Essays about: "thesis on sociology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 83 essays containing the words thesis on sociology.

  1. 1. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  2. 2. There is No Alternative: A Symbolic Interactionist Account of Swedish Climate Activists

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Kristoffer Berglund; [2019]
    Keywords : climate change; climate activism; symbolic interactionism; sociology of emotions; climate anxiety; environmentalism; social psychology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Today, a climate crisis is immanent. In this thesis I have conducted nine semi-structured interviews with Swedish climate activists. READ MORE

  3. 3. Protection of Women in the Sex Industry- A Comparative Study of Sweden's and Canada's Prostitution Legislations

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Emma Fröberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Prostitution; Sweden; Canada; The Sex Purchase Law; Bill C-36; Protection;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to come to an understanding of the reasoning behind the enactments of Sweden's Sex Purchase law and Canada's Bill C-36. Furthermore, to discuss how the two legislations regarding prostitution have changed the protection for women in the sex industry. READ MORE

  4. 4. The human right to mental healthcare : Bridging the rights-gap for women subjected to sexual violence

    University essay from Högskolan för mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Maya Af Geijerstam; [2019]
    Keywords : Sexual violence against women; The right to the highest attainable standard of mental health; Mental Healthcare of good quality that is Available; Accessible and Acceptable. Sweden;

    Abstract : Sexual violence against women is not only a serious public health problem of epidemic proportions, it’s also a violation of women’s human rights. The devastating consequences of these events on women’s health have been widely documented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Clearing up the bullshit : Deconstructing 'feminisation', gender stereotypes and gender biases within UK veterinary surgery

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Pilar Girvan; [2019]
    Keywords : veterinary; feminisation; sociology; discourse; gender; stereotypes; professional projects; boundary work; discourse;

    Abstract : This thesis explores ‘feminisation’ discourse(s) within the UK veterinary profession, including the ways in which gender stereotypes and biases also influence such discourses and experiences of working within the field. Drawing upon and combining a range of sociological, organisational and feminist theories such as Witz’s (1992) theory of gendered professional projects and Butler’s (1990) highly influential notion of performativity, I am able to contextualise and expand upon the ‘doing’ of the veterinary profession as well as being able to frame ‘feminisation’ discourses as paradoxes, potentially producing the effects they articulate. READ MORE