Essays about: "Machismo"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the word Machismo.

  1. 1. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patching Domestic Water Practices in Old Havana : A Minor Field Study

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Ninél Sukovich; [2019]
    Keywords : technology; water; infrastructure; social practice; domestic water consumption; Cuba; Havana; gender; everyday life;

    Abstract : Many citizens living in Old Havana, Cuba, do not have regular access to potable water in their homes. As a result, this thesis explores how the water infrastructure in Old Havana shapes the everyday lives of local residents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Last man standing against abortion - How masculinity norms reflect opposition to abortion in Mexico City

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Maja Adeborg; [2019]
    Keywords : Abortion; Mexico City; Men’s perception; Masculinity norms; Hegemonic masculinities; Machismo; SRHR organizations; Sexual and Reproductive Health; Gender roles; Gender equality; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this qualitative case study is to contribute to increased understanding of men’s perception of abortion in a Mexican context characterized by strong abortion resistance and machismo norms. It also explores how SRHR organizations in Mexico are addressing the abortion resistance through tackling these norms and (dis)engaging men. READ MORE

  4. 4. “It’s like we’ve always been walking behind men” : A qualitative study on how machismo and the Me Too- and feminist movements in Chile affect female broadcast journalists and their professional roles

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Gabriella Moussa Espinola; [2019]
    Keywords : Journalism; Chile; Me Too; Discrimination; Feminism; Hierarchy of Influences; Role Perception; Machismo;

    Abstract : Chile is one of the many countries in Latin America affected by machismo (Torres et al 2002, p. 163-164). In the year of 2017 the Me Too-movement sparked a fire in Chilean media and the feminist movement grew bigger and stronger. These movements affected many institutions, organizations and industries. READ MORE

  5. 5. CONFRONT DIFFICULT TIMES WITH DIGNITY : A study of women’s experiences working in the Colombian NGO sector

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Umeå universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Sandra Bäcklund; Johanna Edin; [2019]
    Keywords : Colombia; gender equality; essential factors; machismo; NGO sector; nongovernmental organisations; role models; segregation; work-family.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to deepen the understanding of women's working conditions within the NGO sector in Colombia, and to find out what factors that impact women’s possibilities for achievements. Through out a qualitative approach five interviews with women were conductedin Bogotá, the capital of Colombia. READ MORE