Essays about: "Othering"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 156 essays containing the word Othering.

  1. 1. Using poverty simulations to teach about poverty - an action research study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för didaktik och pedagogisk profession

    Author : Lenka Čavojská; [2023-06-20]
    Keywords : Poverty; Poverty Simulation; Attitudes toward Poverty; Experiential Learning; Experiential Education; Experiential Learning Cycle; Critical approaches to Experiential Learning and Education; Action Research;

    Abstract : Aim: The purpose of this research study was to investigate the effect of a poverty simulation activity on 9th-grade students’ understanding of poverty. Theory: This study´s theoretical framework was built on Dewey´s theory of Experiential Education, Kolb´s Experiential Learning Cycle, and various critical approaches toward Experiential Learning and Education. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion - A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Construction of the German National Identity in the Right-Wing Political Discourse on Refugees, Migrants, and Foreigners

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Hannah Shaw; [2023]
    Keywords : Germany; National Identity; Othering; Political Discourse; Refugees; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how the German right-wing political party AfD constructs a national identity in their political discourse around refugees, migrants, and foreigners. The rise of refugees and migrants worldwide has led to a renewed focus on the concepts of nation-states and national identity in defining who does and does not belong. READ MORE

  3. 3. Frankenstein; or, A Multimodal Strategy to Teach Othering in the Context of Swedish Upper Secondary Education : An Analysis of Othering in the Story About Frankenstein and His Creature, from a Multimodal Perspective

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Per Nyberg; [2023]
    Keywords : Curriculum; Didactics; Exclusion; Exoticism; Frankenstein; Gothic; Graphic novel; Literature; Multimodal; Multimodality; Othering; Racism; Shelley; Students;

    Abstract : The curriculum for Sweden’s upper secondary schools emphasises that specifically exclusion should be prevented, and that equality between all humans should permeate the education. This essay maintains that the post-colonial concept of othering, with help from Mary Shelley’s story about Frankenstein and his monster, could be used to educate upper secondary school students about these important matters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disrupting Dominant Discourses: : Hybridity in Jane Eyre and Get Out

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Nimrod Numan; [2023]
    Keywords : Jane Eyre; Get Out; Dominant discourses; Othering; Gothic; Hybridity; Double Consciousness; White Privilege; Racial Performance; Visual metaphor.;

    Abstract : This study examines the theme of hybridity in Charlotte Brontë’s novel Jane Eyre and Jordan Peele’s film Get Out. Both the narrative text in the novel and the script with visual elements of the film use the concept of hybridity through Gothic motifs: a mad non-white woman in the attic in Jane Eyre and a psychological place in Get Out, where members of a white family hypnotise black people in order to exploit their physical capabilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Frankenstein Unmasked : A Critical Analysis of “Otherness” in Frankenstein and its Significance for Establishing an Anti-Oppressive Education

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Nagham Kourie; [2023]
    Keywords : Frankenstein; Mary Shelley; Queer readings; Feminist reading; Disability studies; Otherness; Othering; Anti-Oppressive Education; Swedish Curriculum; Upper Secondary School; Oppression; Privilege.;

    Abstract : This essay analyzes the theme of “Otherness” in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein through three different lenses: queer readings, feminist readings, and disability studies, which will offer multiple perspectives of the “Otherness” present in the novel. The essay will engage with critics such as Benjamin Bagocius, Fuson Wang, and Colleen Hobbs. READ MORE