Essays about: "intersectional feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words intersectional feminism.

  1. 1. THE REALITIES OF SUBURBAN FEMINISM : A study of feminism in the suburbs of Gothenburg among the immigrant communities.

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Abdullahi Omar; [2019]
    Keywords : feminism; Intersectionality; Liberal feminism; postfeminism; suburban feminism; respondents; cultural shock; suburbs; Gothenburg.;

    Abstract : This study on feminism is a study aimed at understanding a reality within feminism (suburban feminism) in the suburbs of Gothenburg and the underlying factors that contribute to the emergence of this new phenomenon, and why women in the suburbs relate to as an alternative social tool in the quest for better social standings. The research was focused on the 2 major issues and they were (1) the effect of intersectionality on feminism in the suburbs and (2), the effect of internal factors like culture and religion on feminism in the suburbs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Black Masculinity and White-Cast Sitcoms : Unraveling stereotypes in New Girl

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Marie Zafimehy; [2019]
    Keywords : Black feminism; Feminist media studies; Men and masculinities; Representation; New Girl; Sitcoms;

    Abstract : For decades, situational comedies — commonly named “sitcoms” — have been racially segregated on TV between Black-cast sitcoms and White-cast sitcoms. Extensive research has been led about representation of Black and White masculinities in this segregated context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Analysing gender equality in EU’s work-life balance policy: -What is the problem represented to be?

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Neema Sherpa; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender equality; policy analysis; problem representation; work-life reconciliation; work-life balance; childcare; paid work; unpaid responsibilities;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on work-life balance policy; one of the key field of EU gender equality policies. The purpose of this study was to analyze most recently proposed policy on work-life balance ‘An initiative to support work-life balance for working parents and carers’ that aims to upgrade existing policy and legal frameworks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Recognizing the generational feminist agenda within the road novel: The case of Erica Lopez’s Flaming Iguanas

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Valentina Solomenskaja; [2019]
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    Abstract : This paper examines Erica Lopez’s road novel Flaming Iguanas and how it blurs the tensions of various feuding feminism ideas. Belonging to the genre of chick-lit, Lopez’s novel is not focused on advancing the cause of feminism in a straightforward and politically evident manner. READ MORE

  5. 5. Policy on domestic violence in Bolivia: An intersectional study on visibility and inclusion

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Cristina Valdes Bastidas; [2018]
    Keywords : domestic violence; policy; intersectionality; feminism; Bolivia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to investigate visibility and inclusion in policy on domestic violence in Bolivia by answering the specific questions: 1) How are the axis of difference related to gender, class and ethnicity made visible in the national policy documents on domestic violence? and 2) How are the intersections of gender class and ethnicity understood by service providers in public institutions assisting victims of domestic violence and how do they relate them to their work and broader societal structures? This thesis employed a qualitative case study, conducting a qualitative content analysis of policy documents between 2008 and 2018, and semi-structured interviews with nine service providers in three municipalities of Cochabamba in order to answer these questions and fulfill the purpose. Findings showed that domestic violence is not an elaborated policy field in Bolivia, as its forms and implications as a typology in relation to intersecting inequalities is not fully formulated and politicized. READ MORE