Essays about: "motherhood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 essays containing the word motherhood.

  1. 1. Attachment-Oriented Motherhood and the German New Right on Instagram

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Centrum för genusvetenskap

    Author : Isabel Köhler; [2022]
    Keywords : Attachment Parenting; Intensive Motherhood; Respectability; White Femininity; The German New Right; Critical Discourse Analysis; Social Media Studies;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I investigate the German-speaking attachment-oriented parenting community on Instagram. Focusing on a debate about new-right activities in the community, I analyze how motherhood (self-)conceptions were discursively entangled with questions of resistance to and tolerance of the new right. READ MORE

  2. 2. “I Was Starting From an Ideal That Was Too High, That's Why the Fall Was So Strong”. : Interviewing women in Italy to understand how the social conception of (non) motherhood affects the choice to become (or not) a mother.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Forum för genusvetenskap och jämställdhet

    Author : Bianca Ferrante; [2022]
    Keywords : motherhood; non-motherhood; childlessness; social conception; representation; choice; qualitative interviewing; feminist phenomenology;

    Abstract : Motherhood is stereotypically considered one of the main characteristics every woman has. It’s congenital, something that naturally belongs to women and that, because of that, represents one of the main and necessary ways to really complete the path of womanhood. You fulfill your being a woman by being a mother. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Frankenstein's Mother - Mapping structures, and researching ways of creating new ones, within the interrelated entanglement of artistic practice and motherhood

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/HDK-Valand - Högskolan för konst och design

    Author : Clara Aldén; [2021-01-11]
    Keywords : Motherhood; Clanarchist; Hegemonies; Feminism;

    Abstract : American artist Judy Chicago once told another artist, Helen Million Ruby, that she had to choose between her children and artistic practice. When asked about this, she commented that she was not giving an ultimatum but merely stating a fact. READ MORE

  5. 5. Supporting social interaction between mothers : A wearable design proposal

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

    Author : Michael Waldorff; [2021]
    Keywords : tangible interaction; interaction design; HCI; co-design; wearable technology; social connectedness; motherhood; new mothers; social support; social interaction; user-centered design;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to find opportunities to support communication between new mothers to foster a sense of connectedness, during a pandemic where social interactions such as parent groups are unavailable. The project is based on research that shows that new parents have a great need for social support. READ MORE