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Kvinnor, Kroppar, Kläder och Kommunikation - En studie av identitet och judiska klädregler

Pilblad Bergman, Anna-Kajsa LU (2012) GNVK01 20112
Department of Gender Studies
Abstract
In my thesis I exemin the Jewish clothing rules that is a part of the Tzniut regulations. A biblical code of conduct that jewish people all over the world still followes. My research material has been internet sites that specialize in selling modest clothing to jewish women. I take a closer look at how these sites describe their clients and how they by doing that are taking a part in creating a specific jewish female identity. I also look at the impact this identity have on women's bodies. How it helps to dicipline women's bodies and keeps women dependent on males to defend them aginst other males. In my conclusion I also discuss the possibility to use modest clothing as a feminist tactic for women to take control over who has acces to... (More)
In my thesis I exemin the Jewish clothing rules that is a part of the Tzniut regulations. A biblical code of conduct that jewish people all over the world still followes. My research material has been internet sites that specialize in selling modest clothing to jewish women. I take a closer look at how these sites describe their clients and how they by doing that are taking a part in creating a specific jewish female identity. I also look at the impact this identity have on women's bodies. How it helps to dicipline women's bodies and keeps women dependent on males to defend them aginst other males. In my conclusion I also discuss the possibility to use modest clothing as a feminist tactic for women to take control over who has acces to their bodies. To do this I use theoris about performativity, clothing as communication and body politics, and I have choosen to use textual analysis as my method. (Less)
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author
Pilblad Bergman, Anna-Kajsa LU
supervisor
organization
course
GNVK01 20112
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Tzniut. Identity. Modest Clothing, Body Politics, Communication Tzniut, Identitet, Blygsam Klädsel. Kroppspolitik, Kommunikation
language
Swedish
id
2292289
date added to LUP
2012-02-28 11:49:36
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2012-02-28 11:49:36
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  abstract     = {In my thesis I exemin the Jewish clothing rules that is a part of the Tzniut regulations. A biblical code of conduct that jewish people all over  the world still followes. My research material has been internet sites that specialize in selling modest clothing to jewish women. I take a closer look at how these sites describe their clients and how they by doing that are taking a part in creating a specific jewish female identity. I also look at the impact this identity have on women's bodies. How it helps to dicipline women's bodies and keeps women dependent on males to defend them aginst other males. In my conclusion I also discuss the possibility to use modest clothing as a feminist tactic for women to take control over who has acces to their bodies. To do this I use theoris about performativity, clothing as communication and body politics, and I have choosen to use textual analysis as my method.},
  author       = {Pilblad Bergman, Anna-Kajsa},
  keyword      = {Tzniut. Identity. Modest Clothing,Body Politics,Communication
Tzniut,Identitet,Blygsam Klädsel. Kroppspolitik,Kommunikation},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kvinnor, Kroppar, Kläder och Kommunikation - En studie av identitet och judiska klädregler},
  year         = {2012},
}