Essays about: "masculinities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 essays containing the word masculinities.

  1. 1. Masculinity and HIV The impact of men’s masculinities on risky behaviour in Umgungundlovu district, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Ronald Byaruhanga; [2020-01-31]
    Keywords : HIV and AIDS; Masculinity; Risky behaviour.;

    Abstract : This study aimed at exploring the relationship between masculinities and HIV and AIDS. In so doing, the study sought to provide a thorough understanding of whether specific masculine identities influence men to indulge in unsafe sexual practices in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. READ MORE

  2. 2. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  3. 3. Examining Discourses of Women in Ground Close Combat : How the potential for gender equality in the British Armed Forces has been limited by the construction of gender differences.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Amelia Pulvertaft; [2020]
    Keywords : Military masculinities; male dominated organisations; British Armed Forces; Armed Forces; gender equality; female inclusion; homosociality; cohesion; women;

    Abstract : In 1997, 70% of British Armed Forces roles were opened to women. Women were still excluded from ground close combat (GCC) roles, where the primary purpose is to close in on and kill the enemy at short range, usually under 30 metres, using weaponry or hand to hand combat. READ MORE

  4. 4. Finding Fathers in Business : A Critical Discourse Analysis of Fatherhood Practices in the Swedish Business World

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Tora Åsling; [2020]
    Keywords : Paternity Leave; Gender; Masculinities; Transnational Business Masculinity; Critical Discourse Analysis; European Studies; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis sheds light on a particular group of men in Swedish society: fathers working in business. According to R.W. Connell’s theory, these men hold significant power as businesses become increasingly globalised. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Power of “The New Order” – Masculinity at Stake

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sara Samuelsson; Johanna Alvarson; [2020]
    Keywords : Femvertising; The New Order; Reconstructing Masculinity; Hegemonic Masculinity; Inclusive Masculinity; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Title: The Power of “The New Order” – Masculinity at Stake. Exploring the reconstruction of masculinity as a response to femvertising Date of Seminar: 5th June 2020 Course: BUSN39 Degree Project in Global Marketing Authors: Johanna Alvarson and Sara Samuelsson Supervisor: Peter Svensson Keywords: Femvertising, The New Order, Reconstructing Masculinity, Hegemonic Masculinity, Inclusive Masculinity Thesis Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate how men reconstruct their masculinity when experiencing and discussing femvertising, which attempt to challenge current gender roles and support women with feminist messages. READ MORE