Essays about: "phenomenology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 174 essays containing the word phenomenology.

  1. 1. Deconstructing & Reconstructing Whiteness: A study of the perceptions of young, white, middle-class women in regard to their participation in processes of segregation and structural racism in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Andrea Wingårdh; [2019-11-12]
    Keywords : whiteness; segregation; structural racism; Gothenburg; politically correct paranoia; phenomenology of whiteness; Sweden; Social Work;

    Abstract : In Gothenburg, between 1990 and 2006, the average disposable income in East Bergsjön (a so-called immigrant-dense suburb) increased by 3 percent, while in Hovås (an affluent, white suburb) it increased by 176 percent. The aim of this thesis is to analyse the perceptions of young, white, middle-class Swedish women on their participation in structural racism and processes of segregation. READ MORE

  2. 2. PLUGGING IN TO QUEER IN GOTHENBURG. An Emotion and Power-Sensitive In-depth Group Study on Being Queer in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Johanna Jaring; [2019-03-26]
    Keywords : Queer; Gothenburg; Emotion; Power; Research Process; Diffraction; Intra-activity;

    Abstract : This study aims to extend the existing knowledge of how different queer persons experience being queer in Gothenburg and in extension, attend to emotions and power relations in the process of knowledge production. The study applies Donna Haraway’s situated knowledge, Sara Ahmed’s queer phenomenology and theory on what emotions do, and Karen Barad’s theory of intra- action and diffraction. READ MORE

  3. 3. In the Middle of an Urban War: Middle-Classness and Fear of Violence in Rio de Janeiro

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Gustavo Segat; [2019]
    Keywords : New Wars; phenomenology; fear; violence; urban conflict;

    Abstract : This research frames the context of Rio de Janeiro as a New War, and explores the phenomenological formation of fear among residents in the middle of the socio-economic pyramid. Through eleven semi-structured interviews, the body sensations and context in which fear of violence is likely to emerge are explored in a quest to describe the consequences for the group living amidst war. READ MORE

  4. 4. The need of separatist spaces : a queer feminist exploration of saunas and lesbian spaces

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Kim Schmidt; [2019]
    Keywords : sauna; queer; feminist; separatism; lesbian spaces; minority; exclusion; inclusion; architecture; public space; bastu; arkitektur; queer; feminitisk; separatism; lesbisk; lesbiska rum; lesbisk frukost; lesbisk makt; minioritet; exkludering; inkludering; offentliga rum;

    Abstract : This thesis explores separatist spaces, with focus on lesbian spaces, with the aim of enabling discussion about the need and configuration of that type of spaces. The focus is on exclusion as a method for achieving an equal society in the long term. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Rhythm of Expression : Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Form

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och lärande

    Author : Erik Lind; [2019]
    Keywords : Merleau-Ponty; form; Gestalt; rhythm; phenomenology; expression; perception; cinema; Maldiney;

    Abstract : The intent of this essay is to shed light on the relevance and meaning of the concept of ”form” in Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology. Drawing on his early texts as well as on the published notes of his first course held at the Collège de France, we argue that the notion of form essentially carries two meanings in the thought of the philosopher. READ MORE