Essays about: "female"

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  1. 1. Representation and Stereotyping in Board Games. A Study of How Gender, Race, Sexuality, Ability and Age Are Portrayed in Strategic Board Games

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Maria Oliviander; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : representation; stereotypes; gender roles; board games; gender theory; intersectionality theory; cultivation theory;

    Abstract : The purpose of this investigation is to see if contemporary strategic board games maintain a stereotypical representation of different societal groups. The main objectives are to see to what extent different social groups are represented and how they are being represented. Special attention will be directed at stereotypes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Re-integration of sex trafficking victims in Romania ̶ And the role of the social work professionals

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Barchiesi Valentina; Stenius Maria-Elisa; [2019-07-03]
    Keywords : Re-integration; victims of sex trafficking; Romania; social worker’s role; anti-trafficking organizations;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to explore how social work professionals describe re-integration of young female victims of sex trafficking in Romania. This study was based on eight semi-struc-tured in-depth interviews with social work professionals in Romanian anti-trafficking organi-zations. These were later analyzed using thematic analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. SONGS OF RAIN AND LOCOMOTION. Text mining of Japanese lyrics of pop and enka

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Andreas Wahlberg; [2019-06-20]
    Keywords : japanska; Japan; lyrics; love songs; text mining; singer-songwriters; enka; 80 s;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to compare the differences in the vocabulary used in lyrics of the two music genres Japanese pop and enka. Text mining or lexical analysis as described by Hanks (2013) and previous studies on Japanese lyrics such as Kobayashi et al (2017), Hosoya et al (2010) and Ōde et al (2014). READ MORE

  4. 4. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perceiving Terrorism: A survey experiment about how Swedish students define terrorism based on the perpetrator’s ethnicity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Niklas von Mentzer Marcev; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze how students perceive the concept of terrorism based on the ethnicity ascribed to the perpetrator. Studies conducted in the US have shown that the public defines political violence differently depending on the language used to describe the event, white perpetrators are more often called mass shooters while perpetrators of other ethnicities are more frequently called terrorists. READ MORE