Essays about: "gender studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 648 essays containing the words gender studies.

  1. 1. Exploring the Relationship Between Personality, Gender and Preferences in Contemporary Office Workspace Design

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Peter O'Reilly; [2019]
    Keywords : Biophilia; Environmental Psychology; Evolutionary Workspaces; Flex-office; Gender; Green Enriched Office; Lean office; Office Design Preference; Personality; Self-Determination Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Objective: The study explores office workspace design preferences, and their psychological antecedents (personality and gender), among a sample of professionals before they have commenced work in an office environment – an approach not previously undertaken. Background: The physical environment of an office workspace and its design characteristics are important to employees’ psychological well-being. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Like in Europe”: Promotional Discourses of the Stipend Reduction and Justification of the Neoliberal Transformations in Ukraine

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

    Author : Daria Popova; [2019]
    Keywords : Neoliberalism; post-Soviet Ukraine; post-Maidan politics; nationalism; neoliberal state.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research explores the promotional discourses the neoliberal experts and politicians use to legitimise the stipend shortages to the students, whose interests this policy contradicts. The thesis argues that the proponents of the reform established the dialogue with the opposition in order to avoid the large-scale protests against the policy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Harry Potter and the Fat Stereotypes

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för film och litteratur (IFL)

    Author : Olsson Hanna; [2019]
    Keywords : Harry Potter; Fat Studies; Film Studies; Gender Studies; Children s Films; Young Adult Series; Intersectionality; Fat Stereotypes;

    Abstract : In the field of research within film studies which consider how aspects such as gender or race affect the portrayal of a character, the aspect of characters' body sizes are not always taken into account. By analysing the fat characters in the popular children's and young adult film series about Harry Potter, I bring attention to the fact that the use of stereotypes is significant in these characterisations, and further contributes to the marginalisation of this particular group of people. READ MORE

  4. 4. A hard nut to crack : a gender analysis of a community and a value chain in Indonesia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Rebecka Wikström; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; value chain; feminist theory; empowerment; candlenut;

    Abstract : In this master’s thesis, I have investigated gender dynamics within a village called Batudulang on the Island of Sumbawa in Indonesia. It is qualitative research, based on observations, focus groups and semi-structured interviews. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender Equality as ‘Political Indoctrination’ : A case study on Brazil’s turn towards conservative university policies

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Kristin Tunek; [2019]
    Keywords : Brazil; gender equality; ‘gender ideology’; Escola sem Partido; political indoctrination; high level of education; radical conservative congregations;

    Abstract : ‘Gender ideology’ is a term used by radical conservative congregations to contemn issues around gender, such as reproductive rights and gender studies, for it is seen as a conspiracy against traditional family values. Congregations that use the term also embrace other forms of anti-gender rhetoric as they aspire to influence decision-makers to adopt policies against gender matters, for instance same-sex marriages and transgender rights. READ MORE