Essays about: "racism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 137 essays containing the word racism.

  1. 1. Resistance in everyday encounters with racism: A study on how five young women of colour respond to the everyday racism they experience in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Brandström; [2018-10-30]
    Keywords : everyday resistance; everyday racism; national identity; relationships; Sweden;

    Abstract : Racism can be maintained and spread in a society through seemingly small everyday actions. In Sweden, this everyday racism often aims to point out that a non-white body is not Swedish by questions and comments on a person’s, sometimes assumed, ‘origin’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women’s experiences of gender-based barriers and stereotypes in bodybuilding as a masculine sport in Poland

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Kaja Daroszewska; [2018-06-27]
    Keywords : Gender; Poland; women bodybuilding; stereotypes;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study gender-based barriers and stereotypes that influence womenin masculine sports taking bodybuilding as an example and analyzing four interviews by usinga feminism perspective and professional discourse analysis. In terms of methodology it applies narrative writing, interviews, analysis and professional discourse analysis from female bodybuilding athletes and autoethnography. READ MORE

  3. 3. 'Hygge racism': "noget som man nok bruger mere end man tænker over". A qualitative study of well-intentioned racism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Maja Bodkær Bodkær Black; [2018]
    Keywords : racism; hygge; Denmark; forms of power; normalisation; privileges.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to add to the body of knowledge on racisms in Denmark with the hope that further conceptual developments on ‘hygge racism’ can be made. In order to achieve this general aim, I analyse ‘hygge racism’ based on chosen concepts that show how it is reproduced and normalised in Denmark, thus dealing with it on structural and cultural levels, while also showing how it is a discursive act of ‘doing’ racism, thereby adding the personal level to the analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. '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

  5. 5. “To be or not to be?” - an essay about the debate that emerged from the opposition of Rebecca Tuvel's article and it’s examination regarding the concept of humanity.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Ismar Didic; [2018]
    Keywords : Transgender; gender; race; sexism; racism; human rights; rights; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : I april 2017, blev Rebecca Tuvel, en av författarna till den feministiska filosofiskriften Hypatia, kritiserad för en artikel som hon hade skrivit och som hade publicerats av den akademiska tidskriften. Artikeln som Tuvel skrev, innefattade ett jämförande av Rachel Dolezal, en vit kvinna som identifierade sig som svart, med det av Caitlyn Jenner, en trans kvinna. READ MORE