Essays about: "stereotypes."

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. How feminist comedians in Spain use stand-up comedy as a contestation communicative tool?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Irene Menéndez Fuente; [2019]
    Keywords : Feminism; Comedy; Communication; Social change;

    Abstract : This research project aims to contribute to the field of communication and social change through the analysis of different humoristic subversive mechanisms used by feminist comedians in Spanish society and their potential as a transformative tool in the country’s socio-political context. The personal stories of three feminist comedians interviewed for this research are analysed through the feminist standpoint theory, valuing the epistemic knowledge of women’s experiences and the potential of their communication through comedy as a contestation tool. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women Sell Mascara, Men Sell Machines? : A Content Analysis of Gender Portrayals in Swiss Prime-Time TV Advertisements

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Nanina Studer; [2019]
    Keywords : Switzerland; gender; gender portrayals; stereotyping; gender stereotyping; advertising; television advertising;

    Abstract : This study analyzes gender portrayals in Swiss prime-time television advertising with regard to gender stereotypes. A content analysis of 449 characters of 412 distinct advertisements sampled from four selected German-speaking TV channels in Switzerland was carried out. READ MORE

  4. 4. Word Embeddings and Gender Stereotypes in Swedish and English

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Tillämpad matematik och statistik

    Author : Rasmus Précenth; [2019]
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  5. 5. Leadership for Sustainability is Female - Or is it? A critical gender perspective on sustainability consciousness

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna Tainio; Cybil Cameron; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability consciousness; leadership; critical gender studies; gender socialisation; quantitative research;

    Abstract : This Master’s thesis argues for leadership for sustainability as a role consisting of skills that can be learned, and re-examines the notion that female leaders are better for sustainability. While gender socialisation may equip women and girls with competencies required for considerate and holistic problem solving and seeing beyond purely economical benefits, it hinders men and boys to develop the same skills. READ MORE