Essays about: "masculinity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 296 essays containing the word masculinity.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, South Africa

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

    Author : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender & race in digital game cultures: A critical discourse analytical approach to Metacritic game reviews

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Oskar Bork; [2020]
    Keywords : Feminist CDA; Gender; Digital methods; Game studies; Alt-Right; Feministisk CDA; Genus; Digitala metoder; Spelstudier; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines user reviews of the video game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Machine games 2017). From a total of 560 reviews, 176 reviews engaging with social and political issues in the game was selected for a critical discourse analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Loner, But Not Alone: Analyzing the Hanau Terror Attack in German News Media

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Keea Malin Kauhanen; [2020]
    Keywords : far-right terrorism; critical whiteness; masculinity studies; news media; racism; extremism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes how the German news media depicted the terrorist attack in Hanau, which killed 10 people on 19th February 2020. This is done by conducting a thematic analysis in two major German newspapers, Süddeutsche Zeitung and Frankfurter Allgemeine. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genderless violence and invisible whiteness : A study of how white supremacist extremism is represented in Western media

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emilia Lindén Guinez; [2020]
    Keywords : White supremacy; extremism; terrorism; knowledge regime; whiteness; masculinity; violence; postcolonialism; Islamophobia; Western media;

    Abstract : This paper examines what kind of knowledge is (re)produced in Western media coverage of the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand on 15 March 2019. A central point of departure is that the media plays a significant part in the construction of knowledge. READ MORE