Sökning: "geek culture"

Hittade 4 uppsatser innehållade orden geek culture.

  1. 1. Sexy 16-Year-Old Baby-Eater: Gendered, Sexualized, and Racialized Discourses in Exalted, Second Edition

    Master-uppsats, Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Författare :Niels-Martin Ström Josefsen; [2021-11-26]
    Nyckelord :Roleplaying games; Exalted; feminist post-structural discourse analysis; representation; geek culture; race; gender; sexuality; Dungeons Dragons; discourses; White Wolf; misogyny; fantasy; genre subversion; social constructivism; media tropes; monstrous women; monstrous motherhood; infantilization; trans representation; sexualization; animalization;

    Sammanfattning : Previous research finds roleplaying games, as well as the wider spectrum of geek culture thatthey exist within, to be defined by discourses favoring a white, heterosexual, cis-maleviewpoint, drawing up and reproducing stereotypes and tropes that are inherently misogynist,homophobic, and racist. Heretofore, research into discourses of gender, sexuality, and race inroleplaying games has focused overwhelmingly on market leader Dungeons & Dragons (1971-ongoing), largely neglecting to scrutinize other well-established titles that may adhere to orbreak from the same tendencies. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Gender representations of dark fictional characters: A hermeneutic analysis of Harry Potter fan discussions on Reddit

    Magister-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Författare :Jason Maurer; [2020]
    Nyckelord :fictional characters; media fans; Harry Potter; Reddit; gender representation; morality; villains;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to deepen our understanding of how audiences represent male and female dark fictional characters (DFCs) by exploring how Harry Potter fans discuss four of these characters on Reddit. Drawing on affective disposition theory as a guiding framework as well as previous investigations of gender representation and online fan cultures, I collected and analyzed 117 posts (containing 9,693 comments) about four DFCs from the Harry Potter franchise. LÄS MER

  3. 3. En studie av cosplayutövares hantverk i relation till personlig identitet

    Kandidat-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Textilvetenskap

    Författare :Sara Norling; [2018]
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    Sammanfattning : Today cosplay is a constant growing subculture of people dressing up in costumes of their favourite fictional characters partaking in geek culture. This group of people have different ways of practicing cosplay. They go to conventions, meet up on online forums like Facebook and share their experiences and interests with each other. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Ett hållbart boende

    Kandidat-uppsats, KTH/Arkitektur

    Författare :Mikael Hassel; [2013]
    Nyckelord :Stadshagen; Stockholm; Flerbostadshus; miljövänligt; hållbarhet; sustainable; massivträ; green roof; gröna tak;

    Sammanfattning : MILJÖVÄNLIGT OCH HÅLLBARHET. ORD SOM OFTA MÖTS AV EN SUCK OCH BESVÄRADE RYNKOR I PANNAN. DET BLIR JU SÅ KRÅNGLIGT. OCH DYRT. LÄS MER