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Subject: women

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 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

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