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Subject: societal role

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

The influence of narrative humanization on stigmatising attitudes towards individuals with paedophilic interests

  • Author:
  • Luke Taylor
  • Subjects:
  • behaviours
  • cognitive attitude
  • narrative humanisation
  • paedophile
  • social identity
  • societal role
  • stigma
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • MSc Forensic Psychology

“Protecting European Values” – An analysis of the LGBTQ rights rhetoric of the European Far-Right

  • Author:
  • Aidan Williams
  • Subjects:
  • culture
  • democracy
  • discourse analysis
  • Europe
  • far-right parties
  • Fidesz
  • France
  • homophobia
  • Islamophobia
  • LGBTQ+
  • National Rally
  • Party of Freedom
  • politics
  • rhetoric
  • social change
  • social identity
  • social movements
  • societal role
  • socio-politics
  • Sweden
  • Swedish Democrats
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • MA Politics

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

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

How is the Degeneration of British Masculinity Portrayed in the Print Media of the Late Nineteenth Century?

  • Author:
  • Annabel Camish
  • Subjects:
  • art
  • British society
  • city life
  • fin-de-siècle
  • Gothic literature
  • literature
  • manliness
  • masculinity
  • popular culture
  • science
  • societal role
  • supernatural
  • United Kingdom
  • Victorian
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

To What Extent Did Advertising in the British Post-War Media Influence the Dominant Female Identity Being That of a Housewife?

  • Author:
  • Mollie Birtles
  • Subjects:
  • advertisements
  • advertising
  • consumer behaviour
  • consumerism
  • convenience foods
  • domesticity
  • female expression
  • feminism
  • gender
  • gender presentation
  • housewife
  • identity
  • journalism
  • newspaper
  • post-war
  • sexism
  • social class
  • societal role
  • socio-politics
  • tabloid press
  • television
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History