Essays about: "intersectional feminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words intersectional feminism.

  1. 1. Addressing intersectionality in the #MeToo movement - A case study of women’s mobilization under the #MeToo movement in the postcolonial context of South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Amina Brajanac; [2019-09-27]
    Keywords : Transnational women’s movements; women’s mobilization; sexual violence; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; #MeToo; norms;

    Abstract : The #MeToo movement united women around the globe in the fight against sexual violence.However, the #MeToo movement has been criticized for solely adopting a gender-based approach by neglecting the intersections of gender, race and class. READ MORE

  2. 2. The systematic use of sexual violence in genocide : Understanding why women are being targeted using the cases of Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Viktoria Nicolaisen; [2019]
    Keywords : genocide; sexual violence; feminism; intersectionality; tactical rape; Rwanda; former Yugoslavia;

    Abstract : When describing sexual violence as a ’weapon of war’ or as systematic in the setting of a conflict, many times there is no distinction between how it is used during different types of conflicts. Moreover, they are often discussed as either a crime against the ”enemy” or a crime against women. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Feminism in the name of sports - A Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis of Nike’s and Under Armour’s “femvertising” campaigns "Dream Crazier" and "Unlike Any"

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Alexandra Greska; [2019]
    Keywords : Female athletes; Gender discrimination; Sports advertising; Nike; Under Armour; Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis; Post-feminism; Intersectional feminism;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine how female athletes are represented in Nike's and Under Armour's "femvertising" campaigns "Dream Crazier" (2019) and "Unlike Any" (2017). At first, the narrative and visual strategies of the Dream Crazier campaign video and the Unlike Any campaign video are comparatively analyzed. READ MORE