Essays about: "politics of representation"

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  1. 1. ARE WOMEN LEADERS OF NATURE? - a quantitative study on the effect of women’s political representation on environmental politics in European countries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Hillman; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : women’s political representation; environmental politics; gender differences; climate change legislation; environmental agreements; greenhouse gas emissions;

    Abstract : Environmental politics is becoming an increasingly important field because of severe issues like climate change. Research has argued that women care more for the environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender & race in digital game cultures: A critical discourse analytical approach to Metacritic game reviews

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Oskar Bork; [2020]
    Keywords : Feminist CDA; Gender; Digital methods; Game studies; Alt-Right; Feministisk CDA; Genus; Digitala metoder; Spelstudier; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines user reviews of the video game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Machine games 2017). From a total of 560 reviews, 176 reviews engaging with social and political issues in the game was selected for a critical discourse analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Must God be dead in Swedish feminist research?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Isabella Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : firstness; religion; tradition; politics of naming; spirituality; Philosophy and Religion; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis has two aims. Firstly, to explore and challenge the secularist tradition in Swedish gender studies, as well as, the secularist ideology in the conceptualisation and treatment of religious topics and subject positions. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Lay down our differences” : An interpretive study of problem representation(s) and inclusion in Extinction Rebellion

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Isaksen; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental movements; Extinction Rebellion; structural power; inclusion; intersectional feminism; WPR;

    Abstract : Previous research on social movements shows that as a consequence of social stratification, structurally privileged groups in society are more prone to engage in and take on leading positions in collective action than those who are structurally marginalised. This essay takes off in the puzzle of deficient inclusion in social movements that identify as inclusive, and looks at how that problem also appear empirically in the environmental movement Extinction Rebellion (XR). READ MORE

  5. 5. Feminizing Politics - The Impact of Gendered Institutions on Women’s Political Influence and Representation - A case of Malawi and Colombia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Diana Marcela Apache Varon; Rudo Chikondi Mello; [2020]
    Keywords : Gendered Organizations Theory; Gender; Gendered Political Institutions; Women; Women’s Political Representation; Feminist Theories; Legislative Power; Political Violence; Barriers and Enablers; Colombia; Malawi; Gender Equality; Politics; Sustainable Development; Inclusive Development;

    Abstract : According to the 2030 agenda, gender equality is a fundamental condition for achieving sustainable development, and one of the central components is the effective participation of women at all levels of political decision-making. Based on the theory of gendered organizations and Lowndes' model, the study presents the legislative power in Colombia and Malawi aiming to understand the dramatic low number of women's political representation in both countries. READ MORE