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

    Author : Ola Jönsson; Danuta Fjellestad; Helena Wahlström Henriksson; Heinz Ickstadt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

    Author : Linn Sandberg; Jeff Hearn; Julia Twigg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Veronika Wallroth; Sandra Torres; Elisabeth Cedersund; Henrik Eriksson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. Black males and white masculinity in four Renaissance tragedies of blood

    Author : Anna Fåhraeus; Gunilla Florby; Georgia E. Brown; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Renaissance; tragedies of blood; blackness; whiteness; masculinity; race; discourse; Faucoult; Koselleck; honour; ambition; sarcasm; drama; Shakespeare; Rowley; Rawlins; revenge play;

    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

  5. 5. Reading Rap : Feminist Interventions in Men and Masculinity Research

    Author : Kalle Berggren; Elisabet Näsman; Keith Pringle; Tora Holmberg; Chris Beasley; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; hip hop; rap lyrics; men and masculinity; feminist theory; intersectionality; queer theory; poststructuralism; feminist phenomenology; discourse analysis; cultural studies; popular music; gender; sexuality; race; class; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The present thesis explores how masculinity is constructed and negotiated in relation to race, class and sexuality in hip hop in Sweden. Theoretically, the study contributes to the increasing use of contemporary feminist theory in men and masculinity research. READ MORE