Essays about: "femininity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 201 essays containing the word femininity.

  1. 1. Pushing Authenticity. Challenging Narratives and Performances on Women’s Subcultural Participation

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

    Author : Filippa Nilsson; [2021]
    Keywords : cultural sociology; subcultural theory; gender; ethnography; rave; skateboarding; authenticity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines women’s subcultural participation based on ethnographic fieldwork and 73 interviews with women within the skateboarding and rave cultures. The study explores and develops how we view female participation. READ MORE

  2. 2. The strong men and the good looking women : Quantitative content analysis of the visual representation of athletes in Swedish digital sports journalism

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för geografi, medier och kommunikation (from 2013)

    Author : Alicia Sandell; [2021]
    Keywords : Stereotypical gender roles; female athletes; sports journalism; #MeToo;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of the thesis is to examine if the quantity of female athletes is lesser than male athletes and if there are any gender differences in this visual representation of athletes in Swedish digital sports journalism. The thesis also aims to investigate if the visual representation of female athletes has changed over time in connection to the #MeToo movement. READ MORE

  3. 3. Family in crisis : A narrative analysis of gender roles and family hierarchy in the movie Turist

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för medier och journalistik (MJ)

    Author : Emil Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : feminist theory; masculinity; film theory; narrative analysis; family hierarchy;

    Abstract : This study conducts a narrative analysis of the film Turist, in order to explore how its portrayal of a contemporary Scandinavian family could provide insight into how gender roles are constructed. Drawing on classical feminist theory, film theory and giving special focus to explore how masculinity and the father’s role is portrayed in relation to femininity this essay uses a theoretical angle that is less explored than others. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Politics of Health and Belonging: A Study of Bunadsgeriljaen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Renate Sørvik; [2021]
    Keywords : Framing; belonging; feminism; gender; nationalism; Bunadsgerilja; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is an exploration of the merging of two discourses – nationalism and feminism – through a case study of the Bunadsgerilja, a social movement demonstrating against the shutdowns of maternity wards throughout the districts of Norway. The nationalist framing of the Bunadsgerilja and the tensions this bring with it, is explored using Yuval-Davis’s (2011) analysis of ‘politics of belonging’ as well as framing theory, feminist theories on gendered nationalism and intersectionality. READ MORE

  5. 5. At War with an Invisible Enemy : A Critical Feminist Analysis of the Covid-19 Pandemic Narrative

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Molly Jerlström; [2021]
    Keywords : Feminist Security Studies; Covid-19; Narrative Analysis; Gender; Security;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate the narrative created around the covid-19 virus as a security threat during the first months of the pandemic. Speeches made by three political leaders, namely Emmanuel Macron, Boris Johnson and Angela Merkel, held in March 2020 are analysed in depth using a feminist narrative framework. READ MORE