Essays about: "feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 359 essays containing the word feminism.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Feminism genom kroppsspråk inom populärkultur

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Magdalena Wolk; [2019]
    Keywords : Beyoncé; feminism; body language; popular culture;

    Abstract : By performing a qualitative discourse research, this study seeks to analyse the modern day feminist woman as presented in Beyoncé’s visual album Lemonade (2016) via two body language aspects: postures and gestures. By connecting the presence or absence of specific postural and gestural aspects to meanings attributed to these by researchers and theorists, this study concludes that Lemonade portrays sexual objectification mixed with an authoritative rejection of powerlessness. READ MORE