Essays about: "stereotypes."

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  1. 1. Masculinity and HIV The impact of men’s masculinities on risky behaviour in Umgungundlovu district, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Ronald Byaruhanga; [2020-01-31]
    Keywords : HIV and AIDS; Masculinity; Risky behaviour.;

    Abstract : This study aimed at exploring the relationship between masculinities and HIV and AIDS. In so doing, the study sought to provide a thorough understanding of whether specific masculine identities influence men to indulge in unsafe sexual practices in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. READ MORE

  2. 2. Greedy men and seductive females : A qualitative gender analysis of the representation of villains in the James Bond franchise

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Andreas Hammarstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : James Bond; Stereotypes; Popular culture; Villains; Gender; Qualitive analysis; Social constructionism;

    Abstract : The over 50-year-old movie icon James Bond is as current as ever. Since being the most prominent representation of a male hero and one of the world’s most recognizable movie icons, James Bond has been under the academicals loupe for many decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reducing or reproducing gender norms : An ethnographic study based on observations in Ugandan preschools

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap (UV); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för didaktik och lärares praktik (DLP)

    Author : Sanna Olsson; Elsa Joelsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Agenda 2030; education; equality; gender; ethnography; observation; preschool; teachers.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to contribute, with knowledge of conceptions of male and female, to Ugandan preschools and to study in what ways gender norms in the Ugandan society are reflected and developed in the daily activity in preschools. The theoretical underpinnings used in this study are social constructive and inspired by Butler, Connell and Pearse among others. READ MORE

  4. 4. Danger, Docility and the Denial of Death: On Productive Forces of Violent Practices in Prison

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rut Berling; [2020]
    Keywords : Bare life; biopower; discourse of security; force-feeding; F-Type prisons; hunger strike; medical discourse; sovereign power; torture; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis establishes an understanding of violence as discourse in the setting of Turkish prisons, during the death fast in the early 2000s. It uncovers discourses embedded in the acts of torture, hunger striking and force-feeding, each able to produce certain kinds of subjects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representation and Stereotyping in Board Games. A Study of How Gender, Race, Sexuality, Ability and Age Are Portrayed in Strategic Board Games

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Maria Oliviander; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : representation; stereotypes; gender roles; board games; gender theory; intersectionality theory; cultivation theory;

    Abstract : The purpose of this investigation is to see if contemporary strategic board games maintain a stereotypical representation of different societal groups. The main objectives are to see to what extent different social groups are represented and how they are being represented. Special attention will be directed at stereotypes. READ MORE