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Subject: women

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

The acute effects of creatine supplementation on indirect markers of exercise-induced muscle damage in female recreational athletes

  • Author:
  • Megan L Bell
  • Subjects:
  • athletes
  • creatine
  • exercise
  • female health
  • muscle damage
  • nutrition
  • sport
  • supplements
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Has COVID-19 highlighted a way to equalise gender in the workplace? An exploratory investigation into working mothers

  • Author:
  • Stacey R Toms
  • Subjects:
  • career development
  • careers
  • childcare
  • children
  • Coronavirus
  • Covid-19
  • flexibility
  • flexible working
  • job role
  • pandemic
  • remote working
  • women
  • working environment
  • working women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

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

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

Katherine Swynford: examining roles, perceptions and representations of baronial mistresses in late medieval England

  • Author:
  • Samantha Ann Rose Brinded
  • Subjects:
  • concubines
  • culture
  • England
  • late-medieval
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Reinforcing and challenging gender identities and stereotypes in rRepresentations 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