Essays about: "subjectivities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the word subjectivities.

  1. 1. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Non-violent Direct Action within This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Sanna Thöresson; [2020]
    Keywords : Extinction Rebellion; social movements; critical discourse analysis; non-violent direct action; environmental justice; intersectionality; embodiment;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the portrayal of non-violent direct action (NVDA) in This Is Not a Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook by considering the two chapters “Courting Arrest” by Jay Griffiths, and “The Civil Resistance Model” by Roger Hallam. Using critical discourse analysis in the style of Norman Fairclough, I examine the textual features, discourse practices, and social practices of the chapters by applying theories of environmental justice, intersectionality, and embodiment. READ MORE

  2. 2. CROSSING BORDERS: A Study of Transnational Living in Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go (2014) and No Violet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names (2014)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Ingegerd Stenport; [2019-10-22]
    Keywords : Taye Selasi; No Violet Bulawayo; Sara Ahmed; Afropoitanism;

    Abstract : Abstract: A number of authors of African descent published ‘Afropolitan’ novels around the year 2010. Several of these diaspora novels dominated the literary scene and caused intense debates about the contested concept of Afropolitanism. The authors Taye Selasi and No Violet Bulawayo challenge colonial images of Africa in their writing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Collective Subjectivity in Feminist Activism Against Femicide in Turkey. Collective Subjectivity as an Intersectional Strategy in the Struggle Against Femicide in Turkey

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Deniz Altuntaş; [2019-07-01]
    Keywords : femicide; feminist activism; collective subjectivity; intersectionality; Turkey;

    Abstract : In Turkey, the data and legal regulations regarding femicide are inadequate. This research suggests that struggle against femicide which adopts an intersectional approach mobilizes women of different identities and backgrounds. READ MORE

  4. 4. Weight(,) trouble and intersectional subjectivities : Capturing children´s corporeal experiences with body normativities in Austrian schools

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Forum för genusvetenskap och jämställdhet

    Author : Claudia Koller; [2019]
    Keywords : Body weight; normativities; intersectionality; troubled subject positions; juvenile health promotion;

    Abstract : This study looks at school children´s intersectional experience with weight norms and tries to give insights on the issue of body normativities, from a feminist sport scientist point of view. Its purpose is to inform good practice in juvenile health education on the one hand and to contribute with intersectional feminist insights to the interdisciplinary dialogue on body weight and health on the other. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Girl Disciplined is A Girl Saved? Child Marriage Discourses in U.S. National, Foreign, and Immigration Policy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Eva Rozsa; [2019]
    Keywords : Child Marriage; United States; Third World Girl; Postcolonial Feminism; Adolescent Sexuality; Biopolitics; Human Rights;

    Abstract : Child marriage, usually regarded as an issue pertaining to the non-‘developed’ parts of the world, can still be found in the United States (US), though efforts to combat it shape foreign policy goals. Is child marriage represented as a ‘problem’ in the same way internally as externally, and how do human rights play a role? Using Bacchi’s “What’s the Problem Represented to be?” approach, the problem representations emerge, showing that child marriage functions as a ‘solution’ to welfare ‘problems’ in national policy, as an obstacle to economic prosperity in foreign policy; and as a ‘foreign’ culture ‘problem’ in immigration policy. READ MORE