Essays about: "race"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 319 essays containing the word race.

  1. 1. Harry Potter and the Fat Stereotypes

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för film och litteratur (IFL)

    Author : Olsson Hanna; [2019]
    Keywords : Harry Potter; Fat Studies; Film Studies; Gender Studies; Children s Films; Young Adult Series; Intersectionality; Fat Stereotypes;

    Abstract : In the field of research within film studies which consider how aspects such as gender or race affect the portrayal of a character, the aspect of characters' body sizes are not always taken into account. By analysing the fat characters in the popular children's and young adult film series about Harry Potter, I bring attention to the fact that the use of stereotypes is significant in these characterisations, and further contributes to the marginalisation of this particular group of people. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Race and Religion : The Construction of Race in a Pro-Nazi Christian Association in Interwar Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Forsell; [2019]
    Keywords : Sweden; interwar period; pro-Nazism; race; Christianity; liberal theology; völkisch ideology; Sveriges Religiösa Reformförbund;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to scrutinize how Sveriges Religiösa Reformförbund (Swedish Association of Religious Reform), a pro-Nazi Christian association in interwar Sweden, constructed the concept of race during the years 1929–1940. Using hermeneutic content analysis and a theoretical approach based on “biopolitics” and “political theology,” I examine the construction during three identified periods: 1929–1933, 1934–1937, 1938–1940. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The Transition to Autonomous – Impact & Challenges in the Race toward Self-Driving Cars

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Victor Renneby; Johannes Sommer; [2018-08-02]
    Keywords : Autonomous Driving; Trends within the Automotive industry; Business model; Value proposition; Innovation Management; Servitization; Artificial Intelligence; Machine Learning;

    Abstract : MSc in Innovation and Industrial Management.... READ MORE