Essays about: "feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 496 essays containing the word feminism.

  1. 1. Hiding in Plain Sight : A Gynocritical Reading of Rochester’s Narrative in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Emma Hennig; [2022]
    Keywords : Jean Rhys; Wide Sargasso Sea; Elaine Showalter; gynocriticism; psychoanalysis; postcolonialism; feminism; cultural theory; Edward Rochester; consciousness; narrative;

    Abstract : This essay is the result of a close-reading of the male protagonist’s narrative in Jean Rhys’s novel Wide Sargasso Sea (1966). His narrative was examined through an interpretive lens layered with a combination of several critical onsets that form the pillars of Elaine Showalter’s theory of a metaphysical female crescent outside of male consciousness. READ MORE

  2. 2. The relationship between prostitution policy and human trafficking for sexual purposes : A comparative case study of Sweden and the Netherlands.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Angelika Johansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Prostitution policy; Sex Trafficking; Three-pronged approach; Sexual Liberals; Radical Feminism; Case study;

    Abstract : This thesis explores to what extent prostitution policy can influence human trafficking for sexual purposes. It questions if criminalization of prostitution and legalization of prostitution can result in different outcomes, interfering with sex trafficking. READ MORE

  3. 3. The expulsion of pregnant students in Uganda: Teacher perspectives on a contravention of 'Education for All’

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Amoni Kitooke; [2021-08-16]
    Keywords : schoolgirl pregnancy; student expulsion; education for all;

    Abstract : The denial of formal education to pregnant pre-tertiary school students contravenes universal access to quality education, yet the latter is a key aspiration of the 21st century. Only recently, in 2015, did Uganda draft guidelines on preventing and managing HIV/AIDS and pregnancy in school settings, with a COVID-19 related update in 2020. READ MORE

  4. 4. A FEMINIST MILITARY? THE SWEDISH CASE An ideational analysis of the perceptions of security that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Axelsson; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Gender; Military; Swedish Armed Forces; Security Studies; Feminist Security Theory; Classical realism; Ideational analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute knowledge to the current and contemporary debate on the conceptof security in relation to feminism, by seeking which ideas that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces (SAF) and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence. Based on the theoretical framework of Feminist Security Theory and Classical Realism in International Relations, this case study seeks to identify these ideas in the SAF’sstrategic documents and interviews with SAF Officials. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE PERKS OF BEING ANAFRICAN WOMAN IN ADICHIE’S THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Makda Yoseph Berhie; [2021-02-02]
    Keywords : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Imitation;

    Abstract : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s contemporary literary works have prominently engaged with diasporic experiences, migration, and gender disparity,among other issues that fit under the umbrella of postcolonial literature. This essay aims to further explorethe representation of ‘the African woman’in three stories found in Adichie’s story collectionThe Thing Around Your Neck,namely ‘Imitation’, ‘The Thing Around Your Neck’, and ‘Jumping Monkey Hill’. READ MORE