Essays about: "feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 382 essays containing the word feminism.

  1. 1. Addressing intersectionality in the #MeToo movement - A case study of women’s mobilization under the #MeToo movement in the postcolonial context of South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Amina Brajanac; [2019-09-27]
    Keywords : Transnational women’s movements; women’s mobilization; sexual violence; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; #MeToo; norms;

    Abstract : The #MeToo movement united women around the globe in the fight against sexual violence.However, the #MeToo movement has been criticized for solely adopting a gender-based approach by neglecting the intersections of gender, race and class. READ MORE

  2. 2. VARFÖR RÖSTAR FLER MÄN ÄN KVINNOR PÅ HÖGERPOPULISTISKA PARTIER? En studie kring kulturell backlash påverkan på könsgapet

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nikie Håkansson de Leeuw; [2019-09-24]
    Keywords : European radical right parties; cultural backlash; populism; gender; gender gap; voting behaviour;

    Abstract : In most of the countries in Europe it exists a substantial overrepresentation of men voting for right wing populist parties. This paper focuses on understanding why these parties attract more men than women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does National Identity have an impact on Gender Equality? A Feminist-Constructivist analysis of Estonia´s identity formation process and its impact on Gender (In-)Equality today

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jens Lewandowski; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender; Gender Equality; Gender Equality Index; International Relations; Post-Soviet; Estonia; Identity; Feminism; Identity Construction;

    Abstract : The shift of mainstream International Relations after the collapse of the Soviet Union as well as societal changes challenged the way we see the world. This research is concerned with the, for the researcher most pressing issue of our social coexistence, (In-)equality. READ MORE

  4. 4. A case study on the impact of the EU on gender equality during Croatia’s accession to the EU

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Yordanka Yancheva; [2019]
    Keywords : European Union; new institutionalism; radical feminism;

    Abstract : In the European policy of enlargement, gender equality is one of the focal points. Equality between women and men is commonly one of the core values of European Union member states. The aim of this thesis is to study changes in gender equality in Croatia during its accession period and the role of the European Union in them. READ MORE

  5. 5. The systematic use of sexual violence in genocide : Understanding why women are being targeted using the cases of Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Viktoria Nicolaisen; [2019]
    Keywords : genocide; sexual violence; feminism; intersectionality; tactical rape; Rwanda; former Yugoslavia;

    Abstract : When describing sexual violence as a ’weapon of war’ or as systematic in the setting of a conflict, many times there is no distinction between how it is used during different types of conflicts. Moreover, they are often discussed as either a crime against the ”enemy” or a crime against women. READ MORE