Essays about: "sexism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the word sexism.

  1. 1. Linguistic sexism in a digitally native news outlet : A study on linguistic sexism at lexical and discourse levels in Buzzfeed News

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Johanna Hammarqvist Kristensen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sexism; digitally native; newspaper language; Buzzfeed; feminist stylistics; Sexism; digitalt inhemsk; digitally native; tidningsspråk; Buzzfeed; feministisk stilistik;

    Abstract : In 2018, most news articles are consumed online from a digitally native news outlet and it is therefore appropriate to examine the presence of linguistic sexism in the digitally native news site Buzzfeed News. The material is made up of 159 articles collected from Buzzfeed News. READ MORE

  2. 2. Motivational Factors That Drive Russian Women Towards Entrepreneurship

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Iana Sibiriakova; Nikita Lutokhin; [2019]
    Keywords : Female entrepreneurship; Women entrepreneurship; Motivation; Gender; Self-employment; Drivers; Female entrepreneurship in Russia; Women entrepreneurship in Russia;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this master thesis is to offer a number of illustrations of Russian female entrepreneurs in order to identify potential motivational factors that make Russian women launch their own business start-ups. Design/methodology/approach – The qualitative research method is applied within the master thesis based on information received from secondary (case studies) and primary (semi-structured interviews) data collection methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Let's Speak about the Unspeakable : Using Anderson's Speak in the Swedish Upper Secondary Classroom to discuss Sexism and Sexual Assault

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Michaela Eriksson; [2018]
    Keywords : Speak; Sexism; Sexual Assault; Rape; EFL; Literature; Difficult Topics;

    Abstract : This essay examines how Anderson’s Speak can be used in the Swedish Upper Secondary classroom to talk about the difficult topics ‘sexism’ and ‘sexual assault’. The paper discusses several examples of where the power structures between the genders affect the main character of Speak. READ MORE

  4. 4. “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

  5. 5. The Relations between Gender Roles, Sibling Constellations, and Modern Sexism

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för juridik, psykologi och socialt arbete; Örebro universitet/Institutionen för juridik, psykologi och socialt arbete

    Author : Emma Löf; Malin Löf; [2018]
    Keywords : Sexism; Gender roles; Sibling constellations; Contact; Sexism; Könsroller; Syskonkonstellationer; Kontakt;

    Abstract : In this study we investigated the relations between gender roles, siblings and sexism. We wanted to know if boys who spent more time with their sisters were less sexist than those who did not. Another question we asked was if girls who identified with their traditional gender roles were more sexist than those who did not. READ MORE