Essays about: "toxic masculinity"

Found 5 essays containing the words toxic masculinity.

  1. 1. VIDEO GAME CREATION : Inhibitors and Enablers in Female Inclusion

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Nadia V. Ruiz B.; [2019]
    Keywords : Video game industry; video game creation; female inclusion; feminist technoscience; toxic masculinity; game engines; inhibitors; enablers;

    Abstract : In 2012 and 2014, two hashtags, #1ReasonWhy and #GamerGate, exposed a highly sexist video game industry that was not welcoming female participation. This was affecting women working or wanting to work in it. READ MORE

  2. 2. #Karlmennskan Raising awareness of toxic masculinity through hashtag activism in Iceland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : þórdis Ylfa Þórsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Toxic masculinity; hashtag activism; social media; Twitter; Iceland; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on #Karlmennskan activism and experiences of participants in the activism. #Karlmennskan is a hashtag activism that started on Twitter in Iceland in March 2018. The main focus was to bring awareness to toxic masculinity and to show how it can be harmful to both men and women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Man-Up When Down — Gender-Specific Coping With Life Stressors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Julia Panknin; [2019]
    Keywords : gender differences; coping; Implicit Association Test; toxic masculinity; gender stereotypes; self-medication; social support; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Socialization into gender roles shapes the perception of the world from an early age which might, amongst others, constrain how one handles challenging situations. Therefore, this research aimed at investigating gender-specific coping mechanisms following life stressors in a nonclinical sample. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Han Skulle Vara En Kille Som Pappa Inte Kunde Klaga På” : Subversive And Imaginative Masculinity In Lygia Bojunga’s Work

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Litteraturvetenskap

    Author : Leena-Maaretta Dixon; [2018]
    Keywords : Masculinity; Gender; Children’s Literature; Lygia Bojunga; Stephen M. Whitehead; Fable; Machismo; Patriarchy;

    Abstract : This thesis centers on three children’s novel, “Sex gånger Lucas”, “Min Vän målaren”, and “Den gula väskan”, written by the very appreciated and much awarded Brazilian Author Lygia Bojunga. All three of these novels discuss masculinity in young boys and men. READ MORE

  5. 5. “A Man After God’s Own Heart”: Biblical, Hegemonic and Toxic Masculinities in As Meat Loves Salt

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Nykhita Torres Mondaca; [2016]
    Keywords : masculinity studies; toxic masculinity; hegemonic masculinity; LGBT studies; As Meat Loves Salt; Maria McCann; biblical studies;

    Abstract : Maria McCann paints a dark picture of masculinity and its effects in her novel As Meat Loves Salt (2001). The violent Jacob Cullen struggles with his masculinity as he faces the intricacies of religion, sexuality and politics in the midst of the English Civil War where he falls in love with fellow soldier Christopher Ferris. By using R.W. READ MORE