Essays about: "Queer Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 essays containing the words Queer Theory.

  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. Love at the Heart of Feminist Epistemology: On the Interconnectedness between Love and Gender

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

    Author : Veronica Grönlund; [2020]
    Keywords : epistemology; ontology; feminism; love; materialism; realism; queer theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I investigate the concept of love in relation to feminist epistemology. Through a theoretical analysis and assessment, the aim has been to first of all examine ontological tensions between feminist works theorizing on love; secondly, to analyse which role the concept of love has in the works; and thirdly to contextualize the different ontological assumptions made within the basic tension in feminist epistemology, i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexuality in The Hours : An Intertextual Analysis on the Reconstruction of Characters and the Representation of Sexuality

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    Author : Melisa Demir; [2020]
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    Abstract : The essay aims to analyse what impact the reconstruction of the characters of Mrs Dalloway and the fictional character of Virginia Woolf has on the representation of sexuality in The Hours. The theoretical framework is based on queer theory, heteronormativity and gender studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Protection of LGBT+ rights in International Criminal Law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Adam Olofson; [2020]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Public International Law; Queer Law; Queer critical Theory; Crimes against humanity; Persecution; International Criminal Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Sexual and gender minorities have historically and globally been vulnerable to persecutory and discriminatory acts. Today, sixty-eight United Nations member states criminalize consensual same-sex sexual conduct and nine states expressively criminalize the gender identity/expression of transgender people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peruvian Trainee Teachers as Mestizas. Pedagogies of Tolerance and Respect Towards Gay and Lesbian People

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Magrith Mena Portocarrero; [2020]
    Keywords : Tolerance; Respect; Standpoint theory; Gay; Lesbian; Engaged pedagogy; Mestiza consciousness; Nos otras; Gender binary discourse; Border crossing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Given the polarized political context in Peru that was provoked by the inclusion of LGTBIQ+ identities in the official school curriculum, this study analyzes the meanings that students of pedagogy in Lima ascribe to tolerance and respect towards gay and lesbian people, and how these meanings inform their pedagogical practices. Based on two focus groups and eight individual interviews grounded in standpoint theory, this study engages in a dialogue with the work of Wendy Brown regarding tolerance. READ MORE