Essays about: "womens role in history"

Found 5 essays containing the words womens role in history.

  1. 1. Witch hunts and the intersections of gender, age and class : A feminist analysis on the Western European witch hunts in the 16th and 17th century.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Bente de Koeijer; [2022]
    Keywords : gendered ageism; witch hunts; femicide; lookism; marxist feminism; women s history;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this thesis is to elucidate the effects of gender, age, and class in witch hunts in the sixteenth and seventeenth century in Western Europe from a feminist perspective. It also aims to understand the perception of these witch hunts in our present society. It centers poor, old, women who were accused of witchcraft. READ MORE

  2. 2. Daughter of Kashi - Queen of Jhansi : The Use of History of an Indian queen - the Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi from the time of Independence until today

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för samhälls- och kulturvetenskap

    Author : Victoria Lundin; [2015]
    Keywords : History: history didactics: Use of History: India: Varanasi: Banaras: Benares: Jhansi: Queen of Jhansi: Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi: The Rani of Jhansi monument in Banaras: Oral history: First war of Independence: 1857-58: Sepoy Mutiny: Women s studies: women empowerment; Jhansi ki Rani; Historiebruk: Historiedidaktik: Indien: Varanasi: Banaras: Benares: Jhansi: Första frihetskriget 1857-58: Sepoy upproret: Drottning av Jhansi: Rani Lakshmi Bai av Jhansi: kvinnoforskning;

    Abstract : The purpose of this master thesis in history was to examine the use of history of an Indian queen, the Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi. The Rani Lakshmi Bai was born in Banaras and married a king – the Raja of Jhansi. The Rani Lakshmi Bai fought against the British during the first war of independence year 1857-58. READ MORE

  3. 3. Son Preference and Second Birth in China

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Wenhua Zhang; [2011]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Preference for bearing sons is a common social custom and cultural tradition in China. In 1979, China installed the stringent one-child policy which firmly controls second and higher order birth, although with a few exceptions which allow couples to have two children. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vem är det som kör egentligen? : maskinanvändande och könsroller inom lantbruket : en intervjustudie med kvinnliga lantbrukare

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Stella Andermo; [2010]
    Keywords : jordbruksmaskiner; könsroller; kvinnliga lantbrukare; genus; intervjustudie; teknikanvändande; maskinkunskap;

    Abstract : In this report female farmers use of technical equipment is investigated. There is little research made on this subject in Sweden, therefore this report can be seen as an explorative study. Research makes it clear that machinery, throughout history and even today, has been seen as a male area. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender Equality in Malaysia: Islamic Feminism and Sisters in Islam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Nyuk Yan Chee; [2007]
    Keywords : Islamic feminism; women; traditional Malay custom; rights; laws; sexual issues; government; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to analyze the work of Islamic feminist in Malaysia as well as explores the role of traditional Malay custom adat, and the relationship between non-governmental organizations and the state. It uses Sisters in Islam as a case study to discuss the Islamic feminist movement in Malaysia. READ MORE