Essays about: "stereotyper"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the word stereotyper.

  1. 1. Harry Potter and the Fat Stereotypes

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för film och litteratur (IFL)

    Author : Olsson Hanna; [2019]
    Keywords : Harry Potter; Fat Studies; Film Studies; Gender Studies; Children s Films; Young Adult Series; Intersectionality; Fat Stereotypes;

    Abstract : In the field of research within film studies which consider how aspects such as gender or race affect the portrayal of a character, the aspect of characters' body sizes are not always taken into account. By analysing the fat characters in the popular children's and young adult film series about Harry Potter, I bring attention to the fact that the use of stereotypes is significant in these characterisations, and further contributes to the marginalisation of this particular group of people. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Girl's Journey : Hermione Granger's Road towards Independence

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Anna Hallén; [2019]
    Keywords : J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter; Hermione Granger; Feminist theories; Stereotypes; Gender; Traditional gender roles; J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter; Hermione Granger; Feministiska teorier; Stereotyper; Kön; Traditionella könsroller;

    Abstract : In this essay, J.K. Rowling’s series about Harry Potter is analyzed by the use of feminist theories and gender studies. The main aim of the essay is to examine how Hermione Granger is portrayed. READ MORE

  3. 3. May the Best Man Win : Non-stereotypical Masculinity in the Novel A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Rebecka Edvinsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Hanya Yanagihara; A Little Life; Masculinity; Hegemonic Masculinity; Stereotypes; Femininity; Hanya Yanagihara; Ett Litet Liv; Maskulinitet; Hegemonisk Maskulinitet; Stereotyper; Femininitet;

    Abstract : In this essay, Hanya Yanagihara’s main characters from the novel A Little Life (2015) are analyzed, with the basis of gender stereotypes and with the help of Raewyn Connell’s theory of hegemonic masculinity. It argues that the characters in question challenge the typical gender roles in the way that they are lacking in comparison to Connell’s theory of hegemonic masculinity and are portrayed with feminine attributes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Porträttering av män och kvinnor i skogsbrukspress

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Maria Jägerborg; Oscar Nilzén; [2018]
    Keywords : representation; genus; kön; jämställdhet; bildanalys; media;

    Abstract : Syftet med denna studie var att undersöka hur män och kvinnor representeras i den skogliga pressen i Sverige idag. För att undersöka detta gjordes en kvantitativ bildanalys av det visuella innehållet i tre av de större svenska skogstidskrifterna. READ MORE

  5. 5. Neither victim nor fetish : ‘Asian’ women and the effects of racialization in the Swedish context

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/REMESO - Institutet för forskning om migration, etnicitet och samhälle

    Author : Mavis Hooi; [2018]
    Keywords : racialization; racism; Asian women; Sweden; Western context; Nordic context; panethnicity; stereotypes; visuality; coercive mimeticism; epistemic injustice; narratives; Critical Race Theory; intersectionality; everyday racism; structural racism; rasifiering; rasism; asiatiska kvinnor; Sverige; västerländsk kontext; nordisk kontext; panetnicitet; stereotyper; visualitet; epistemisk orättvisa; kritisk rasteori; intersektionalitet; vardagsrasism; strukturell rasism;

    Abstract : People who are racialized in Sweden as ‘Asian’—a panethnic category—come from different countries or ethnic backgrounds and yet, often face similar, gender-specific forms of discrimination which have a significant impact on their whole lives. This thesis centres women who are racialized as 'Asian', focusing on how their racialization affects, and is shaped by, their social, professional and intimate relationships, and their interactions with others—in particular, with white majority Swedes, but also other ethnic minorities. READ MORE