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HEALTH, APPEARANCE AND FITNESS PRACTICES: HOW CLASS AND GENDER ARE REPRESENTED IN FOUR YOUNG WOMEN’S UNDERSTANDINGS OF THEIR FITNESS PRACTICES
This thesis presents results from a qualitative study of how young women make sense of their fitness practices. Fitness practices related to diet and exercise are culturally linked to both appearance and health and tend ...
Teaching Empowerment Through Sport: An Analysis of Fast and Female
This project is about Fast and Female, a community-based girls’ sport organization, that focuses on empowering girls through sport. In this thesis I produce a discourse analysis from interviews with six expert sportswomen ...
The strength of a knitted home: retrieving histories through Janet Morton's wool installations
This thesis focuses on the ways in which Janet Morton’s installations explore geographic and architectural spatial arrangements, and the ways in which these arrangements reproduce hierarchies of gender, race, and class. ...
Applying Feminist and Queer Theories to Gender-Based Violence in Post-Conflict Societies: A Case Study of the Transition Process in Liberia
This MRP applies Feminist and Queer theories to gender-based violence in Post-Conflict Societies, evaluating specifically the transition process in Liberia.