Essays about: "gender"

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  1. 1. Sexy 16-Year-Old Baby-Eater: Gendered, Sexualized, and Racialized Discourses in Exalted, Second Edition

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Niels-Martin Ström Josefsen; [2021-11-26]
    Keywords : Roleplaying games; Exalted; feminist post-structural discourse analysis; representation; geek culture; race; gender; sexuality; Dungeons Dragons; discourses; White Wolf; misogyny; fantasy; genre subversion; social constructivism; media tropes; monstrous women; monstrous motherhood; infantilization; trans representation; sexualization; animalization;

    Abstract : Previous research finds roleplaying games, as well as the wider spectrum of geek culture thatthey exist within, to be defined by discourses favoring a white, heterosexual, cis-maleviewpoint, drawing up and reproducing stereotypes and tropes that are inherently misogynist,homophobic, and racist. Heretofore, research into discourses of gender, sexuality, and race inroleplaying games has focused overwhelmingly on market leader Dungeons & Dragons (1971-ongoing), largely neglecting to scrutinize other well-established titles that may adhere to orbreak from the same tendencies. READ MORE

  2. 2. WOMEN’S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE PERSPECTIVE. A Quantitative Large-N Study of ODA Recipient Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ana Japaridze; [2021-11-23]
    Keywords : international assistance; bilateral aid; DAC donors; women’s political empowerment;

    Abstract : Promoting gender equality and closing the persisting gender gap is critical for achieving wide-ranging global objectives and sustainable development for all. One of the key domains in achieving gender equality is women’s political empowerment, which shows the least and slowest progress among all domains, even within the European Union. READ MORE

  3. 3. Decentralization - a route towards gender balance in municipal politics? Decentralization and wider women representation in municipal assemblies: evidence across countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lali Dvali; [2021-11-23]
    Keywords : Women s political representation; fiscal decentralization; municipal level; gender and politics;

    Abstract : This paper explores the relationship between the level of decentralization and women's political participation in local politics. Using the OLS regression analysis I ask whether fiscal decentralization fosters more gender-balanced politics at the municipal level and whether the quality of public service serves as a mechanism through which the relationship works. READ MORE

  4. 4. ‘Masculinity, Migration and Marginalization’: How Male Asylum Seekers are Perceived by the Swedish Migration Agency and its Implications for the Asylum Process

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jessie Jern; [2021-11-19]
    Keywords : men; asylum; vulnerability; street-level bureaucrats; Swedish Migration Agency; gender mainstreaming; decision-making; masculinities;

    Abstract : This thesis takes a particular interest in the determination of state granted protection needs amongst male asylum seekers in Sweden. Using a mixed research method consisting of textual analysis on official documents by the Swedish Migration Agency (SMA) and semi-structured interviews with SMA officials, along with a feminist post-colonial theoretical framework, this thesis scrutinizes the relationship between masculinity, migration, and vulnerability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Space-Time Autonomy by Proximity - A Qualitative Study of Girls´ Accessibility by Proximity in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Julia Wilzén; [2021-11-03]
    Keywords : Proximity; Girls; Gender; Constraints; Accessibility; Mobility Patterns;

    Abstract : The urban city is a melting pot of different people, groups of people, experiences, desires, and strivings organized within a shared space and connected through a variety of networks. In this shared urban space, it is important to create equal accessibility to places, services, and activities essential for people's everyday life. READ MORE