Essays about: "equality discourses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 essays containing the words equality discourses.

  1. 1. Distributing ‘learning’ for everyone, everywhere

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hilla Aaltio; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Finnish education export; neoliberalism in education; equity discourses; equality discourses;

    Abstract : During the past decades, global education policies and practices have experienced a neoliberalturn, which has changed the discourse around education. Instead of being regarded as a publicservice, education has become loaded with expectations of effective production of the humancapital and financial profits. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enjoying freedom or priced out of parenthood? : Attitudes to childlessness on Japanese Internet forums

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Elin Holmberg Yamada; [2019]
    Keywords : Childlessness; gender roles; Japan; discourse analysis; gender equality; Barnlöshet; könsroller; Japan; diskursanalys; jämställdhet;

    Abstract : Declining birth rate in Japan has been acknowledged as a demographic crisis since the 1970s. Higher education and better jobs has given women freedom and alternatives to starting a family, and some say the value of marriage and children has decreased overall. READ MORE

  3. 3. Act 140 as a securitization measure: A study on the shift from integration to repatriation in the Danish asylum system

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Daljit Kaur Singh; [2019]
    Keywords : Asylum and Refugee Rights; the Refugee Convention; Nationalism; Securitization; Social Integration; Repatriation; Political Communities; Critical Discourse Analysis; Othering Narrative; Assimilation; Multiculturalism; Parliamentary Debates; Socio-Legal Research; Human Rights; Civil Rights; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Danish asylum system has experienced radical changes during 2019 in regards to asylum and refugee rights with the right-wing governing coalition’s introduction of Act 140. Central to Act 140 is the repatriation philosophy that is carried out in practice with an increased focus on temporary residency of refugees within the Danish asylum system as opposed to permanency. READ MORE

  4. 4. EU Gender Equality for Export? A discourse analysis and postcolonial feminist critique of the construction of ‘gender equality’ in the EU Gender Action Plan II

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Lindqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : gender equality; European Union EU ; Gender Action Plan II; discourse analysis; Bacchi; WPR; postcolonial feminism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study employs an approach to policy as discourse and examines the construction of gender equality in the EU Gender Action Plan II. Drawing from the poststructural premise that discourses affect how issues are being thought about and acted upon, the study seeks to scrutinize how gender equality is attributed with meaning by applying Carol Bacchi’s analytical methodology What’s the problem represented to be?. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Women too are violent" : Masculinity and Responsibility in Discourses on Men’s Violence

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Elin Weiss; [2019]
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    Abstract : Men’s violence against women is a persistent social problem with great individual and societal consequences. Despite governmental measures taken in Sweden to prevent and reduce the prevalence of men’s violence against women, the violence does not appear to decrease. READ MORE