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Subject: identity

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

Look on My Works, Ye Mighty, and Despair: Neoliberalism in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul

  • Author:
  • Louis Ricci
  • Subjects:
  • allegory
  • antihero
  • Better Call Saul
  • Breaking Bad
  • cultural-economic theory
  • economy
  • global economic policy
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • neoconservatism
  • neofascism
  • neoliberalism
  • television
  • whiteness
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • 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

Understanding the impact of activism into brand Design: Customers’ appreciation, companies’ reputation, and effects on products

  • Author:
  • Craig Nyarambi
  • Subjects:
  • activism
  • brand design
  • brand image
  • branding
  • brands
  • consumer behaviour
  • identity
  • product design
  • reputation
  • social movements
  • socio-politics
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Product Design

The impact of UK schools adopting business-like approaches on teachers, from teacher’s perspectives

  • Author:
  • Abigail Willett
  • Subjects:
  • academisation
  • business
  • business and management
  • education
  • education system
  • identity
  • organisation
  • privatisation
  • teachers
  • teaching
  • United Kingdom
  • 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

Reinforcing and Challenging Gender Identities and Stereotypes in Representations of the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1858

  • Author:
  • Nicola Kirby
  • Subjects:
  • colonialism
  • Empire
  • gender
  • identity
  • Indian Mutiny
  • Nineteenth Century
  • race
  • United Kingdom
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

‘Which Side Are You On, Boys?’ An Investigation into Miners’ Masculinity in the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike

  • Author:
  • Molly Day-Coombes
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • emotional response
  • gender
  • history
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • Miners' Strike
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • 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

‘Where are the children?’: The forced assimilation of Dakelh and Tsek’ehne First Nations children at the Lejac Indian Residential School and the making of identity

  • Author:
  • Bronia Anna Kasinka Greening
  • Subjects:
  • abuse
  • Canada
  • children
  • cultural assimilation
  • culture
  • ethnicity
  • First Nation communities
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • genocide
  • identity
  • indigenous voice
  • Nineteenth Century
  • oppression
  • oral history
  • Residential Schools
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History