Essays about: "essentialization"

Found 4 essays containing the word essentialization.

  1. 1. (RE)ASSEMBLING INTEGRATION : Swedish for Truck Drivers as a Context for Integrating

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Kayla Van Cleave; [2019]
    Keywords : integration; actor-network theory; driver-car; community of practice;

    Abstract : ‘Integration’ is often referred to in Swedish policy documents and analyzed by measures of effectivity and structural adjustment, assuming acculturation and essentialization of populations. This thesis explores how integration is practiced and defined within the context of professional adult education for newly arrived immigrants. READ MORE

  2. 2. A stunning portrait of diversity? : Gender, race, and nation in Miss Universe Japan 2015

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Genusvetenskap

    Author : Lina Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Miss Universe Japan; Ariana Miyamoto; Japanese femininity; Beauty pageants; Japan; Whiteness; Nationalism; Race; Gender;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study how gender, race, and nation are represented in Miss Universe Japan 2015. I investigate how the top five participants are represented in relation to Japanese ideal femininity and what these representations contribute to. Furthermore, I examine how global ideals have impacted the outcome of the pageant. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethnic Identity in Chica Lit. : Trapped between Cultural Essentialism and Ex-nomination

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Adriana Rudling; [2016]
    Keywords : Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez; The Dirty Girls Social Club; chick lit; chica lit; essentialization; exnomination; Latinidad; Latinos;

    Abstract : This essay is dedicated to exploring how ethnic identity is represented in one of popular literature's latest additions, namely chick lit. More concretely, it approaches the subject of ex-nomination and cultural essentialization of Latino communities in the burgeoning chick lit genre, chica lit. READ MORE

  4. 4. Being Highly Skilled and a Refugee: Experiences of Non-European Physicians in Sweden

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Katarina Mozetič; [2015]
    Keywords : physician; refugee; mixed migration; identity; Sweden; doctor;

    Abstract : The thesis refines the analytical categories of ‘refugee’ and ‘highly skilled migrant’ by exploring the experiences of non-European medical doctors who came to Sweden as refugees. As a narrative research study, the thesis is based on seven in-depth semi-structured interviews with refugee doctors who live in Sweden. READ MORE