Search for dissertations about: "Luce Irigaray"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Luce Irigaray.

  1. 1. Only women bleed? : a critical reassessment of comprehensive feminist social theory

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Helen Lindberg; Örebro universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap; Catharine M. MacKinnon; Anna G. Jonasdottir; Luce Irigaray; Judith Butler; feminism; political feminism; comprehensive feminism; postfeminism; marxism; social theory; ideology; politcal implications; social science; philosophy of science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Sociology; Sociologi; Filosofi; Practical Philosophy; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap; Feminist social theory; Luce irigaray;

    Abstract : Is there a viable specifically feminist social theory that can serve as heuristic devise in our social research? This thesis is a critical reassessment of the ontological and normative assumptions of four social theories with specific and clear claims of being feminist. These are Catharine M MackInnon’s Radical Feminism, Anna G Jonasdottir’s Theory of Love Power, Luce Irigaray’s Feminism of Sexual Difference and Judith Butler’s Queer Feminism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intimacies : Ethics and Aesthetics in Virginia Woolf's Writing

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Engelska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Elsa Högberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Virginia Woolf; intimacy; interiority; non-violence; ethics; aesthetics; Judith Butler; Luce Irigaray; Julia Kristeva; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study investigates Virginia Woolf’s configurations of intimacy in her experimental inter-war novels Jacob’s Room, Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse and The Waves. It focuses on the ethical and political positioning enabled by Woolf’s aesthetic delineation of moments of interiority in which distinctions between self and other are suspended. READ MORE

  3. 3. Technology and Sexual Difference

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Monica Obreja; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sexual difference; technology; gender-technology co-construction; gender; sex; arbitrary; contingent; historical association; masculin ity; weak thesis; strong thesis; Luce Irigaray; the feminine; Könsskillnad; teknik; genus-teknik-samkonstruktion; genus; kön; arbiträrt; kontingent; historical association; maskulinitet; weak thesis; strong thesis; Luce Irigaray; det feminina;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to interrogate a particular understanding of gender and technology as co-constructed from the standpoint of sexual difference theory by showing what this conceptualization of gender and technology excludes. It is also an attempt to enable an understanding of what is excluded by elaborating upon the conditions for thinking technology, gender and sexual difference differently. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Eloquent Blood : The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Teologiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Manon Hedenborg White; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religionshistoria; History of Religions; Western esotericism; occultism; magic; gender; sexuality; queer; queer theory; femininity; femininities; Thelema; Aleister Crowley; Ordo Templi Orientis; Babalon; Scarlet Woman; Luce Irigaray;

    Abstract : The study analyses the changing construction of femininities and feminine sexuality in interpretations of the goddess Babalon, a central deity in Aleister Crowley’s (1875–1947) esoteric religion Thelema. Femininity has occupied a problematic position in feminist theory, frequently associated with lack, artifice, and restriction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Otherness and disease in Reunion : The politicisation of the 2005 to 2007 chikungunya epidemic

    University dissertation from Bergen : University of Bergen

    Author : Karine Aasgaard Jansen; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : In this dissertation I investigate how decolonisation through inclusion instead of independence has affected processes of othering, and reactions to being othered. By othering I mean discursive colonial practices described by post-colonial theories, in which racial and cultural difference is produced as inferior vis-à-vis the “superior” West. READ MORE