Essays about: "Queer Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words Queer Theory.

  1. 1. Aligning Fortress Europe with the Rainbow? The Securitization of Migration and LGBTI Asylum Seekers in the European Union.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Celia Keller Martínez; [2019-09-17]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The increase of migration into the European Union, which peaked during the 2015humanitarian crisis of refugees, has raised concerns about security within nationalist politicaldiscourse across the EU. European right-wing populist discourse revolves around a perceivedthreat to national and European culture and identity, pushing adamantly for restrictions inmigration policy, and black-marking asylum seekers as hostile actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Respect for Fundamental Rights in Credibility Assessment of LGBTIQ+ Asylum Seekers in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rubén Pomar Mir; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : LGBTIQ community; asylum; asylum seeker; fundamental rights; queer asylum;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates an increasingly important topic in the European Union (EU). I analyze challenges to respecting fundamental rights when assessing the credibility of LGBTIQ+ asylum seekers in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. “A ROOM FOR OUR OWN”. Queer memories and feelings in the archival practices of Queerrörelsens Arkiv och Bibliotek (Archive and Library of the Queer Movement) in Gothenburg/Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Camila Borges Freitas; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : Archive; Queer Theory; Memory; Queer Counterarchive;

    Abstract : This thesis departs from the case study of the Queerrörelsens Arkiv och Bibliotek (QRAB) [In English: Archive and Library of the Queer Movement], located in Gothenburg/Sweden, to discuss how queer memories and feelings are embedded in queer archives. It focuses in some of QRAB’s practices, such as: the structure and organization of the archive, the membership, the processes of collection and cataloguing of materials, the external activities, and the relationship with the public and other organizations. READ MORE

  4. 4. PLUGGING IN TO QUEER IN GOTHENBURG. An Emotion and Power-Sensitive In-depth Group Study on Being Queer in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Johanna Jaring; [2019-03-26]
    Keywords : Queer; Gothenburg; Emotion; Power; Research Process; Diffraction; Intra-activity;

    Abstract : This study aims to extend the existing knowledge of how different queer persons experience being queer in Gothenburg and in extension, attend to emotions and power relations in the process of knowledge production. The study applies Donna Haraway’s situated knowledge, Sara Ahmed’s queer phenomenology and theory on what emotions do, and Karen Barad’s theory of intra- action and diffraction. READ MORE

  5. 5. GIRLFAGS AND GUYDYKES - Too queer for straights, and too straight for queers

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Siri Lindqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : girlfag; guydyke; sexual minorities; autogynephilia; lesbian man; queer identities; queer; fluid sexuality; genderqueer; bisexualities; autoandrophilia; homosexuality; gender identity; girlfags and guydykes; genderfluid;

    Abstract : Aim. To highlight how girlfags and guydykes describe their identities and their experience and interpretation of the identity labels. Background and previous studies. The sexual minority identity of girlfags and guydykes are sometimes perceived as provocative in their contradictory labels. READ MORE