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Bilden av Serena Williams: en studie av medias porträttering av världens bästa tennisspelare.

Lundgren, Fanny LU (2016) EDMK01 20161
Department of Gender Studies
Department of Service Management and Service Studies
Abstract
In this thesis it is discussed how the representation of Serena Williams in media can be understood through the lens of black feminist thought. Furthermore it is argued how the same image can be understood as empowering and oppressive. Through a combination of discourse analysis and document analysis the author examines the representation of Williams in several photographs and articles as our perception of her body and accomplishments is controlled by the discourse created in media. The thesis is therefore focused on the image of Williams body which is represented as mannish and muscular, hyper feminine and powerful, and last but not least as a body study which reveals a fascination of her body.
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author
Lundgren, Fanny LU
supervisor
organization
course
EDMK01 20161
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
svarthet, kropp, femininitet, maskulinitet, Serena Williams
language
Swedish
id
8883216
date added to LUP
2016-08-26 16:06:51
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2016-08-26 16:06:51
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  abstract     = {In this thesis it is discussed how the representation of Serena Williams in media can be understood through the lens of black feminist thought. Furthermore it is argued how the same image can be understood as empowering and oppressive. Through a combination of discourse analysis and document analysis the author examines the representation of Williams in several photographs and articles as our perception of her body and accomplishments is controlled by the discourse created in media. The thesis is therefore focused on the image of Williams body which is represented as mannish and muscular, hyper feminine and powerful, and last but not least as a body study which reveals a fascination of her body.},
  author       = {Lundgren, Fanny},
  keyword      = {svarthet,kropp,femininitet,maskulinitet,Serena Williams},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Bilden av Serena Williams: en studie av medias porträttering av världens bästa tennisspelare.},
  year         = {2016},
}