Search for dissertations about: "postcolonial feminist theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words postcolonial feminist theory.

  1. 1. Othering Processes in Feminist Teaching : A case study of an adult educational institution

    Author : Chia-Ling Yang; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; feminist methodology; feminist theory; liberal adult education; postcolonial theory; Swedish gender equality; welfare state; anti-racist education; feminist teaching; intersectionality; sexualized racism; gendered racism; boundary making; othering; difference;

    Abstract : Taking its starting point from a critical dialogue with feminist and postcolonial theory, this dissertation explores processes of othering in a feminist adult educational institution, Women’s Room, in Sweden. Women’s Room is a women-only school and half of the student body has a migrant background. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child (Bio)Welfare and Beyond : Intersecting Injustices in Childhoods and Swedish Child Welfare

    Author : Zlatana Knezevic; Maria Eriksson; Els-Marie Anbäcken; Mia Heikkilä; Charlotte Williams; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; biowelfare; child protection; child welfare; critical childhood studies; critical social work; embodiment; epistemic injustice; epistemology; feminist theory; intersectionality; justice subjectivity; moral economy; moral subjectivity; participation; postcolonial theory; poststructural social work; social justice; violence; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The current thesis discusses how tools for analysing power are developed predominately for adults, and thus remain underdeveloped in terms of understanding injustices related to age, ethnicity/race and gender in childhoods. The overall ambition of this dissertation is to inscribe a discourse of intersecting social injustices as relevant for childhoods and child welfare, and by interlinking postcolonial, feminist, and critical childhood studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Taming exotic beauties : Swedish hydropower constructions in Tanzania in the era of development assistance, 1960s-1990s

    Author : May-Britt Öhman; Kjell Havnevik; Arne Kaijser; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; History of science and technology; Hydropower; Electrification; Postcolonial Theory; Feminist Theory; Science and Technology Studies; Colonialism; Development assistance; Africa; Tanzania; Southern Highlands; Great Ruaha River; Vetenskapshistoria; Teknikhistori; Vattenkraftsutbyggnad – Tanzania; Kolonialism – Tanzania; Utvecklingsbistånd – Tanzania; History of technology and industry; Teknik- och industrihistoria; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study analyses the history of a large hydroelectric scheme – the Great Ruaha power project in Tanzania. The objective is to establish why and how this specific scheme came about, and as part of this to identify the key actors involved in the decision-making process, including the ideological contexts within which they acted. READ MORE

  4. 4. Off the Edge of the Map: A Study of Organizational Diversity as Identity Work

    Author : Viktorija Kalonaityte; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; feminist theory; mock bureaucracy; identity work; Organizational diversity; identity construction; postcolonial theory; institutional process;

    Abstract : “Diversify or die” is a recurring and rather dramatic call for organizations to recruit, retain and manage a demographically diverse workforce, advocated by the business case for diversity, also known as diversity management philosophy. Diversity management places diverse social identities at the heart of organizational success and has gained much attention from management consultants and managers in North America and Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Whirling Stories : Postsocialist Feminist Imaginaries and the Visual Arts

    Author : Redi Koobak; Nina Lykke; Cecilia Åsberg; Jackie Stacey; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; postsocialist; feminist imaginaries; lag discourse; Western feminist theory; geopolitics; temporality; visual arts; self-portrait photography; sexuality; queer; Anna-Stina Treumund; Estonia; Genus; postsocialistisk; feministiska föreställningar; diskurs om eftersläpning; västerländsk feministisk teori; geopolitik; temporalitet; bildkonst; självporträtt; fotografi; sexualitet; queer; Anna-Stina Treumund; Estland.;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the geopolitics of feminist knowledge and the role of the visual arts in conceiving and reconfiguring postsocialist feminist imaginaries. Its central concern is to contest the fantasy, prevalent within Western feminist theorizing, of a “lag” between Western and former Eastern Europe. READ MORE