Search for dissertations about: "masculinity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 101 swedish dissertations containing the word masculinity.

  1. 1. Suburbia Rewritten : Masculinity and Affect in Contemporary American Literature

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University, Department of English

    Author : Ola Jönsson; Danuta Fjellestad; Helena Wahlström Henriksson; Heinz Ickstadt; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Suburbia; affect; masculinity; domophobia; masculinity in crisis; separate spheres; fatherhood; Joyce Carol Oates; Rick Moody; Philip Roth; John Updike; Richard Yates; John Cheever.; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : Suburbia has made a powerful return in American literature of the past two decades. This renaissance of suburban fictional narrative bears the signum of alienated, anxious, and resentful white middle-class men in gray flannel suits that has remained since the formative postwar period of the 1950s and 1960s. 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; Jeff Hearn; Julia Twigg; [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. Men do care! A gender-aware and masculinity-informed contribution to caregiving scholarship

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Veronika Wallroth; Sandra Torres; Elisabeth Cedersund; Henrik Eriksson; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Care; family caregiving; gender; men; masculinity; motive; experience; perspective; Omsorg; familjeomsorg; genus; män; maskulinitet; motiv; erfarenhet; perspektiv;

    Abstract : In caregiving literature, it is often the female gender that has been the focus of attention, and in particular women’s unpaid labor. Studies also tend to make comparisons between men’s and women’s caregiving, using men’s caregiving experiences to show not only that women face greater burdens, but also that men’s needs can be minimized. READ MORE

  4. 4. Men do care! A gender-aware and masculinity-informed contribution to caregiving scholarship

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Veronika Wallroth; Sandra Torres; Elisabeth Cedersund; Henrik Eriksson; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Care; family caregiving; gender; men; masculinity; motive; experience; perspective; Omsorg; familjeomsorg; genus; män; maskulinitet; motiv; erfarenhet; perspektiv;

    Abstract : In caregiving literature, it is often the female gender that has been the focus of attention, and in particular women’s unpaid labor. Studies also tend to make comparisons between men’s and women’s caregiving, using men’s caregiving experiences to show not only that women face greater burdens, but also that men’s needs can be minimized. READ MORE

  5. 5. Black males and white masculinity in four Renaissance tragedies of blood

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anna Fåhraeus; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Renaissance; tragedies of blood; blackness; whiteness; masculinity; race; discourse; Faucoult; Koselleck; honour; ambition; sarcasm;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to look at how the black North African man is repre-sented in relation to white men in four Renaissance tragedies of blood: Shake-speare?s Titus Andronicus, the multi-authored Lust?s Dominion, William Rowley?s All?s Lost by Lust, and Thomas Rawlins? The Rebellion. While previous studies have traced the most common racist tropes in 16th and 17th century lit-erature, such as the demonization trope and the animality trope (e. READ MORE