Essays about: "Gender performativity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 essays containing the words Gender performativity.

  1. 1. Won't Somebody Think of the Children-A Critical Analysis of the Swedish National Guidelines for Treatment of Young People with Gender Dysphoria

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Daniel Milve; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : non-binary; trans; health care; policy; youth;

    Abstract : This thesis critically analyses Sweden’s National Guidelines for Treatment of Young People with Gender Dysphoria, with the aim of providing recommendations for amending the guidelines to provide better access to gender affirming treatment for young non-binary people. Using Critical Discourse Analysis, supplemented with a group dialogue with three non-binary persons, the National Guidelines are analysed through the theoretical lens of performativity, Dean Spade’s theories on the population-management mode of power, and critical age studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Politicians’ Instagram personas in relation to Swedish politics : A discourse analysis of personas from a gender point of view of Swedish political party leaders’ Instagram accounts

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Centrum för genusforskning (from 2013)

    Author : Emelie Bröms; [2022]
    Keywords : gender performativity; persona; rhetoric; social media; Instagram; politics; party leaders; political communication; Sweden; persona; retorik; sociala medier; Instagram; partiledare; politik; politisk kommunikation; Sverige; persona; performativitet;

    Abstract : This essay aims to investigate how the leaders for the Swedish parliamentary parties appear on their official Instagram accounts. By conducting a discourse analysis, looking at both text, visual images, and the combination of the two in the Instagram posts, the intention is to analyse how gender is being performed through the rhetorical concept of persona. READ MORE

  3. 3. The new Cinderella's Identity Confusion : in the Lunar Chronicles, Cinder by Marissa Meyer

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad

    Author : Linnea Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Identity confusion; gender roles; gender norms; queer; cyberqueer; performativity; precarity;

    Abstract : The fairy tale of Cinderella is known for its romance, but she seeks independence while being confused by her identity in a new version by Marissa Meyer called Cinder. This essay will present how Meyer’s Cinderella, Cinder, confuses the gender roles by taking on both feminine and masculine ones. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Matrix Behind Womanhood : Political Ideology and Substantive Representation of Women in Poland

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Dominique Keizer; [2021]
    Keywords : Substantive representation; Womanhood; Poland;

    Abstract : In 2015 the Polish political environment saw a sudden change with the election of PiS (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość/Law and Justice), a conservative right-wing wing party that became the ruling voice in society. Due to the interconnectedness of politics and religion, the role of the Catholic church gained prevalence leading to a shift in the preferred discursive practices. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constituents of Fatherhood that Represent a Threat to Family and Society in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Vanessa Davies; [2021]
    Keywords : Ambition; Equality; Fatherhood; Frankenstein; Mary Shelley; Patriarchy; The Theory of Performativity;

    Abstract : Feminist literary critics have long focused on the female gender role in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This essay turns instead to the role of fatherhood in Frankenstein. READ MORE