Sökning: "History of sexuality"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 79 avhandlingar innehållade orden History of sexuality.
1. Kvinnofrid : Synen på våldtäkt och konstruktionen av kön i Sverige 1600-1800
Sammanfattning : The present dissertation deals with attitudes towards rape in early modern Sweden. The narratives from rape cases show certain similarities and differences, all of which provide a basis for a categorization. LÄS MER
2. Känslans patriark : sensibilitet och känslopraktiker i Carl Christoffer Gjörwells familj och vänskapskrets, ca 1790-1810
Sammanfattning : This dissertation is a study of how the culture of sensibility was expressed in the everyday practices and social relations of the Gjörwell family. Headed by publicist, publisher and royal librarian Carl Christoffer Gjörwell (1731-1811), the Gjörwell family served as the centre of a wide circle of friends in late 18th-century Stockholm. LÄS MER
3. The power of character : Middle-class masculinities, 1800–1900
Sammanfattning : This is a study of continuity and change in middle-class conceptions of ideal manhood. My theoretical cues are the notions of the male as an unproblematised and genderless norm, masculinity as homosocial, and George L. Mosse’s use of countertypes. Notions of passions, youth, and character were important throughout the century. LÄS MER
4. Erotic Insanity : Sex and psychiatry at Vadstena asylum, Sweden 1849-1878
Sammanfattning : The early nineteenth century saw the emergence of institutional psychiatry across Europe. Aware that Sweden had fallen behind in this development, Parliament decreed in 1823 that a number of specialised institutions for the care of the insane were to be established. The Vadstena asylum, opened in 1826, was the first such institution in Sweden. LÄS MER
5. Mandom och mödom : Sexualitet, homosocialitet och aristokratisk identitet på det senmedeltida Island
Sammanfattning : The purpose of this study is to show how political and sexual strategies interacted when the Icelandic elite was reorganized in the late Middle Ages. During the years 1262 through 1264, the Icelanders agreed to pay tax to the Norwegian king and thus Iceland evolved into a more organized and hierarchical society. LÄS MER