Essays about: "gender representation in media"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 essays containing the words gender representation in media.

  1. 1. Healing in the Borderlands of Belonging : Trusting the Journey of Black Girl Magic in Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Ida Isatou Svenungsson; [2019]
    Keywords : healing circles; affinity groups; gendered racism; mental health; coloniality of heritage; denial of racialization; virtual inclusion;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how coloniality of heritage, denial of racialization and forced passing impact Black women in Sweden. In response, it investigates practices of self-care adopted to buffer and cope with racism-related stress. READ MORE

  2. 2. Racial Performances On Social Media - A study of the Sweet Brown memes

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Simone Sevel-Sørensen; [2019]
    Keywords : Racial Performance; Internet memes; Minstrelsy; Digital Blackface; Internet Culture; Race; Representation;

    Abstract : Abstract: Social Media has become a powerful tool in several aspects. It can mobilize movements, rallying for social or political causes, and it can bring people together to share experiences or interest on a global platform. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stereotypical gender roles alive and well in the Netflix production The Kissing Booth : Using readily available film to unveil and challenge gender norms in the EFL classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Sofia Robinsson; [2019]
    Keywords : The Kissing Booth; Netflix; gender studies; film studies; Bechdel test; gender stereotypes; gender norms; EFL classroom; upper secondary school;

    Abstract : This essay is focused on gender issues in the film The Kissing Booth directed by Vince Marcello and how it can be used in a Swedish EFL classroom to problematize the stereotypical portrayals of the main characters. Since film is readily available for people in the Western world, including young students, it is important to teach them to be mindful of how media content can influence people in different ways. READ MORE

  4. 4. Representation of race, gender and LGBTQ+ on Modern Family

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna Sofia Stoiljkovic; [2019]
    Keywords : Media Representation; Stereotypes; Race; LGBTQ ; Gender; TV-show; Television; Modern Family; ;

    Abstract : Abstract The purpose of this study is to establish the representations of the main characters of Modern Family out of three themes: the representation of genders, race and LGBTQ+, based on theories within the field, such as representation and stereotypes. Earlier research shows that these three social groups often are represented stereotypically in media with more inclusivity in some aspects and less in some. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fictional Film and Social Change: A study of two Nigerian narratives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Patricia Whitehorne; [2019]
    Keywords : Fiction; Film; Edutainment; Girl-child; Fistula; Development; Health; Nigeria; Marriage;

    Abstract : Nearly 50 years ago a UNESCO paper expounded the value of film as a development tool, alongside other forms of media. Factual films were useful platforms to provide information and instruction particularly in the fields of agriculture and health, and thereby act as a stimulus for practical innovation. READ MORE