Essays about: "race"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 365 essays containing the word race.

  1. 1. White faces and black masks: The Dutch Sinterklaas tradition – A colonial hangover or a children’s tradition meant for everyone?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Yohannes Henriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : The Netherlands; Symbolism; Tradition; Identity; Whiteness; Racism; Sinterklaas; Zwarte Piet;

    Abstract : Open-minded attitudes and an international environment are two terms that describe Amsterdam and the Netherlands well. Yet, in contradiction, the Sinterklaas tradition and, especially, the ritual of dressing up as Zwarte Piet takes annually place in the Dutch society. READ MORE

  2. 2. In-between the National and the Foreigner: A Critical Discourse Analysis of the “half-bloods” in South Korean Newspaper

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Hyun Jun Kim; [2020]
    Keywords : Mixed-race; South Korea; discourse analysis; news papers; pure-bloodism;

    Abstract : This paper seeks to examine how South Korea news medias portrayed mixed-race South Koreans in Korean society by checking articles from the newspapers Dong-A Ilbo and Kyunghyang Shinmun. The paper explores the process of formation of discourse on mixed-race in South Korea, and the contextual background that related to it by analysing about 800 newspaper articles from 1950 to 2019 through critical discourse analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. From vulnerable to criminal A discourse analysis of unaccompanied children in Swedish newspaper editorials 2015/2016

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Sara Abiri; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : othering; the other; unaccompanied children; discourse analysis; discourse; age; childhood; Foucault; power knowledge;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis in gender studies seeks to critically analyze and problematize the general discourse on so called unaccompanied children in the Swedish context, as it was represented in newspaper editorials during six months between the years 2015 and 2016. The epistemological standpoint of the thesis is a social constructionist one, in which reality iscreated and recreated in language and discourse. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Female Migrant Housing Experiences” An in-depth intersectional analysis of housing experiences for female scholars from the global south living in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Patience Nkengafac; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : Female scholars; international students; Global south; Housing experiences; Intersectionality; Gender and Migration; Study in Sweden and housing crisis in Sweden;

    Abstract : Living in Sweden is becoming far problematic for immigrants because of the fast-growing population without a correspondent increase in the construction of housing. The high demand of housing and its limited number of supplies has led to shortage and as a result price escalation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Addressing intersectionality in the #MeToo movement - A case study of women’s mobilization under the #MeToo movement in the postcolonial context of South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Amina Brajanac; [2019-09-27]
    Keywords : Transnational women’s movements; women’s mobilization; sexual violence; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; #MeToo; norms;

    Abstract : The #MeToo movement united women around the globe in the fight against sexual violence.However, the #MeToo movement has been criticized for solely adopting a gender-based approach by neglecting the intersections of gender, race and class. READ MORE