Essays about: "intersectionality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 204 essays containing the word intersectionality.

  1. 1. Free Trade Agreements and Gender (In)Equality: The Possible Gendered Consequences of the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elin Nilsson; [2020-08-07]
    Keywords : Free Trade Agreements; Sustainability Impact Assessments; Mercosur; European Union; Gender Equality; Gender Mainstreaming; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : The newly negotiated Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union (EU) andMercosur has provoked both political and public controversy. Gender equality is one of thecore values of the EU, and a prerequisite for a sustainable development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Veganism through an intersectional lens:A study on racial perspectives in the Swedish vegan community

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Rosita Lindgren; [2020-07-07]
    Keywords : veganism; the vegan community; whiteness; privilege; vegans of color; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; representation; Sweden;

    Abstract : During the past decade, veganism has increased in the global North. In current debates in theU.S., the vegan community has been accused of being a white, privileged lifestyle movementthat reinforces neoliberal attitudes and colonial influences of universalism, color blindness,and capitalist consumption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Voices of South African Women : A qualitative research study on gender equality work as experienced by women in South African corporations

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Ebba Persson; Josefin Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : Women; South Africa; Gender Equaliy; Inequality; Motherhood; Organizational culture; Society structures; Experiences; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : Problem statement: How do South African women experience the current gender equality work in their workplace and how does it affect their working conditions? Purpose: The purpose of our study is to contribute to an understanding of how South African women are experiencing gender equality work in their workplace and how this is affecting their working conditions. The aim is to find personal experiences of working women in South Africa of how gender equality work is being experienced on an individual level. READ MORE

  4. 4. Critical Pedagogy in the Visual Arts Classroom – A Story of Emancipation

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Zusy Ahlner; [2020]
    Keywords : visual arts education; critical pedagogy; critical theory; intersectionality; visual arts syllabus; social justice; content analysis; emancipation pedagogy;

    Abstract : This inquiry aims to contribute to the understanding of critical pedagogy and its implications for the visual arts classroom as it identifies the transformative dimensions of critical pedagogy in visual arts education. Consequently, this inquiry answers the questions: What are the views of critical pedagogy that can be discerned in the current Swedish syllabus for visual arts? And, how can the transformative dimensions of critical pedagogy be manifested in the visual arts classroom? The rationale of the study rests on the visual arts teachers’ importance to provide pupils with means for understanding the world in a nuanced way. READ MORE

  5. 5. Only the plaintiff’s story is not enough to make it true: A qualitative study of the Swedish judicial system’s assessments of rape cases

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Selldén; [2020]
    Keywords : Rape; violence against women; intersectionality; respectability; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This essay explores how trustworthiness is created, established, and constructed in regard to women subjected to sexual violence, analysing significant features which may be decisive in court’s assessment of rape. The construction of the plaintiff’s trustworthiness and its impact on the legal process will be analysed in ten Swedish court cases about rape and through interviews with four women working in different women’s shelters. READ MORE