Search for dissertations about: "gender"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1926 swedish dissertations containing the word gender.

  1. 1. Gender, Technology and Knowledge

    University dissertation from Lunds Univ., Dept. of Sociology

    Author : Sara Goodman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1995]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Studies of Science and Technolgy STS ; Sweden; Gender; sociology; computerization; globalization; gender and work; gender division of labor; midwifery; midwives; India; reproductive technology; globalisation;

    Abstract : Gender, Technology and Knowledge During the last 15 years questions concerning gender, technology and knowledge, have become increasingly recognized as central to the field of the sociology of technology. Nonetheless, critical questions remain unanswered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mapping Gender in Academic Workplaces Ways of reproducing gender inequality within the discourse of equality

    University dissertation from Lunds Univ., Dept. of Sociology

    Author : Paula Mählck; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender studies; gender; equality; inequality; academia; career; socio-bibliometric mapping; meritocracy; discourse; Genusforskning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Sweden is often described as one of the best countries in the world for women to live in. Despite this and despite a number of equal opportunity interventions within the area of higher education from the mid 1990s and on, Sweden follows the international pattern of the "leaking pipeline" when it comes to gender distribution in academia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women's cattle ownership in Botswana Rebranding gender relations?

    University dissertation from Uppsala : SLU Service/Repro

    Author : Andrea Petitt; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; gender; women; livestock; cattle; ownership; property; commercialization. change; intersectionality;

    Abstract : Cattle are often portrayed as a male affair in Botswana. However, venturing out into the Kalahari countryside to scratch the surface of this state of affairs, another picture emerges. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Other Guys Don't Hang Out Like This" : Gendered Friendship Politics Among Swedish, Middle-Class Men

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Centrum för Genusvetenskap, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Klara Goedecke; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Masculinity; men; gender; friendship; male friendship; intimacy; disclosing intimacy; conversations; self-development; lads; emotion work; positioning; queer temporalities; friendship temporalities; homosociality; gender equality; Sweden; interview interaction; qualitative interviews; cross-sex interviews; politics; gender politics; masculine positions; middle-class; class; niceness; homophobia; Manlighet; män; genus; genusforskning; vänskap; manlig vänskap; intimitet; samtal; personlig utveckling; grabbar; grabbighet; emotionellt arbete; homosocialitet; könsroller; jämställdhet; Sverige; intervjuinteraktion; kvalitativ metod; forskningsmetodik; queer temporalitet; vänskapstemporalitet; intervjuinteraktion; intervjuer med män; politik; genuspolitik; maskulina positioner; medelklass; klass; svenskhet; trevlighet; homofobi; Genusvetenskap; Gender Studies;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis is to deepen the understanding of men’s friendships, in relation to gender, sexuality, power, masculine positions, feminisms and gender equality. The thesis draws upon in-depth interviews conducted individually and with pairs of men, between 25 and 49 years old, predominantly well-educated, white, straight and working white-collar or cultural jobs, twenty in total. READ MORE

  5. 5. Feminism and the Academy. Exploring the Politics of Institutionalization in Gender Studies in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Centrum för Genusvetenskap, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Mia Liinason; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; feminism; Academy; gender; hegemony; institutionalization; Women s Gender Feminist Studies; transformation; knowledge production; interdisciplinarity;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to analyze the process of institutionalization and neo-/interdisciplinarization in Women’s/Gender/Feminist Studies (WGFS) in Sweden, and the construction of feminist knowledge within this process. Furthermore, the thesis aims to contribute to the feminist debates on academic feminism as a transformative project. READ MORE