Essays about: "feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 393 essays containing the word feminism.

  1. 1. The True Cost of Womanhood: A study of women's mental health in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" and Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Monika Truncyte; [2020]
    Keywords : Mental health; mental illness; the US; the 19th century; the 20th century; feminism; the yellow wallpaper; the bell jar.; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay examines the depiction of women’s mental health and the effects which societal ideals have on it in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” and Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. These two literary works openly criticise the societal standards of femininity in the 19th and 20th centuries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

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

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  3. 3. Actor or ally? Exploring Sweden’s involvement in Turkish gender politics through the Swedish Consulate General in Istanbul

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maja Fregert Tolgraven; [2020]
    Keywords : gender equality; feminist foreign policy; civil society; Turkey; EU accession; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this project is to study the implementation of Sweden’s feminist foreign policy through its gender equality enchancing foreign aid to Turkish civil society, managed by The Swedish Consulate General in Istanbul. Through a multi-methods study based on document analysis of project grant cases in 2019, and in-depth interviews with Consulate staff and representatives from partner organizations, the study maps a web of different actors and processes of change in Turkish gender politics: states, civil society, segments of the public and the international community. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Lay down our differences” : An interpretive study of problem representation(s) and inclusion in Extinction Rebellion

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Isaksen; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental movements; Extinction Rebellion; structural power; inclusion; intersectional feminism; WPR;

    Abstract : Previous research on social movements shows that as a consequence of social stratification, structurally privileged groups in society are more prone to engage in and take on leading positions in collective action than those who are structurally marginalised. This essay takes off in the puzzle of deficient inclusion in social movements that identify as inclusive, and looks at how that problem also appear empirically in the environmental movement Extinction Rebellion (XR). READ MORE

  5. 5. “IF WE HAVE THE SEX PURCHASE LAW, WE MUST BE PREPARED TO HELP” - How some of Sweden’s social services work with youths having sex for compensation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Klara Wefer; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to look into how some social workers in Sweden view their work with youths having sex for compensation with regards to the feminist ideas that the law on buying sex expresses. Swedish studies have shown that most of the youths having sex for compensation started when they were 13-14 years old. READ MORE