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Subject: sexuality

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

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

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

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

A dreamland? Amusement parks creating a new culture for the masses at Coney Island

  • Author:
  • Caitlin Arnold
  • Subjects:
  • amusement parks
  • childhood
  • Coney Island
  • culture
  • entertainment
  • Nineteenth Century
  • sexuality
  • Victorian
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

A study of queer space in British cities, and its impact on the lives of gay men in the 1970s and 1980s

  • Author:
  • Rachel Conroy
  • Subjects:
  • 1960s
  • AIDS
  • discrimination
  • gay rights
  • homosexuality
  • same-sex desire
  • sexuality
  • space
  • United Kingdom
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Sexual violence, gender and genocidal conflict: a critical comparison of prosecutions by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

  • Author:
  • Abigail Wells
  • Subjects:
  • gender
  • rape
  • rape culture
  • sexual violence
  • sexuality
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MA Gender Studies

How should the United Kingdom appease the discrimination caused by the exclusion of opposite-sex couples from civil partnerships?

  • Author:
  • Helen Rodway
  • Subjects:
  • civil partnerships
  • cohabitation
  • law
  • marriage
  • sexuality
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • LLB (Hons) Law

How do perceptions towards gender and sexuality impact social interactions within male university football and rugby teams?

  • Author:
  • Laura M Vials
  • Subjects:
  • football
  • gender
  • rugby
  • sexuality
  • sociology
  • sport
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BSc (Hons) Physical Education & Sport