Essays about: "stereotypes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 468 essays containing the word stereotypes.

  1. 1. Sexy 16-Year-Old Baby-Eater: Gendered, Sexualized, and Racialized Discourses in Exalted, Second Edition

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Niels-Martin Ström Josefsen; [2021-11-26]
    Keywords : Roleplaying games; Exalted; feminist post-structural discourse analysis; representation; geek culture; race; gender; sexuality; Dungeons Dragons; discourses; White Wolf; misogyny; fantasy; genre subversion; social constructivism; media tropes; monstrous women; monstrous motherhood; infantilization; trans representation; sexualization; animalization;

    Abstract : Previous research finds roleplaying games, as well as the wider spectrum of geek culture thatthey exist within, to be defined by discourses favoring a white, heterosexual, cis-maleviewpoint, drawing up and reproducing stereotypes and tropes that are inherently misogynist,homophobic, and racist. Heretofore, research into discourses of gender, sexuality, and race inroleplaying games has focused overwhelmingly on market leader Dungeons & Dragons (1971-ongoing), largely neglecting to scrutinize other well-established titles that may adhere to orbreak from the same tendencies. READ MORE

  2. 2. FOOD COMMERCIALS AND GENDER. A Comparative Analysis of Gender-role Portrayal in Swedish and Japanese Food Commercials

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Niklas Sjöberg; [2021-06-15]
    Keywords : japanska; SIK; gender; Sweden; advertising; cross-culture; cooking;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate Swedish gender role stereotypes in advertising by analysing 82 different Swedish video commercials of the product category food and cooking and then conducting a cross-cultural comparison of earlier data from Japanese commercials. The commercials are categorised based on the setting that it takes place in, and examples of appearing roles and gender portrayals are described. READ MORE

  3. 3. Classification of role stereotypes for classes in UML class diagrams using machine learning

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Jobaer Ahmed; Maoyi Huang; [2021-03-03]
    Keywords : role-stereotypes; machine learning algorithm; classification; data analysis; data mining; UML class diagram; software design; software engineering;

    Abstract : Software development process is becoming inherently complex in recent decades.To reduce the complexity in the development process developers, software practitioners are constantly looking for newer approach. One approach can be understanding the software design for instance, the UML models earlier in the softwaredevelopment process. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Vincent Vega in Helmut Lang : Framing Helmut Lang's Coolness in Relation to Cool Movie Characters

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Modevetenskap

    Author : Sophie Büttner; [2021]
    Keywords : Coolness; American movies; Helmut Lang; Myth; Embodiment; Stereotypes; Gender;

    Abstract : Coolness is a desired but overlooked concept in fashion. The thesis The Vincent Vega in Helmut Lang: Framing Helmut Lang’s Coolness in Relation to Cool Movie Characters sheds light on how coolness is created in Helmut Lang’s spring 2004 collection in relation to movie representations. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Beautiful Wife Makes a Happy Husband : A CADS-based study on collocates to ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ throughout times in both movies and contemporary culture

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Anna Strandberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Collocates; Corpus; Husband; Wife; The Movie Corpus; The Corpus of Historical American English; CADS; kollokationer; korpuslingvistik; make; maka; the Movie Corpus; The Corpus of Historical American English; CADS;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate the differences between what collocations are used for ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ in films and contemporary culture. The comparison spans through different decades and the decades will also be compared and analysed. READ MORE