Essays about: "body activism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words body activism.

  1. 1. Domesticating the period-tracking app in everyday life : a case study of Easy Period in the Chinese context

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Yuhong Xu; [2020]
    Keywords : Easy Period; menstrual technology; period-tracking; self-tracking; everyday life; gender script; domestication theory; China; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Recent years have seen great changes to Chinese women’s period-tracking practice, shifting from the method of pen and paper to smartphone applications, and from women-only practice to practice involves men. This study explores such transformations by looking at a specific app named Easy Period in China and users practice with it by using qualitative methods (textual analysis and semi-structured interviews). READ MORE

  2. 2. There is No Alternative: A Symbolic Interactionist Account of Swedish Climate Activists

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

    Author : Kristoffer Berglund; [2019]
    Keywords : climate change; climate activism; symbolic interactionism; sociology of emotions; climate anxiety; environmentalism; social psychology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Today, a climate crisis is immanent. In this thesis I have conducted nine semi-structured interviews with Swedish climate activists. READ MORE

  3. 3. Writing, Reading and Reproducing #MeToo Accounts : An Institutional Ethnography Approach to Researching the Feminist Hashtag

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Nadia Rümmelein; [2018]
    Keywords : #MeToo; sexual harassment; sexual assault; sexual abuse; sexual violence; survivors; victims; feminist hashtags; feminist hashtag activism; institutional ethnography; justice;

    Abstract : On 15 October 2017 actress Alyssa Milano posted the following on her Twitter account: “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet”. After Milano’s tweet, the hashtag #MeToo is said to have gone viral overnight. READ MORE

  4. 4. A little story about big issues : an introspective account of FEMEN

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Yelena Myshko; [2018]
    Keywords : FEMEN; Yelena Myshko; sextremism; embodiment; feminist activism; feminist snap; feminist polemic; body image; militant feminism; sweaty concept; autophenomenography; autoethnography; feminist writing; evocative storytelling; retrospective diary; dialogic meaning; censorship; national politics; police persecution; generational feminism; Resistance; protest technology; Ukraine; Netherlands; Sara Ahmed; Maurice Merleau-Ponty; Elizabeth Grosz; Mikhail Bakhtin; Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson; Carolyn Ellis; Laurel Richardson; Rosemarie Buikema; Marta Zarzycka; Steven Pressfield;

    Abstract : This research contributes a detailed personal account of a FEMEN activist. It presents an autophenomenographic analysis of cultural artefacts, including a Retrospective Diary, resulting from the activity of Yelena Myshko in FEMEN between 2012 and 2014. READ MORE

  5. 5. Celebrities in Haiti and depiction of their relief efforts in media

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Erika Konovalova; [2016]
    Keywords : haiti; celebrities;

    Abstract : ABSTRACTIn the last decade, celebrities’ philanthropic activism has emerged into the global phenomena. In order to raise the awareness about the global problems and suffering of others, as well as increase public funding of humanitarian organizations, celebrity figures are becoming ever more representative for the humanitarianism issues between the global North and South. READ MORE