Essays about: "hegemonic culture"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 32 essays containing the words hegemonic culture.

  1. 16. Sanitizing Argentina: Hegemonic Whiteness in the Europe of South America

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Rachel Elfant; [2018]
    Keywords : Argentina; coloniality; environment; Europe; hegemonic whiteness; identity; immigration; underdevelopment; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines underlying perceptions in Argentina about European culture, class, and environment. In contemporary Argentina, the population is made up of a majority of European descendants, distinguishing it from other countries in Latin America. READ MORE

  2. 17. Men in Makeup: Performances of gender transgression in male beauty vloggers’ makeup consumption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Vilma Komulainen; Meri Hjort; [2017]
    Keywords : gender; gender transgression; masculinities; hybrid masculinities; feminised masculinities; makeup consumption; consumer culture; YouTube; vlog; netnography; Social Sciences; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this research was to uncover how gender transgressing practices are performed in male beauty vloggers’ makeup consumption and to contribute into the understanding of how men are constructing their gender identity when entering feminine consumption spaces. Positioned within the consumer culture theory field, the research aims to expands current perspectives on gendered consumption on a theoretical level. READ MORE

  3. 18. A Discourse Analysis of Masculinity Construction as Climate Change Denial : Hegemonic Masculinity Pushes Back

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Emelie Månsson; [2017]
    Keywords : industrial masculinity; hegemonic masculinity; climate change denial; Republican; ecofeminism; feminist critical discourse analysis; dualisms;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to understand if climate change denial is a way in which industrial hegemonic masculinity is constructed through American conservative political discourse. Rooted in ecofeminist theory and feminist discourse analysis, its main material is the Republican Platform of 2016 with the addition of Fox News and statements by Republican high-profile politicians. READ MORE

  4. 19. “Not every literate is literate in the sense of understanding that a woman needs her own rights” - Exploring men’s support for women’s empowerment in Ghana – a Minor Field Study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Viktoria Nguema; [2017]
    Keywords : Ghana; urban; African feminism; empowerment; support; masculinities; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Development aid organizations are increasingly turning their focus on men and masculinities in the pursuit of women’s empowerment. Despite much effort to improve the lives of women, the hegemonic definition of empowerment in economic and individualistic terms have not been able to attack the unequal power structures between men and women, causing them to persist until this day. READ MORE

  5. 20. “This is the guys’ home ground, you know”: A qualitative study about masculinity, homosociality and work identity among male and female dockworkers in the Port of Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Karin Hallberg; [2016-08-22]
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    Abstract : Harbour work in the port of Gothenburg has historically been a male-dominated working-class profession where dockworker identity has been strongly connected to working-class masculinity. Harbour environments are often characterized by homosocial cultures, where bonding between men is confirmed through male, heterosexual, working-class norms. READ MORE