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Subject: gender

Chinese employers’ gender discrimination in recruitment: trends and causes

  • Author:
  • Hui Yang
  • Subjects:
  • China
  • discrimination
  • gender
  • gender representation
  • recruitment
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • MA Gender Studies

A thematic analysis of representations of romantic and sexual relationships in contemporary British and Hollywood cinema, focussing on the probable impact on young women

  • Author:
  • Maisie Maud Doherty
  • Subjects:
  • British cinema
  • cinema
  • film
  • gender
  • gender representation
  • relationship
  • romance
  • sexual relationships
  • sexuality
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • MA Gender Studies

British films that will lift your spirits: exploring nostalgia, community and identification in films at times of socio/political uncertainty

  • Author:
  • Karenza Bell
  • Subjects:
  • British cinema
  • British society
  • cinema
  • communities
  • equality
  • European Union
  • film
  • gay rights
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • gender representation
  • identity
  • LGBTQ+
  • masculinity
  • national identity
  • nostalgia
  • politics
  • referendums
  • values
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Is the current way in which gender is observed in burial archaeology limiting to the study of social identity in Roman Britain?

  • Author:
  • Joanne Copson
  • Subjects:
  • archaeology
  • burial grounds
  • gender
  • gender association
  • gender identity
  • Roman Britain
  • social identity
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Classical Studies

Exploring the relationships between camouflaging, autistic traits and trait emotional intelligence within the general population

  • Author:
  • Amy Moutell
  • Subjects:
  • autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Camouflaging
  • gender
  • Trait Emotional Intelligence
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MSc Developmental Psychology

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

From axe murderer to nun: understanding a woman’s place in medieval Iceland with a focus on the Íslendingasögur

  • Author:
  • Rebecca Ann Stainwright-Dobbs
  • Subjects:
  • Christianity
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • Iceland
  • Icelandic society
  • oppression
  • pagan
  • power
  • sexuality
  • societal role
  • sociology
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

‘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