Essays about: "patriarchal elements."

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  1. 1. Gender Stereotypes in Online News Headlines: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Online News Headlines Around the Case of Ksenia Sobchak

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Olga Rabo; [2018]
    Keywords : online news headlines; critical discourse analysis; gender stereotypes; linguistic sexism; representation; Russian women in politics; sociolinguistic approach;

    Abstract : This thesis is a critical analysis of the discourses used in online news headlines to report two events that took place during 2018 Russian Presidential debates (on February 14, 2018 and March 14, 2018) and focused on Ksenia Sobchak, the only female presidential candidate of the 2018 election. By analyzing 52 headlines published in Russia’s most popular and most read online news outlets, the purpose of this study is to investigate whether there are any gender stereotypes used by the journalists to create a particular representation of Sobchak, and to understand if, through this representation, a particular ideology is put forward. READ MORE

  2. 2. Voicing Women’s Rights: Being and Becoming a Women’s Rights Activist in Assam, India

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ida Scharla Løjmand; [2018]
    Keywords : Women s rights movements; Women s rights; Habitus; Capital; Assam;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on a minor field study (MFS) with the aim of investigating what habitus and forms of capital facilitate women’s rights activism in Assam, India – a state described as highly patriarchal but also a place where women enjoy higher status than elsewhere in the country. Using the concepts of capital and habitus and elements from social movement- and feminist theory, I analyze interviews with eight Assamese women’s rights activists. READ MORE

  3. 3. ‘’We are the Floating Ones, you know.’’ Male Migrant Workers and Family Transformation in China

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Roos van der Meijden; [2018]
    Keywords : rural-to-urban migration; family dynamics; masculinity; male migrant construction workers; low-status; manhood; compromises; patriarchal elements.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores whether and how rural-to-urban migration alters the Chinese migrant family in the case of divided rural households of 10 male migrant workers. The study relied on in-depth semi-structured interviews with married men, who are fathers, husbands and sons, and who are currently working on construction sites in Beijing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender, nature and small-scale farming : women’s narratives about gender and view of nature in relation to its impact on organic farming

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Kajsa Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : agroecology; farming women; gender; inequalities; organic farming; social nature; sustainability;

    Abstract : Agroecology is both the science, the practice and the movement of sustainable food systems whose meaning includes several dimensions. In this thesis, the social aspect of agroecology is in focus, with emphasis on gendering and gender equality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Space pregnancies : putting the other in the mother

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Lina Johansson; [2016]
    Keywords : mother; pregnant body; pregnancy; feminism; science fiction; motherhood; other; otherness; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Science fiction and feminist theory have a lot in common. They are both grounded in contemporary times, but envisions another. This essay looks at how women writers have used science fiction to talk about central themes in feminism, namely motherhood and pregnancy. These two are interesting because they are experiences based in the cis-female body. READ MORE