Essays about: "tamil culture"

Found 4 essays containing the words tamil culture.

  1. 1. Embodying the Other - A Cross-Cultural Understanding of Misrepresentational Oppression

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Eva-Marie Elg; [2016]
    Keywords : Embodiment; trans; the Other; embodying; crip; cinema; cripface; transface; blackface; Europe; Asia; Otherface; reversal; US; voyeuristic; gaze; phenomenology; imperial; colonial; male; critical whiteness; queer; monster; grotesque studies; gender; post-Darwanism; post-colonial; posthumanism; post-humanism; elite; culture; homogenous; industry; star; ableism; ableist; transphobic; show; freak; representation; misrepresentation; traditions; phenomena; bodies; morphing; hijra; Tamil; global; katoey; third gender; invisibility; visibility; uglyface; mediatedness; media; transing communication; animalizing; infantalizing; funny bodies; immoralizing; sexualizing; comedy; as; comparison; social; transing; queering; self-reflection; relations; looking; progressive; progression; freakery; mockery; awards; Academy; ridicule; Sensationalization; Trivialization; Stabilization; Rationalization; exorcized; bounderies; portrayals; violent; hetero-domesticity; violence; India; drag; faux; pathologised; tomboi; Thailand; character; deviant; Non-Normative; Normative; whitewashing; old age; identity; years; 102; monstreous; 2017; 1915; fantasy; stardom; Little Mermaid; figures; non-human; super-human; actor; exploitation; exclusion; transsexual; transversal; transman; transwoman; transgender; funkis; experiments; transperson; misrepresentational; psychology; oppression; North America; patriarchal; Frozen; films; isolated; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis offers a holistic perspective on the phenomenon of embodying Otherface. It provides a deeper insight into the categories Transface and Cripface, the latter being a term for an able person depicting a person with visible or invisible disabilities, also referred to as cripping up. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sri Lanka Unites and reconciliation. Transformation through change agents of a war infected nation

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management

    Author : Emelie Mölleli; [2012]
    Keywords : Attitude change; change; change agent; conflict; culture; ethnicity; movement; NGO; Non Governmental Organization; reconciliation; Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka Unites; war;

    Abstract : This qualitative master essay has taken place as a field study in the Sri Lankan post-war environment. The official peace started in 2009 and the country has had almost 30 years of war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the Sri Lankan government. READ MORE

  3. 3. SAFFRON FOR A FAIR BABY TRADITIONAL CHILDBEARING BELIEFS AND PRACTICES AMONG WOMEN IN TAMIL NADU, INDIA.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Kristina Engelin; [2009]
    Keywords : Tamil Nadu; traditions; beliefs; culture; postpartum; Pregnancy; birth; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In spite of the modernization of obstetrics in Tamil Nadu, the rural women still adhere to several traditional beliefs and practices, in regard to childbearing and postpartum. The varieties of non-biomedical practices were used in attempt to ensure a risk-free delivery and the birth of a healthy baby, although the collected data shows that some of them are harmful. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women's Human Rights : Issues of Implementation in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för beteende-, social- och rättsvetenskap

    Author : Birgitta Vega Leyton; [2006]
    Keywords : Sri Lanka; Women s Human Rights; Implementation; Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women-CEDAW; UN Security Council Resolution 1325; Affirmative action; Sri Lanka; Kvinnors mänskliga rättigheter; Implementering; Kvotering;

    Abstract : This thesis is about issues concerning the implementation of women's human rights in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has had a conflict between the Government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam, LTTE for two decades. Since 2002 there has been a ceasefire agreement in place, which is being violated by both parties. READ MORE