Essays about: "Postcolonial"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 270 essays containing the word Postcolonial.

  1. 1. Veganism through an intersectional lens:A study on racial perspectives in the Swedish vegan community

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Rosita Lindgren; [2020-07-07]
    Keywords : veganism; the vegan community; whiteness; privilege; vegans of color; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; representation; Sweden;

    Abstract : During the past decade, veganism has increased in the global North. In current debates in theU.S., the vegan community has been accused of being a white, privileged lifestyle movementthat reinforces neoliberal attitudes and colonial influences of universalism, color blindness,and capitalist consumption. READ MORE

  2. 2. Texts and Paratexts in a Colonial Context. Krupabai Satthianadhan's English Novels 'Saguna' and 'Kamala'

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Karin Edgardh; [2020-01-15]
    Keywords : India; Krupabai Satthianadhan; Saguna; Kamala; Gérard Genette; Autobiography; Conversion; Colonial literature;

    Abstract : The anglophone Indian author Krupabai Satthianadhan (1862-1894) was a second-generation Christian convert and a member of the Christian Tamil family in colonial Madras. Knowledge of English was still a high-caste male privilege when Satthianadhan published reformist articles on female education. Her two novels, the autobiographical Saguna. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pro-life, Positioning and Imperialism - A Critical Discourse Analysis of U.S. Foreign Aid Statements on Abortion and Reproductive Health

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Charlotte German; [2020]
    Keywords : United States of America; Foreign Aid; Abortion; Critical Discourse Analysis; Postcolonial Feminist Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis uses Critical Discourse Analysis to explore how the practice of abortion is defined and created in U.S. presidential administrations’ statements on foreign aid, how the discourses regarding abortion and reproductive health have changed between 1984-2019 and how the U.S. READ MORE

  4. 4. Actor or ally? Exploring Sweden’s involvement in Turkish gender politics through the Swedish Consulate General in Istanbul

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maja Fregert Tolgraven; [2020]
    Keywords : gender equality; feminist foreign policy; civil society; Turkey; EU accession; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this project is to study the implementation of Sweden’s feminist foreign policy through its gender equality enchancing foreign aid to Turkish civil society, managed by The Swedish Consulate General in Istanbul. Through a multi-methods study based on document analysis of project grant cases in 2019, and in-depth interviews with Consulate staff and representatives from partner organizations, the study maps a web of different actors and processes of change in Turkish gender politics: states, civil society, segments of the public and the international community. READ MORE

  5. 5. In Danger or Dangerous? : A discourse analysis of representations of Swedish women and children affiliated with ISIS after the breakdown of the 'caliphate'

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Trygged; [2020]
    Keywords : ISIS; securitization; gender; racism; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : After the fall of ISIS ‘caliphate’, Sweden and other European countries are struggling with how to handle the group of people who left Europe to join the terrorist organisation and now seek to return. In traditional narratives of gender and war, women and children are commonly perceived as innocent victims in need of protection. READ MORE