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Subject: feminism

The forgotten women of modernism: revisionary feminism and the female academic voice

  • Author:
  • Tara Jade Mackintosh
  • Subjects:
  • academics
  • education
  • equality
  • female expression
  • female writers
  • feminism
  • gender
  • literary tradition
  • literature
  • modernist literature
  • poetry
  • social change
  • suffrage
  • Twentieth Century
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) English

Analysing the presentation of 1980s American masculinity in Frank Miller’s Daredevil: The Man Without Fear! (#168-191)

  • Author:
  • James Eling
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • America
  • comic
  • Daredevil
  • feminism
  • feminist theory
  • femme fatale
  • gender
  • gender presentation
  • hard body
  • hypermasculine
  • masculinity
  • men
  • social change
  • social identity
  • societal role
  • superheroes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) English

Postfeminism and Progression: An investigation into representations in Sex and the City and Big Little Lies

  • Author:
  • Sarah Olivier
  • Subjects:
  • 1990s
  • Big Little Lies
  • female expression
  • female sexuality
  • feminism
  • film theory
  • postfeminism
  • Sex and the City
  • television
  • textual analysis
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

Smoke and Mirrors: Women as Witches in American Cinema

  • Author:
  • Emma Moorhouse
  • Subjects:
  • #MeToo movement
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • female expression
  • female perspective
  • female sexuality
  • feminism
  • fiction
  • film
  • gender
  • gender representation
  • horror
  • patriarchy
  • postfeminism
  • race
  • sexuality
  • social movements
  • societal role
  • sociocultural impact
  • sociology
  • The Craft
  • The Witches of Eastwick
  • witches
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

What is Instagram’s Role in Female Identity Formation?

  • Author:
  • Codie Mackenzie
  • Subjects:
  • #MeToo movement
  • body image
  • communication
  • digital technology
  • discourse
  • female expression
  • female perspective
  • feminism
  • gender
  • hashtag
  • identity
  • Instagram
  • perception
  • photography
  • selfie
  • sexual violence
  • sexuality
  • social media
  • visual
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Studies

A discourse analysis into the organisation Refinery29 and the social media platforms Instagram and Twitter regarding their approach to gendered racism in the workplace

  • Author:
  • Shannell Huskisson-Tate
  • Subjects:
  • black women
  • business and management
  • discourse
  • discourse analysis
  • discrimination
  • employment
  • feminism
  • Foucault
  • gender
  • gendered racism
  • leadership
  • management
  • power
  • racism
  • Refinery29
  • social media
  • United States
  • women
  • women of colour
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

‘She is the civiliser, the purifier of life’: The extent of feminist and imperial ideology in the shaping of representations of women at the 1900 Woman’s Exhibition

  • Author:
  • Emma Louise Fox
  • Subjects:
  • 1900s
  • class
  • culture
  • discrimination
  • exhibitions
  • feminism
  • gender
  • history
  • identity
  • imperialism
  • post-colonialism
  • race
  • racism
  • Woman's Exhibition
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

The Link Between Female Masculinity and Female Same-Sex Desire in Britain in the Period 1746-1897

  • Author:
  • Samantha Kate Lennon
  • Subjects:
  • cross-dressing
  • Eighteenth Century
  • female masculinity
  • female sexuality
  • feminism
  • gender
  • gender association
  • gender presentation
  • masculinity
  • Nineteenth Century
  • same-sex desire
  • sexuality
  • United Kingdom
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Red Nail Polish, Artistic Men, and Bernard Cadney’s Flabby Face: The Gender Identities Constructed and Communicated in 1930s Popular Romance Novels

  • Author:
  • Rebecca Norman
  • Subjects:
  • 1930s
  • female expression
  • feminism
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • popular romance novels
  • romance
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

An examination of the use of emotion as a mobilising force amongst second wave feminists in the periodical Spare Rib

  • Author:
  • Hollie Mather
  • Subjects:
  • discrimination
  • emotional response
  • feminism
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History