Essays about: "feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 372 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. 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

  4. 4. Staying True to You: Finding the Feminist in Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea and Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Cecilia Bernroth Overton; [2019]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Anne Shirley, the girl and young woman made famous around the world by L. M. Montgomery in the early twentieth century, has been a companion and role model for countless young women. READ MORE

  5. 5. How feminist comedians in Spain use stand-up comedy as a contestation communicative tool?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Irene Menéndez Fuente; [2019]
    Keywords : Feminism; Comedy; Communication; Social change;

    Abstract : This research project aims to contribute to the field of communication and social change through the analysis of different humoristic subversive mechanisms used by feminist comedians in Spanish society and their potential as a transformative tool in the country’s socio-political context. The personal stories of three feminist comedians interviewed for this research are analysed through the feminist standpoint theory, valuing the epistemic knowledge of women’s experiences and the potential of their communication through comedy as a contestation tool. READ MORE