Essays about: "myths gender studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words myths gender studies.

  1. 1. Breaking Myths! : Unveiling the storytelling processes in the reception of Hilma af Klint from the 1980s and 2010s

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik

    Author : Anni Reponen; [2020]
    Keywords : Hilma af Klint; Art criticism; spiritual art; early abstract art; art historiography; the 1980s; the 1990s; Moderna Museet; Swedish art;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the critical reception of Hilma af Klint trough three exhibitions: Spiritual in Art – Abstract Painting 1890-1985 (Los Angeles, 1986), Secret Pictures by Hilma af Klint, (Helsinki, 1988) and Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction (Stockholm, 2013), addressing the crucial prominent figures and voices in the discursive field around af Klint. The aim is carried out through the Critical Discourse Analysis by Norman Fairclough, coupled with Pierre Bourdieu's concept of the cultural field and habitus. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Sense of Place : Outdoor Pursuits and Cabin Fever. A Nordic Haven for Gender Equality

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Charlotte Fisher; [2018]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Carnal Sociology; Sense Of Place; Heterotopia; Sweden; Cabins; Sports.;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine how Swedish ‘sommarstuga’ (Summer Cottage) or ‘cabins’ contributes to the production of gender equal values. This ethnographic work is based on the central case study of the members from Uppsala Extremsportförening, (UppX) and their interactions during two cabin trips; one to a surf cabin in Ericeira Portugal and the other a family cabin in Ängskärs, Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. How rape myths are used in Swedish child rape court cases in comparison with adults : A critical discourse analysis

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Juridiska institutionenUmeå universitet/Juridiskt forum

    Author : Evelina Karhu; [2017]
    Keywords : rape; child; rape myths;

    Abstract : A commonality in rape trials is that the legal system is colored by myths and norms – more specifically ‘rape myths’. These myths includes the perception of ‘men as more sex needing’, ‘rape victim brought the offense on themselves’ and so forth. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Ceremonial Body: The Significance of Bodies in Dynastic Ceremonies of the Swedish Monarchy, 1782-1818

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historia

    Author : Alexander Isacsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Monarchy; ceremony; dynasty; body; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : The late eighteenth and the early nineteenth century was a turbulent time for the monarchies of Europe, the Swedish included. Since Gustav III’s coup in 1772, the king strove to enhance the royal prerogative. READ MORE

  5. 5. Media representation of feminism in estonian journalism : A qualitative analysis over the newsarticles of Eesti Peavaleht

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för mediestudier

    Author : Eva Berendsen; [2015]
    Keywords : feminism; journalism;

    Abstract : Estonian society, as a short history of gender studies, and the introduction of the termsfeminism or feminist, only started to appear in media during the second half of the 1990s.Nevertheless, the public opinion and attitudes about feminism among Estonian society arenot clear, while sexual discrimination is still a frequent occurrence (Estonia, 2013). READ MORE