Essays about: "conscientization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word conscientization.

  1. 1. Under our own eyes - Mothers in search for consciousness and social change in Brazil

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Fernanda Favaro; [2019]
    Keywords : motherhood; communication for development; participatory communication; work rights; feminism; networks; social media; empowerment; conscientization; dialogue; gender equality; Brazil; mumpreneurship;

    Abstract : This case study provides an analysis on how working women mothers in Brazil articulate themselves in a feminist network born on social media (Maternativa) to generate collective empowerment, raise awareness about oppression and mobilize around work rights. Using qualitative methods such as insider participant observation, interviews and content analysis, it investigates how participatory-related communicative practices and feminism interplay on digital and interpersonal environments fostering dialogue, conscientization and, potentially, a “political turn” in the collective’s agenda. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Ideal Society Workshop: an experiment in creating a new method that contributes to reclaiming Participatory Action Research for emancipation, critical consciousness and citizen power.

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

    Author : Emily Harle; [2019]
    Keywords : action research; participatory action research; critical utopian action research; participatory methods; deliberative democracy; critical consciousness; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Action Research, Participatory Action Research and participatory methods have faced a number of criticisms, including that they do not actually involve citizens or create social change, and that they are tokenistic. This thesis develops and tests a new participatory method that contributes to a democratic and emancipatory PAR that responds to these criticisms and the shortcomings of current methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Educating for sustainable peace: A field study of the Zapatista educational projects in Chiapas

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Simon Johansson; [2015]
    Keywords : Knowledge; Zapatista educational projects; Peace education; Critical pedagogy; Conscientisation;

    Abstract : This qualitative study has examined the Zapatista educational projects in Chiapas, drawing on two months of fieldwork conducted in the Caracoles of La Realidad, Oventic and Morelia. The aim of the study has been to develop a critical reflection upon how the Zapatistas through their educational projects have addressed past issues of educational malpractice. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Power of Dialogue: Exploring women’s empowerment arising from Development Communication

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Malena Rivero Friström; Rebecca Fontana; [2014]
    Keywords : Development Communication; Empowerment; Conscientization; Social Change; Women; Guatemala; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Guatemala holds one of the world’s highest chronic malnutrition rates. The department of Totonicapán in the Western highlands, almost exclusively populated by indigenous people, has the most alarming chronic malnutrition rate of over 80 percent. READ MORE

  5. 5. Theater as the Elicitive Third Space: How Theater for Development has been used to prevent violence in Kenya

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Irina Bernebring Journiette; [2013]
    Keywords : Theater for Development; Preventing Violence; Conflict Communication; Elicitive; Third Space; Conscientization; Empathetication;

    Abstract : In this paper theater is understood as a tool to communicate social transformation and the purpose of this study is to investigate the use of Theater for Development in relation to preventing violence and explore if, how and why the use differ in relation to preventing direct or structural violence. By analyzing the narrated experiences of Kenyan theaterpractitioners work through the theoretical perspectives presented by Homi K. READ MORE