Search for dissertations about: "femininities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the word femininities.

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

    Author : Manon Hedenborg White; Mattias Gardell; Henrik Bogdan; Ulrika Dahl; Egil Asprem; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Western esotericism; occultism; magic; gender; sexuality; queer; queer theory; femininity; femininities; Thelema; Aleister Crowley; Ordo Templi Orientis; Babalon; Scarlet Woman; Luce Irigaray; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    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

  2. 2. Transforming geographies of tourism and gender : Exploring women's livelihood strategies and practices within tourism in Latvia

    Author : Cecilia Möller; Lars Aronsson; Susanne Johansson; Örjan Sjöberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Latvia; tourism; gender identities; femininities; livelihood; post-socialism; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : This thesis explores different geographies of tourism, gender, work and liveli­hood in post-socialist Latvia. The study puts focus on the overall transforma­tion process and the reshaping of the tourism sector, in how Latvia is reimag­ined both as a nation state and as a tourism destination. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carving out collective spaces : Exploring the complexities of gender and everyday stressors within rural youth leisure

    Author : Anne Gotfredsen; Evelina Landstedt; Isabel Goicolea; Sanna Aaltonen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth mental health; stressors; leisure participation; gender; femininities; rurality; precarity; space and place; visual methods; ethnography; Public health; folkhälsa; genusvetenskap; gender studies;

    Abstract : Background: The reasons why young people are increasingly suffering frommental health problems, and the opportunities to turn this development aroundare globally debated. Stressors such as education, relationships, futuretrajectories of housing and employment all constitute important factors affectingyoung people’s mental health, leading to stress and achievement pressureespecially among girls and young women. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trainee teacher identities in the discourses of physics teacher education : Going against the flow of university physics

    Author : Johanna Larsson; John Airey; Anna Danielsson; Eva Lundqvist; Maria Vetleseter Bøe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; physics; physics teacher education; preservice teacher training; professional identity; identity performances; femininities; discourse analysis; qualitative interviews; educational relevance; gender; Physics with specialization in Physics Education; Fysik med inriktning mot fysikens didaktik;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates what is involved in being recognized as a legitimate physics teacher-to-be in a Swedish physics teacher programme. Drawing on in-depth, qualitative interviews with 17 physics teacher educators and 17 trainee physics teachers, this thesis sees learning to become a physics teacher as a process of performing professional identities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Soviet People with Female Bodies : Performing Beauty and Maternity in Soviet Russia in the mid 1930-1960s

    Author : Yulia Gradskova; Lisa Öberg; Helene Carlbäck; Lynne Attwood; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oral history; Soviet Russia; maternity; beauty; everyday life; memory; body; normality; femininity; gender; intersectionality; History; Historia; historia; History; Gender studies; Genus;

    Abstract : The everyday practices of maternity and beauty are important for the enactment of femininity. This dissertation deals with femininities created in the context of changing ideas about “normality” in Soviet Russia during the mid 1930s-1960s and explores a diversity of norms, discourses and rituals. READ MORE