Essays about: "social feminist theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 132 essays containing the words social feminist theory.

  1. 1. Pro-life, Positioning and Imperialism - A Critical Discourse Analysis of U.S. Foreign Aid Statements on Abortion and Reproductive Health

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Charlotte German; [2020]
    Keywords : United States of America; Foreign Aid; Abortion; Critical Discourse Analysis; Postcolonial Feminist Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis uses Critical Discourse Analysis to explore how the practice of abortion is defined and created in U.S. presidential administrations’ statements on foreign aid, how the discourses regarding abortion and reproductive health have changed between 1984-2019 and how the U.S. READ MORE

  2. 2. Love at the Heart of Feminist Epistemology: On the Interconnectedness between Love and Gender

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

    Author : Veronica Grönlund; [2020]
    Keywords : epistemology; ontology; feminism; love; materialism; realism; queer theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I investigate the concept of love in relation to feminist epistemology. Through a theoretical analysis and assessment, the aim has been to first of all examine ontological tensions between feminist works theorizing on love; secondly, to analyse which role the concept of love has in the works; and thirdly to contextualize the different ontological assumptions made within the basic tension in feminist epistemology, i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Challenges in Challenging Menstrual Discourse: An Inquiry into the Nature of Dominating Social Discourse on Menstruation, and the Human Rights Agenda to Challenge its Effects

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Antonia Sophia von Buttlar; [2020]
    Keywords : Menstrual Discourse; Stigmatization; Medicalization; Commercialization; United Nations Human Rights Agenda;

    Abstract : Recent developments have seen a rise in empirical attempts to challenge the persistently negative sociocultural attitudes toward menstruation. The thesis proposes a Foucauldian feminist conception, as well as the identification of the three elements stigmatization, medicalization and commercialization, to provide a comprehensive theoretical framework conceptualizing dominant menstrual discourse and its effects, based on which the empirical contemporary UN human rights agenda on the topic is approached. READ MORE

  4. 4. Starving for safe spaces : knowledge production, consciousness-raising and “the political” in the Facebook group Fittlife

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Dajana Kovacevic; [2020]
    Keywords : knowledge production; political participation; feminism; postfeminism; consciousness-raising; experiential knowledge; authoritative knowledge; digital affordances; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis explores online knowledge production around a subject that has been considered taboo and inappropriate through history – sexual, reproductive and genital health for people with female genitals. Therefore, it also examines the political potential of coming together to openly discuss such “delicate issues”. READ MORE

  5. 5. "A lot of jealousy and a little craziness"- A case-study of the Foundation 1000 Möjligheter and its project

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Therese Bergius; [2020]
    Keywords : Prevention initiatives; sustainable development; violence against women; youth intimate partner violence; youth-specific factors;

    Abstract : In Sweden, 23% of young women and girls between 16-24 reports to have been abused at least one time by a current- or ex-partner. Youth intimate partner violence is a critical issue with great negative impact on both individuals and society if not prevented early. READ MORE