Essays about: "women"

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  1. 1. FEMINISM AND ELIZABETH A Comparison Between Elizabeth Bennet and Secondary Characters in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Jenny Malmborg; [2020-09-22]
    Keywords : feminism; women in literature;

    Abstract : While feminism in Pride and Prejudice has been a subject for discussion for many decades, in this essay I aim to show how Elizabeth Bennet’s feminism is shown through the comparison with three secondary characters. This essay will examine the characters with the help of a narratological approach that shows what main trait the characters have and how this is used to explain them further concerning feminism and Elizabeth. READ MORE

  2. 2. “IT’S NOT LIKE THIS IS A CORRUPTION SCANDAL…” A qualitative content analysis of the link between gender and corruption and the mechanisms at play

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Jageklint; [2020-09-21]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The link between gender and corruption has been studied since the beginning of this century and a number of theories have been suggested about why women seem to be more averse towards corruption than men. However, most of the studies are large-N and only look at the relationship on an aggregated level. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Even if they live a destructive life, at least they won´t die” A qualitative study of how social workers at housing facilities for individuals in homelessness and substance abuse perceive and act upon violence against women

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Vilhelmina Tuxen-Meyer; [2020-09-10]
    Keywords : Homelessness; Substance abuse; Housing facility; Shelter; Housing; Women; Violence against women; Intimate partner violence; Sweden.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is, from a Swedish point of view, to investigate and analyse how social workers at housing facilities for people in homelessness and substance abuse perceive and act upon violence against women. Previous research demonstrates that women in substance abuse are more commonly subjected to violence than women without substance abuse. READ MORE

  4. 4. “LONGING WON’T BRING HIM BACK SOONER…” A Case Study of Gendered Language Use in American Recruitment Posters from the Second World War

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Erica Nilsson; [2020-09-08]
    Keywords : World War II; gender;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse and compare American male and femalerecruitment posters from the Second World War. The sub-aims are to find out whether theslogans directed at men and women differed linguistically from each other, and if men andwomen were attributed differently. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender dynamics in media-driven belief polarization - disentangling reinforcing processes behind media usage and perception of societal issues

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Lisa Axelsson; [2020-08-19]
    Keywords : Reinforcing spirals; selective exposure; media effects; alternative media; gender gap; interpersonal communication; belief polarization;

    Abstract : In academia as well as in mainstream media, people are voicing concern that a fragmented media environment, entailing an immense increase of alternative media, may motivate selective exposure, in turn leading to increasingly polarized perceptions of society among the public. Consulting the theory of reinforcing spirals (RSM), there is ample evidence for a reciprocal relationship between selective media exposure and sociotropic beliefs – potentially sparking polarization dynamics. READ MORE