Essays about: "Performativity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 essays containing the word Performativity.

  1. 1. Advocates for change. A qualitative study about Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Emmy Lund; Lova Nylén; [2020-06-02]
    Keywords : gender; gender equality; reflections; attitudes; social work students; Rwanda; East Africa;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality. This aim was achieved through qualitative, semi-structured, phone interviews with six Rwandan social work students. The interviews were later transcribed, and the data was analysed through a thematic analysis method. READ MORE

  2. 2. SAVE KORTEDALA LIBRARY Gendering Practices in Urban Activism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Magdalena Myhreld; [2020-01-07]
    Keywords : Urban movemenst; Gender performativity; Neoliberalism; Neighborhood activism; Libraries;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to discuss conditions for urban activism, through looking at the interest group Save Kortedala Library and its gendering practices. The aim was furthermore to examine the role Kortedala Library plays for the community as well as to relate Save Kortedala Library to a larger context of resistance to neoliberalism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Expertise and Performative Legitimation in Consumer-led Governance Initiatives: - A Case Study of GoodWeave India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Arthur Joseph Kearney; [2020]
    Keywords : Performativity; Legitimation; Child-Labour; GoodWeave; Neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The following thesis is an attempt to critically analyse the legitimation claims of Private Transnational Governance (PTGs) initiatives targeting child labour in the Indian carpet belt. Drawing upon the concept of performativity, the research will seek to problematize the tendency to perceive legitimacy in the myopic sense of quantifiable ‘inputs’ and ‘outputs’. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Stranger Among Those Who Are Still Men: Reading Monsters as Performing Transgender Identities in Four Short Stories by H. P. Lovecraft

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för engelska

    Author : Eric Sarkar Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : In his book Skin Shows, Jack Halberstam posits that depictions of monsterhood in horror media can be directly comparable to different socially constructed identities, such as gender, and even transgender. But can such a comparison be made in a text regardless of its author’s biases and intentions? The purpose of this essay is to find out how the monsters in four of H. READ MORE

  5. 5. “A Veritable Country of Lies” : Carl Gyllenborg, A Conspiring Swedish Diplomat’s Practices According to his Correspondence 1715–1717

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för idé- och lärdomshistoria

    Author : Emma Forsberg; [2020]
    Keywords : New Diplomatic History; The Swedish Plot; Carl Gyllenborg; Early Modern Diplomacy; Diplomatic Practices;

    Abstract : In the decades following the Peace of Westphalia the foundations of what many consider modern diplomacy were formed. These foundations have been a popular topic for many historians, and extensive work has been made on Diplomatic Theory, and the ideals of what a diplomat should be within the field of new diplomatic history. READ MORE