through the empirical case of the African Union and its Peace and Security Council (PSC), aiming at understanding how conflict-related sexual violence is constructed within the PSC between 2010-2020. Applying a feminist power theory and through a discourse analysis, the thesis asks four open-ended questions regarding: conflicts, perpetrators, victims and solutions to the materials consisting of meeting documents from the PSC. READ MORE

  3. 3. A para(t)oxic relationship between conservatives and climate. Analyzing climate denial in the frames of the Estonian Conservative People's Party EKRE and their embeddedness in toxic masculinity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Maris Pedaja; [2021]
    Keywords : toxic masculinity; climate denial; far-right; intersectionality; sustainability science; Estonia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The nexus between the far-right ideologies, toxic masculinity, and climate denial urgently calls for more research. Drawing on intersectional feminist theory and framing theory, a qualitative frame analysis based on the Estonian Far-Right Populist Party’s (EKRE) conservative news platform was conducted to scrutinize the role of toxic masculinity in legitimizing climate denial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Why is human trafficking excluded from the EU’s cybersecurity? : An explorative study about cybersecurity and human trafficking in the European Union

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Linda Nieminen; [2021]
    Keywords : human trafficking; cybersecurity; the European Union; security; feminist theory; hegemonic masculinity;

    Abstract : Combatting human trafficking is one of the top priorities in the European Union and Europol. Nonetheless, Europe is one of worlds’ leading regions for most trafficked human beings. Human trafficking is often connected to organised crime such as drug trafficking, cybercrime and child pornography and occurs across borders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Destructive Conflicts Generating Reconstructive Empowerment of Women and Opportunities for Peace?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Savic; [2021]
    Keywords : WPS; Post-Conflict; Peacebuilding; sub-Saharan Africa; Economic Empowerment; Socioeconomic Development; Rwanda; Burundi; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Conflicts are destructive for humans and societies, but are openings for rebuilding a more inclusive and sustainable society presented in the aftermath of conflict? This paper contributes to the growing research field and examines the link between conflict and window of opportunity for development, through a gender lens. Further, this study seeks to understand how conflict affected women’s socioeconomic situation in Rwanda and Burundi. READ MORE