Essays about: "identity construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 259 essays containing the words identity construction.

  1. 1. Colorism in Zanzibar - A Qualitative Field Study on The Effects of Colorism on Women's Identity and Ethnicity Construction

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Feven Tekie; [2020]
    Keywords : Colorism; Zanzibar; Tanzania; Identity; Ethnicity; Skin Color Bias; Internalized Racism; Identity Process Theory;

    Abstract : This paper is a by-product of a minor field study conducted in Zanzibar, Tanzania during eight consecutive weeks in early 2019. The purpose of the study was to examine how colorism affects women’s identity and ethnicity construction through the research questions; how do women in Zanzibar experience colorism in their daily lives and; how does colorism affect their self-perception? The data was collected through seven semi-structured interviews with women in Zanzibar and observations. READ MORE

  2. 2. “I DO NOT WRITE MERE WORDS. I WRITE OF HUMAN FLESH AND BLOOD” An Intersectional Approach to Identity in Agnes Smedley’s Autobiographical Novel Daughter of Earth

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Zdravka Katinic; [2019-09-04]
    Keywords : Agnes Smedley; intersectionality; identity; gender;

    Abstract : This essay analyzes Agnes Smedley’s autobiographical novel Daughter of Earth (1929) from an intersectional perspective. The purpose is to concentrate on the novel itself, Smedley’s alter ego Marie Rogers, and the different aspects that govern the construction of her identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does National Identity have an impact on Gender Equality? A Feminist-Constructivist analysis of Estonia´s identity formation process and its impact on Gender (In-)Equality today

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jens Lewandowski; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender; Gender Equality; Gender Equality Index; International Relations; Post-Soviet; Estonia; Identity; Feminism; Identity Construction;

    Abstract : The shift of mainstream International Relations after the collapse of the Soviet Union as well as societal changes challenged the way we see the world. This research is concerned with the, for the researcher most pressing issue of our social coexistence, (In-)equality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Havet hör bygden till : kustnära fiske och gastronomi på Österlen

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

    Author : Viktor Vesterberg; [2019]
    Keywords : kustnära fiske; sense of place; place identity; gastronomi; meroir;

    Abstract : Fisket har fram tills nyligen varit en viktig näring på Österlen och området är fortfarande präglat av en kustbygdsidentitet som det kustnära fisket varit delaktigt i att konstruera. Österlen är idag välkänt för sina många restauranger med gastronomiskt anseende vilka ofta har ett stort fokus på lokalproducerade råvaror. READ MORE

  5. 5. Re-imagining national struggle: Resistance narratives within the exiled Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Carl Bradshaw Thorell; [2019]
    Keywords : KDPI; political imaginations; identity processes; memory cultures; resistance narratives; social constructivism; Rasan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2016 the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) decided to modify its resistance strategy towards the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI). This study analyses political imaginations within the displaced KDPI community in Iraqi Kurdistan through a social constructivist paradigm and the methods of observations and interviews. READ MORE