Search for dissertations about: "genus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 467 swedish dissertations containing the word genus.

  1. 1. Discursive skin : Entanglements of gender, discourse and technology

    Author : Katherine Harrison; Nina Lykke; Anne Scott Sørensen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

  2. 2. Technology and Sexual Difference

    Author : Monica Obreja; Nina Lykke; Cathrine Egeland; Linköpings universitet; []
    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

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

    Author : Dag Balkmar; Jeff Hearn; Cecilia Åsberg; Victoria Robinson; Linköpings universitet; []
    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 : It is well known that young men constitute a high-risk group in terms of accidents involving both themselves and others. But comparatively little is known about the roles of gender, masculinity and automobility in reproducing or subverting such particularly risky performances of identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Digital Intimacies : Doing Digital Media Differently

    Author : Helga Sadowski; Cecilia Åsberg; Jenny Sundén; Linköpings universitet; []
    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

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

    Author : Linn Sandberg; Jeff Hearn; Julia Twigg; Linköpings universitet; []
    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; Gender studies; 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