Search for dissertations about: "gender"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1886 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. Feminism and the Academy. Exploring the Politics of Institutionalization in Gender Studies in Sweden

    University dissertation from Lunds Univ., Dept. of Sociology

    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

  4. 4. Facets of Gender Analyses of the Family and the Labour Market

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutet för social forskning (SOFI)

    Author : Marie Evertsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; housework; household work; gender equality; gender attitudes; dependence; labour market; children; family; on-the-job training; divorce; promotion; occupational change; division of work; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis contains four different studies on the dynamics of gender in households and workplaces. The relationship between family life and work life is in focus, particularly in the paper on labour market outcomes after divorce.In the introductory chapter, the Swedish context is briefly described. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender and physiology in ice hockey a multidimensional study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Kajsa Gilenstam; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; physiology; gender; sports medicine; ice hockey; women s sport; athletic performance; social conditions; qualitative method; quantitative method; exercise tests; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Sports; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Idrott; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; Physiology; fysiologi;

    Abstract : Background That men are prioritised over women has been called the “gender regime in sport”, and has in part been explained by the gender difference in performance. However, gender differences in physical performance between women and men can be debated to depend on how comparisons are made and on the fact that there are many different confounders that may influence the results. READ MORE