Essays about: "Masculinity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 271 essays containing the word Masculinity.

  1. 1. Masculinity and HIV The impact of men’s masculinities on risky behaviour in Umgungundlovu district, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Ronald Byaruhanga; [2020-01-31]
    Keywords : HIV and AIDS; Masculinity; Risky behaviour.;

    Abstract : This study aimed at exploring the relationship between masculinities and HIV and AIDS. In so doing, the study sought to provide a thorough understanding of whether specific masculine identities influence men to indulge in unsafe sexual practices in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Genderless violence and invisible whiteness : A study of how white supremacist extremism is represented in Western media

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emilia Lindén Guinez; [2020]
    Keywords : White supremacy; extremism; terrorism; knowledge regime; whiteness; masculinity; violence; postcolonialism; Islamophobia; Western media;

    Abstract : This paper examines what kind of knowledge is (re)produced in Western media coverage of the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand on 15 March 2019. A central point of departure is that the media plays a significant part in the construction of knowledge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Like an Oak Tree He Survived : An Analysis of Masculinity Norms in Post-War Namibia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lovisa Salomonsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Hegemonic masculinity; Namibia; Post-conflict;

    Abstract : During the last decades, international organisations have worked hard to implement a gender awareness in their peace- and development programs. Many organizations, however, fail to include an awareness of masculinity construction, and gender has become synonymous with women. READ MORE

  5. 5. Female and male audiences' perception on a plant-based (Vegan) diet after having viewed the documentary film What the Health : How perception on a plant-based diet (Vegan) changes after having watched the documentary film What the Health

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Franziska Saell; [2020]
    Keywords : PBD; Vegan; Documentary; What the Health; Audience Perception; Gendered Nutrition;

    Abstract : Veganism (or following a PBD) is scientifically proven to be one of the possible answers to the environmental, ethical and health issues our society is currently facing. The documentary film What the Health advocates this claim and presents the tremendous impacts, meat and dairy production and consumption, have on our environment, our personal health and for the people living on our planet. READ MORE