Essays about: "Gender"

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  1. 1. Harry Potter and the Fat Stereotypes

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för film och litteratur (IFL)

    Author : Olsson Hanna; [2019]
    Keywords : Harry Potter; Fat Studies; Film Studies; Gender Studies; Children s Films; Young Adult Series; Intersectionality; Fat Stereotypes;

    Abstract : In the field of research within film studies which consider how aspects such as gender or race affect the portrayal of a character, the aspect of characters' body sizes are not always taken into account. By analysing the fat characters in the popular children's and young adult film series about Harry Potter, I bring attention to the fact that the use of stereotypes is significant in these characterisations, and further contributes to the marginalisation of this particular group of people. READ MORE

  2. 2. When Traditional Power Structures are Trembling : A qualitative analysis of aid agencies focus on gender roles and contribution to potential changes in those following the earthquakes in Nepal 2015.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elina Hedman; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster; gender; women; vulnerability; humanitarian aid; earthquake; Nepal; empowerment; window of opportunity; double disaster; qualitative content analysis.;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how and to what extent humanitarian aid organizations strategically focus on gender roles following disasters, and how they contribute to potential changes in gender roles. The case selected for the study is Nepal after the 2015 earthquakes where the reports of four international humanitarian aid organizations were examined through a qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. National Security Act : Authoritarian legacies in South Korea

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ellinor Fast; [2019]
    Keywords : Censorship; South Korea; Authoritarian regime; Political socialisation;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to examine the correlation between regime socialisation and censorship support in South Korea. The National Security Act is a policy that has been active in the country mentioned, since the 1950’s and restricts the freedom of speech. READ MORE

  4. 4. PATRIARCHY UNDER SCRUTINY Tracing Feminist Discourse in Hobb’s The Realm of the Elderlings

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Saga Bokne; [2018-10-12]
    Keywords : Robin Hobb; patriarchy; feminism; gender;

    Abstract : The high fantasy genre has often been accused of conservatism and of perpetuating stereotypes. On the other hand, fantasy has also been noted for its capacity to subvert stereotypes and envision alternatives to the current order. READ MORE

  5. 5. Meat production preferences among Swedish consumers: A choice experiment with lasagna

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Erik Nyberg; [2018-10-08]
    Keywords : Choice experiment; stated preference; random parameter logit; antibiotic usage;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE