Essays about: "embodied identity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words embodied identity.

  1. 1. “If we don’t, then who will?” : A qualitative study about Black Afro-Swedish women’s embodied identity experiences in working life

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Leila Axelsson; Emma Rangdal; [2022]
    Keywords : Afro-Swedish women; embodied identity; identity work; intersectionality; Black feminism; embodied research; collective identity;

    Abstract : Sweden has been celebrated in public discourse for being a major proponent of social justice and anti-racist policies, but the country’s ambiguous history with racism has been replaced by colour-evasive discourses permeating contemporary organisations today. Management and organisation studies have focused on the individual identity work of employees, without further attention to the intersecting social positionings of Black Afro-Swedish women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lived Hybridity : The Embodied Experiences of Daughters of Immigrants in Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Lina Kröger; [2022]
    Keywords : Othering; Second Generation; Lived Hybridity; Non-Whiteness; Socio-Spatial Segregation;

    Abstract : Purpose- The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationships between space, non-whiteness, embodied experiences and related perceptions, establishing reality connections for the participants in this matter. One notion that collides with the unrestricted individuality of these subjects, who are perceived as being outsiders to the Swedish norm, is the concept of Othering. READ MORE

  3. 3. Solidarity in decolonization : Indigenous-Environmentalist alliance and the struggle against clearcutting in Sápmi

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Helena Eriksson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sápmi; solidarity; decolonization; clearcutting; internal colonialism; post-colonialism; knowledge-practices; environmentalism; social movements;

    Abstract : This study concerns the alliance against clearcutting that has been formed between the Swedish environmental movement and the Sami movement. Earlier studies on environmentalist/Indigenous alliances have found that such cooperation often has been formed through reproductions of a colonial political relationship, perpetuating Indigenous peoples' structural marginality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Welcome to VRChat : An ethnographic study on embodiment and immersion in virtual reality

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Asshoff Rasmus; [2022]
    Keywords : Virtual reality; Mimicry; Avatars; Identity; Embodiment; Immersion; VRChat;

    Abstract : This study explore how different forms of embodied experiences in virtual reality can be explained. Virtual reality (VR) is a quickly emerging, although understudied field that in the last decade have come to take a bigger and bigger part in everyone’s daily life. READ MORE

  5. 5. The new Cinderella's Identity Confusion : in the Lunar Chronicles, Cinder by Marissa Meyer

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad

    Author : Linnea Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Identity confusion; gender roles; gender norms; queer; cyberqueer; performativity; precarity;

    Abstract : The fairy tale of Cinderella is known for its romance, but she seeks independence while being confused by her identity in a new version by Marissa Meyer called Cinder. This essay will present how Meyer’s Cinderella, Cinder, confuses the gender roles by taking on both feminine and masculine ones. READ MORE