Essays about: "racism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 173 essays containing the word racism.

  1. 1. In Danger or Dangerous? : A discourse analysis of representations of Swedish women and children affiliated with ISIS after the breakdown of the 'caliphate'

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Trygged; [2020]
    Keywords : ISIS; securitization; gender; racism; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : After the fall of ISIS ‘caliphate’, Sweden and other European countries are struggling with how to handle the group of people who left Europe to join the terrorist organisation and now seek to return. In traditional narratives of gender and war, women and children are commonly perceived as innocent victims in need of protection. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Genderless violence and invisible whiteness : A study of how white supremacist extremism is represented in Western media

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emilia Lindén Guinez; [2020]
    Keywords : White supremacy; extremism; terrorism; knowledge regime; whiteness; masculinity; violence; postcolonialism; Islamophobia; Western media;

    Abstract : This paper examines what kind of knowledge is (re)produced in Western media coverage of the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand on 15 March 2019. A central point of departure is that the media plays a significant part in the construction of knowledge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Colorism in Zanzibar - A Qualitative Field Study on The Effects of Colorism on Women's Identity and Ethnicity Construction

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Feven Tekie; [2020]
    Keywords : Colorism; Zanzibar; Tanzania; Identity; Ethnicity; Skin Color Bias; Internalized Racism; Identity Process Theory;

    Abstract : This paper is a by-product of a minor field study conducted in Zanzibar, Tanzania during eight consecutive weeks in early 2019. The purpose of the study was to examine how colorism affects women’s identity and ethnicity construction through the research questions; how do women in Zanzibar experience colorism in their daily lives and; how does colorism affect their self-perception? The data was collected through seven semi-structured interviews with women in Zanzibar and observations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Intersecting Oppressions of Migrant Domestic Workers : (In)Securities of Female Migration to Lebanon

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Janine Gunzelmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Gendered Migration; Migrant Domestic Workers; Intersectionality; Lebanon;

    Abstract : This Master’s thesis explores the intersection of powers that create (in)secure female migration to Lebanon. It contributes to a growing literature corpus about the lives of women, originating from South/ South-East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, who migrate to Lebanon to work in the domestic work sector. READ MORE