Search for dissertations about: "homosexuality"

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

  1. 1. Sinners and citizens : bestiality and homosexuality in Sweden 1880-1950

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History, Stockholm University

    Author : Jens Rydström; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; queer theory; Swedish history; welfare state; modernity; sexual history; bestiality; homosexuality; sodomy; gay and lesbian history; gender; medical discourse; legal discourse; historia; History; Homosexualitet; attityder; historia; Sverige; 1800-talet; 1900-talet;

    Abstract : This study is based on an analysis of more than 2,300 court cases concerning acts of bestiality and same-sex sexuality in rural and urban Sweden 1880-1950. Other written sources are forensic psychi-atric statements, mental hospital records, material from the Swedish Sex Reform movement, news-papers and scientific journals, and minutes of the Swedish Parliament and its subcommittees. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hatbrott? : homosexuella kvinnors och mäns berättelser om utsatthet för brott

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Criminology, Stockholm University

    Author : Eva Tiby; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bias crime; fear of crime; gay; gender; hate crime; heterosexism; homophobia; homosexuality; lesbian; lifestyle; victimology; victim studies; Criminology; kriminologi;

    Abstract : During the nineties, the hate crimes concept has been used to describe victimization on the basis of group characteristics. The Swedish penal Code 29:2:7 states that crimes committed against a person due to that person's race, color, nationality, ethnicity, religious beliefs or other similar circumstances, such as a person's sexual orientation, can elicit a more severe punishment than crimes without such motives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Satanic Feminism : Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Molin & Sorgenfrei

    Author : Per Faxneld; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of Religion; religionshistoria; Satanism; feminism; gender; esotericism; witches; Lilith; theosophy; socialism; homosexuality; gothic; decadence; romanticism; counter-reading; counter-myth;

    Abstract : Enligt Bibeln var Eva först med att lyssna till ormen och äta av den förbjudna frukten. Tanken på kvinnan som Satans utvalda är framträdande under stora delar av kristendomens historia. Under 1800-talet kom feminister att börja läsa denna misogyna tradition motvalls. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gayted Communities : Marginalized Sexualities in Lebanon

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Erica Li Lundqvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Queer Theory; Gay; Homosexuality; LGBTQ; Sexuality; Islam; Muslims; Religion; Orientation; Masculinity; Filedwork; Observations; Interviews; Lebanon;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a unique examination of Muslim masculinities and marginalized sexualities in Lebanon, and is a contribution to the growing body of gay and lesbian studies with a focus on Muslims living in The Middle East. It contributes to the theoretical and methodological development of Islamic studies by introducing and using a queer approach to study marginalized sexualities in relation to Islam. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perilous Silences and Counterproductive Narratives Pertaining to HIV/AIDS in the Ugandan, Lesotho and Namibian Press

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Cecilia Strand; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; mass media; homosexuality; Africa; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Research on Western mainstream media’s framing of HIV/AIDS in the 1980’s, showed that media narratives influenced audiences’ understanding of the epidemic, as well as society’s responses. Subsequently, by analyzing a society’s mass media and its framing of HIV/AIDS, it is possible to explore what understandings are given preferential treatment in that society, as well as explore what social change those narratives indirectly or directly facilitate. READ MORE