Essays about: "feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 410 essays containing the word feminism.

  1. 1. Veganism through an intersectional lens:A study on racial perspectives in the Swedish vegan community

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Rosita Lindgren; [2020-07-07]
    Keywords : veganism; the vegan community; whiteness; privilege; vegans of color; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; representation; Sweden;

    Abstract : During the past decade, veganism has increased in the global North. In current debates in theU.S., the vegan community has been accused of being a white, privileged lifestyle movementthat reinforces neoliberal attitudes and colonial influences of universalism, color blindness,and capitalist consumption. READ MORE

  2. 2. #evasvaneblomthesocial- The Social Media Project

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Eva Svaneblom; [2020-05-27]
    Keywords : Dance; Performance; Improvisation; Site specifics; Social media; Instagram; YouTube; Selfies; Tehcnofeminism; Vlogging;

    Abstract : This thesis is about dance and social media. It explores how social media can beused as a space for contemporary dance performance. It is written from theperspective and explorations of the contemporary dancer Eva Svaneblom, that hascreated improvised performances with the smartphone screen (and social media) asher muse. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE