Essays about: "feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 325 essays containing the word feminism.

  1. 1. Under our own eyes - Mothers in search for consciousness and social change in Brazil

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Fernanda Favaro; [2019]
    Keywords : motherhood; communication for development; participatory communication; work rights; feminism; networks; social media; empowerment; conscientization; dialogue; gender equality; Brazil; mumpreneurship;

    Abstract : This case study provides an analysis on how working women mothers in Brazil articulate themselves in a feminist network born on social media (Maternativa) to generate collective empowerment, raise awareness about oppression and mobilize around work rights. Using qualitative methods such as insider participant observation, interviews and content analysis, it investigates how participatory-related communicative practices and feminism interplay on digital and interpersonal environments fostering dialogue, conscientization and, potentially, a “political turn” in the collective’s agenda. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE REALITIES OF SUBURBAN FEMINISM : A study of feminism in the suburbs of Gothenburg among the immigrant communities.

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

    Author : Abdullahi Omar; [2019]
    Keywords : feminism; Intersectionality; Liberal feminism; postfeminism; suburban feminism; respondents; cultural shock; suburbs; Gothenburg.;

    Abstract : This study on feminism is a study aimed at understanding a reality within feminism (suburban feminism) in the suburbs of Gothenburg and the underlying factors that contribute to the emergence of this new phenomenon, and why women in the suburbs relate to as an alternative social tool in the quest for better social standings. The research was focused on the 2 major issues and they were (1) the effect of intersectionality on feminism in the suburbs and (2), the effect of internal factors like culture and religion on feminism in the suburbs. READ MORE

  3. 3. "It's Complicated" The Relationship Between Islam and Gender Equality. : A Comparative Case Study of the Developments of Family Codes in the two Muslim States Tunisia and Algeria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Pontén; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender equality; Islam; Islamic feminism; Neo-colonialism; Family code; Tunisia; Algeria.;

    Abstract : This paper takes a critical stance to the conventional thinking about the relationship between Islam and gender equality in a functional idea analysis on the family codes in Algeria and Tunisia. With two different outcomes in spite of their historical and cultural similarities, this paper seeks to understand the developments from neo-colonial and Islamic feminist perspectives. READ MORE

  4. 4. PATRIARCHY UNDER SCRUTINY Tracing Feminist Discourse in Hobb’s The Realm of the Elderlings

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Saga Bokne; [2018-10-12]
    Keywords : Robin Hobb; patriarchy; feminism; gender;

    Abstract : The high fantasy genre has often been accused of conservatism and of perpetuating stereotypes. On the other hand, fantasy has also been noted for its capacity to subvert stereotypes and envision alternatives to the current order. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE #METOO MOVEMENT AND WOMEN’S MOBILIZATION: WHY HAS SWEDEN OUTPERFORMED DENMARK? A Qualitative Study of Sweden and Denmark

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nathalie Johansson; [2018-09-14]
    Keywords : women’s movements; women’s mobilization; sexual violence; feminism; #MeToo;

    Abstract : Although Sweden and Denmark are often viewed as being part of “egalitarian Scandinavia”, the recent #MeToo movement has revealed a conflicting reality of a high prevalence of sexual violence in both countries. However, as it turns out, the movement has received considerably more attention in Sweden than in Denmark. READ MORE