Essays about: "race and class"

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  1. 1. Will Beauty Save the World? A historical context study of the Miss Venezuela pageant as a conceivable contributor to communication for development.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jassir de Windt; [2019]
    Keywords : celebrity beauty queens; beauty with a purpose; communication for development; cultural identity; national identity; popular culture; race and class; internationalisation; economic transnationalism; social norms of beauty; representation women; social change; Celebrity-Development nexus; Venezuela; historical context; qualitative research;

    Abstract : In recent years, old-hand development scholars, in the category of Dan Brockington, have expressed their concern over academia’s neglect of the significance of celebrities in the field. As has been the case of an outturn hereof, namely beauty pageants. READ MORE

  2. 2. Martha's Unhomely Quest for the Homely : A Postcolonial Reading of the Protagonist Martha in Doris Lessing's Martha Quest

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Annika Salisbury; [2019]
    Keywords : Doris Lessing; double consciousness; Homi Bhabha; Martha Quest; postcolonial theory; unhomeliness; Doris Lessing; dubbelt medvetande; Homi Bhabha; Martha Quest; postkolonial teori; o-hemlikhet;

    Abstract : The protagonist Martha in Doris Lessing’s Martha Quest is born to white British settler parents and grows up in a British colony in southern Africa in the 1930s. Although officially the coloniser rather than the colonised, Martha tries to reject this role mentally, verbally, and physically. READ MORE

  3. 3. 'The Hate in Our Midst' : The 2017 Unite the Right Rally and Representations of Voice, Race, and Emotions in CNN International and Al-Jazeera English 

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Nadja Schaetz; [2018]
    Keywords : global television; Unite the Right rally; representation; emotions; voice; race; racism; strategic ritual of emotionality; media;

    Abstract : Although the 'affective turn' in social sciences lead to a new understanding of the effects of emotions on society, the role of emotions in media remains scarcely researched. Purpose of this study is to shed light on emotions in global television news and the ways in which gendered and racialized power relations may shape, and may be shaped by, emotional practices and discourses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Commodification of Otherness : A qualitative postcolonial analysis of representation in French contemporary cinema

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Beatrice Karlsson; [2018]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates how colonial legacies shape representational practices in contemporary French cinema and interrogates how hierarchical differences are produced and challenged in the cinematic media. Combining the fields of postcolonial theory and culture studies enables a theoretical framework that connects contemporary cultural debates about the politics of representation with the legacies of colonial stereotypes and racialized imageries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vulnerability to Social Risks through the Lens of Food Security : A Mixed Methods Study at the Household Level in Cape Town, South Africa

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Helena Römmelmann; [2018]
    Keywords : Social risks; Food security; vulnerability; intersectionality; urban; South Africa; youth;

    Abstract : Abstract Background The number one goal of the United Nations (UN) Agenda 2030 is to eradicate poverty. The second goal is to end hunger. The impact of climate change on food production is likely to exacerbate already widespread hunger by a negative effect on the supply of food, which again will increase the gap between the rich and the poor. READ MORE