Essays about: "traditional gender roles"

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  1. 1. FROM TRADITIONALISM AND MORALITY TO DEFENDERS AND ANTAGONISTS OF GENDER EQUALITY The Framing of Gender over time by the Sweden Democrats

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kajsa Blomqvist; [2020-07-03]
    Keywords : Right-wing populism; Gender; Gender Equality; the Sweden Democrats;

    Abstract : This research study explores the framing of gender by Sweden’s right-wing populist party, the Sweden Democrats over time. It uses qualitative text analysis and frame theory with the aim to analyze how the party has constructed diagnostic (problems) and prognostic (solutions) frames in regards to gender in their official party literature over the last 29 years, between 1989 to 2018 – with a focus on how this may have changed over time. READ MORE

  2. 2. Advocates for change. A qualitative study about Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Emmy Lund; Lova Nylén; [2020-06-02]
    Keywords : gender; gender equality; reflections; attitudes; social work students; Rwanda; East Africa;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality. This aim was achieved through qualitative, semi-structured, phone interviews with six Rwandan social work students. The interviews were later transcribed, and the data was analysed through a thematic analysis method. READ MORE

  3. 3. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do men have any influence in stopping women and girls from undergoing FGM in Sierra Leone? The case of Mabonkani Village in Bombali District

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Thabile Lorraine Sheila Cele; [2020]
    Keywords : Female Genital Mutilation; human rights; traditional harmful practices; social norms and gender inequality.;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT “FGM is known to have no health benefits and has serious, immediate and long-term physical and psychological health consequences, which can be severe, including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety and reduced desire or sexual satisfaction” (28 Too Many, 2014, p5). This master thesis is an attempt to gain male perspectives in strategies to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation, FGM. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Hidden Femininity of The Hobbit : the Gendering of Bilbo Baggins

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Author : Josefina Hansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; gender roles; gender norms; Bilbo; The Hobbit; femininity; masculinity;

    Abstract : This essay argues that the protagonist of The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins can be considered to be a female character in a male form. By applying feminist literary criticism this essay map out the traditional gender roles in society along with the traditional gender roles in Middle Earth in order to investigate Bilbo’s female characteristics, the similarities between him and women in patriarchal society as well as the female imagery present in The Hobbit. READ MORE