GUPEA >
Student essays / Studentuppsatser >
Department of Political Science / Statsvetenskapliga institutionen >
Master theses >

Countering the Menstrual Mainstream A Study of the European Menstrual Countermovement


Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/34369

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
gupea_2077_34369_1.pdfMaster's Thesis9334KbAdobe PDF
View/Open
Title: Countering the Menstrual Mainstream A Study of the European Menstrual Countermovement
Authors: Josefin, Persdotter
Issue Date: 11-Nov-2013
Degree: Master theses
Series/Report no.: EURP MA
53
Keywords: abjectfication
agential realism
autoethnography
autonetnography
Constructionism
Europe
essentialism
ethnography
feminism
hyper-personalisation
Menstrual Countermovement
menstrual
activism
menstruation
netnography
Post-Constructionism
political consumerism
queer feminism
social movement
women’s movement
Abstract: Introducing the term the ”Menstrual Countermovement”: the mass of actions, and agents that purposefully work towards challenging the repressive mainstream menstrual discourse of shame and silence, this research focuses on a spatiotemporal context previously unstudied: Europe, late 2000’s - early 2010‘s. The dual aim of the study is to contribute to a 1) diversification and broadening of the understanding of the movement as a whole, and (2) continuing the work of previous research further explor... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/34369
Appears in Collections:Master theses

 

 

© Göteborgs universitet 2011