Essays about: "misogyny"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the word misogyny.

  1. 1. "30 million women rejected me" - a narrative analysis of perpetrators of gendered mass murders

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

    Author : Tova Wedding; [2022]
    Keywords : mass murder; misogyny; narrative criminology; hegemonic masculinity; homosociality; male entitlement; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how perpetrators of misogynistic mass murder utilise narrative and storytelling to make meaning of their violent acts towards women. This thesis is hereby an attempt to understand gendered mass violence, and its narrative resources that precede and promote such actions, as part of a wider, misogynist culture centered on a denial of the existence of patriarchal societies and oppression of women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Incels: Frustrated and Angry due to Deprivation of Intimacy : A Case Study of the Radicalisation Trajectories of an Online Community on a Fringe Social Media Platform

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutet för analytisk sociologi, IAS

    Author : Aron Kiss; [2022]
    Keywords : fringe social media platforms; echo chambers; marginalised groups; unfulfilled masculinity; polarisation; radicalisation; incel; NLP;

    Abstract : Technological advancements and affordability enable voicing of social injustice, feelings of deprivation, and oppression. Spatial barriers no longer pose obstacles to connecting with like-minded (or dissimilar) others to define and refine ingroup and outgroup. READ MORE

  3. 3. How incel users' communication discriminate women : A netnography investigating the misogyny on the forum Incels.is

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Elina Maaranen; [2022]
    Keywords : misogyny; virtual communities; subcultures; participation; groupthink; misogyni; virtuella gemenskaper; subkulturer; deltagange; grupptänkande;

    Abstract : This paper seeks to answer how misogyny is expressed in the forum incels.is, a discussion board forum where incel users engage in threads to talk to each other about the difficulties of not having sexual or romantic relations. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Manosphere Travels East : Constructing Misogynist Social Identities On a Bulgarian Online Platform

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Jullietta Stoencheva; [2022]
    Keywords : Manosphere; Misogyny; Anti-feminism; Discursive Tropes; Critical Discourse Analysis; Social Identity Theory; Affordances; Bulgaria;

    Abstract : Following a series of terrorist attacks, online communities for men built around misogyny and resistance to feminist values – commonly known as the manosphere – have recently become subject of scholarly attention. In research, the manosphere is usually explored as a phenomenon in the Western world, often described as a backlash movement in countries where gender equality is most progressive. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sexy 16-Year-Old Baby-Eater: Gendered, Sexualized, and Racialized Discourses in Exalted, Second Edition

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Niels-Martin Ström Josefsen; [2021-11-26]
    Keywords : Roleplaying games; Exalted; feminist post-structural discourse analysis; representation; geek culture; race; gender; sexuality; Dungeons Dragons; discourses; White Wolf; misogyny; fantasy; genre subversion; social constructivism; media tropes; monstrous women; monstrous motherhood; infantilization; trans representation; sexualization; animalization;

    Abstract : Previous research finds roleplaying games, as well as the wider spectrum of geek culture that they exist within, to be defined by discourses favoring a white, heterosexual, cis-male viewpoint, drawing up and reproducing stereotypes and tropes that are inherently misogynist, homophobic, and racist. Heretofore, research into discourses of gender, sexuality, and race in roleplaying games has focused overwhelmingly on market leader Dungeons & Dragons (1971- ongoing), largely neglecting to scrutinize other well-established titles that may adhere to or break from the same tendencies. READ MORE