Search for dissertations about: "genus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 407 swedish dissertations containing the word genus.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Getting Intimate A Feminist Analysis of Old Age, Masculinity and Sexuality

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Linn Sandberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; masculinity; sexuality; old age; ageing; subjectivity; intimacy; touch; interview; body diaries; Genus; maskulinitet; sexualitet; hög ålder; åldrande; subjektivitet; intimitet; beröring; kroppsdagböcker; intervjuer; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the intersections of masculinity, old age and sexuality from the perspectives of old men themselves, how they understand and experience sex and sexuality in later life. The study uses qualitative in-depth interviews and body diaries, an exploratory method that asked men write about their bodies in everyday life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Discursive skin Entanglements of gender, discourse and technology

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Katherine Harrison; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender; discourse; technology; feminism; technoscience; cyberpunk; blog; biotechnology; genus; diskurs; teknik; feminism; technoscience; cyberpunk; blogg; bioteknik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between gender, discourse and technology, and the resulting construction of bodily norms, in a contemporary environment dominated by info- and bio-technologies. The premise from which this study starts is that the ‘intra-action’ between gender, discourse and technology plays a central role in shaping contemporary identities. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Men and Cars An Ethnographic Study of Gendered, Risky and Dangerous Relations

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Dag Balkmar; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; masculinity; technology; cars; risk; danger; emotions; car modification; Genus; maskulinitet; teknik; bilar; risk; fara; emotioner; bilstyling; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap;

    Abstract : Det är välkänt att unga män utgör en särskild högriskgrupp vad gäller trafikolyckor som involverar både dem själva och andra. Samtidigt brister kunskapen om hur genus, maskulinitet och motorkulturer samverkar för att stärka eller undergräva sådana former av risktagande och identitetsskapande. READ MORE

  5. 5. Digital Intimacies Doing Digital Media Differently

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Helga Sadowski; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Digital media; intimacy; cultural studies; media studies; affect; feminism; gender; coding; online harassment; ASMR; internet politics; digital intimacy; Digitala medier; intimitet; kulturstudier; mediestudier; affekt; feminism; genus; programmering; online trakasserier; ASMR; internetpolitik; digital intimitet;

    Abstract : Digital media have become an integral part of many people’s everyday lives and constitute an intimate presence therein. Utilizing the concept of digital intimacy to focus on these recent developments, this doctoral dissertation takes the perspectives of feminist cultural studies and affect theory to analyze how digital media are becoming more intimate and how in turn intimacy is remediated within digital cultures. READ MORE