Essays about: "self concept"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 403 essays containing the words self concept.

  1. 16. Governmentality and Psychological Strain in a Participatory Educational Paradigm: Conceptualising School Policy Discourse on Pupil Participation in the Swedish Upper Secondary School

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Collin; [2018]
    Keywords : adolescent health; foucauldian discourse analysis; governmentality; gy11; job-demand-control; Karasek Theorell; pupil participation; Swedish upper secondary school; the child’s right to be heard; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of pupil participation from the perspective of psychological wellbeing through analysing school policy discourse related to the reformation of the Swedish upper secondary school in 2011 (Gy11) and interviews with Swedish upper secondary school counsellors. Participatory learning is part of a new educational paradigm and coincides with Article 12 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the child’s right to be heard. READ MORE

  2. 17. Where are you Really from? (Trans)formation and (Re)construction of Identity

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Angela Tannous; [2018]
    Keywords : identity; first-generation immigrants; descendants; ethnicity; culture;

    Abstract : Within migration studies, the concept of identity has come to play a significant role in both immigrants’ and the descendants’ lives. The aim of this paper is to get more in-depth knowledge of how the Lebanese community construct their identity in Sweden by focusing on Scania region. READ MORE

  3. 18. Breaking the binary : exploring gender self-presentation and passing on #TransIsBeautiful on Instagram

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Theresa Rutten; [2018]
    Keywords : transgender; gender; gender binary; gender expression; self-presentation; passing; social media; Instagram;

    Abstract : The advent of social media enabled sexual minorities, as LGBTQ+ people, to find a community online. However, it can be difficult for transgender people to express their gender identity without risking a form of social injustice, as transgender people are not included in the prevailing gender binary. READ MORE

  4. 19. Choosing Heresy: How Muslim-background Unaccompanied Refugee Minors do identity and belonging in the Church of Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Jonathan Morgan; [2018]
    Keywords : Afghanistan; Afghans; belonging; Church of Sweden; Christianity; conversion; fictive kinship; identity; Iran; Islam; migration; Performativity; religion; Sweden; unaccompanied refugee minors; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Between 2014-2016, Sweden received an influx of some 44, 617 unaccompanied refugee minors (UMs), under 18-year-olds who enter the country and seek asylum without a parent. Taking a short-term ethnographic approach, this study looks at identity (re)construction and fictive kinship among Afghan unaccompanied refugee minors who convert to Christianity in the Church of Sweden, challenging some of the pre-conceived outsider categorisations of this phenomenon. READ MORE

  5. 20. A little story about big issues : an introspective account of FEMEN

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Yelena Myshko; [2018]
    Keywords : FEMEN; Yelena Myshko; sextremism; embodiment; feminist activism; feminist snap; feminist polemic; body image; militant feminism; sweaty concept; autophenomenography; autoethnography; feminist writing; evocative storytelling; retrospective diary; dialogic meaning; censorship; national politics; police persecution; generational feminism; Resistance; protest technology; Ukraine; Netherlands; Sara Ahmed; Maurice Merleau-Ponty; Elizabeth Grosz; Mikhail Bakhtin; Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson; Carolyn Ellis; Laurel Richardson; Rosemarie Buikema; Marta Zarzycka; Steven Pressfield;

    Abstract : This research contributes a detailed personal account of a FEMEN activist. It presents an autophenomenographic analysis of cultural artefacts, including a Retrospective Diary, resulting from the activity of Yelena Myshko in FEMEN between 2012 and 2014. READ MORE