Essays about: "Intimacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 69 essays containing the word Intimacy.

  1. 1. “Isn’t that something you just know?” Young Men’s Descriptions of Intimacy within Same-Gender Friendships

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för juridik, psykologi och socialt arbete

    Author : John Kivilompolo Lindgren; Pauline Majkgård Perslow; [2021]
    Keywords : analysis; same-gender friendships; emerging adulthood; men; intimacy;

    Abstract : Prior research suggests a gender difference in friendship intimacy where men repeatedly report less intimacy. While several studies have identified a gender difference, others have raised alternative possibilities to explain the gender difference, such as measurement error, or that men’s friendships function differently from women’s friendships. READ MORE

  2. 2. RISK, RESPECT & UNSPEAKABLE ACTS : Untangling Intimate-Sexual Consent through 'Intuitive Inquiry' & 'Agential Realism'

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

    Author : Frida Storm; [2021]
    Keywords : Doing; Consent; Communication; Intuition; Somatics; Intimacy; Sex; Sexual; Violence; Negotiation; Coercion; Rape; Legislation; Feminism; Neoliberal; Queer; Fanzine; BDSM; Dance; Performance; Sex Work; Responsibilization; Accountability; Diffraction; Entanglement; Autonomy; Agency; Power; Trauma.; Görande; samtycke; consent; kommunikation; intuition; somatik; intimitet; sex; sexuellt; våld; förhandling; tvång; våldtäkt; lagstiftning; feminism; nyliberalism; queer; fanzine; BDSM; dans; uppträdande; sexarbete; responsibilisering; ansvar; diffraction; entanglement; autonomi; agens; makt; trauma.;

    Abstract : In an attempt to address the issues in research and theory on consent, this thesis explores what consent can be seen as "doing" through an 'Intuitive Inquiry' (Anderson 2011a) and 'Agential Realism' (Barad 2007). Various manifestations of consent appears through: the experience of the researcher, consent research and theory, consent legislation, interviews with professionals in intimate-sexual consent, and, feminist fanzines. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tinder Communication In The Time of COVID-19

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

    Author : Michael Jonsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Tinder; COVID-19; Mediatization; Uses and Gratification Theory; Affordance Theory; Dating; Dating apps; Catfishing; Ghosting; Gender Blindness; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : This study researches communication 2020-2021 via the Tinder dating app in Sweden during the COVID-19 pandemic, using a framework of mediatization, uses and gratification theory and affordance theory. Data collection was performed using qualitative interviews via Zoom video calls with respondents based in Sweden and findings were analyzed using thematic analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Intimate listening : exploring audience's podcast experiences through the case of Ångestpodden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Anna Jaakonaho; [2021]
    Keywords : podcast; media; engagement; audience; listening; intimacy; affect; emotion; anxiety; mental illness; Ångestpodden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Anxiety is increasingly present in contemporary media cultures. In Sweden, Ångestpodden, freely translated as “The Anxiety Podcast”, can be seen as a part of this development. Ångestpodden is the focus of this thesis, which sees the podcast as an interesting case for investigating how anxiety saturates contemporary media experiences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mbusa-Making : An Artistic Practice of Well-being Among the Bemba of Zambia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Ariadni Christopoulou; [2021]
    Keywords : emotional well-being; agency; personhood; imagination; well-being practice; intimacy; belonging;

    Abstract : This thesis is a contribution to a broader interdisciplinary exploration of the ways in which emotional well-being manifests in communal contexts. Using the artistic practice of Mbusa-making among the Bemba of Zambia as a case study, it understands emotional well-being as a relational practice and a dynamic process, not as an attained goal, an affective state, or a static situation. READ MORE