Search for dissertations about: "Gender Differences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 789 swedish dissertations containing the words Gender Differences.

  1. 1. Gender Matters : Differences and change in disability and health among our oldest women and men

    Author : Pär Schön; Marti G. Parker; Mats Thorslund; Boo Johansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oldest old; gender differences; health trends; disability; care utilization; healthy life expectancy; Sweden; Social work; Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates gender differences in health and how they have changed between 1992 and 2002 among very old people. It explores gender differences in the association between disability and health, and gender differences in care utilization among our oldest old people. READ MORE

  2. 2. Facets of Gender : Analyses of the Family and the Labour Market

    Author : Marie Evertsson; Jan O. Jonsson; Paula England; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Gender; housework; household work; gender equality; gender attitudes; dependence; labour market; children; family; on-the-job training; divorce; promotion; occupational change; division of work; Sociology; 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

  3. 3. Gender and physiology in ice hockey : a multidimensional study

    Author : Kajsa Gilenstam; Karin Henriksson-Larsén; Kim Thorsen; Staffan Karp; Carl Johan Sundberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; physiology; gender; sports medicine; ice hockey; women s sport; athletic performance; social conditions; qualitative method; quantitative method; exercise tests; Sports; Idrott; Gender studies; 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

  4. 4. Social inequity in health : Explanation from a life course and gender perspective

    Author : Masuma Novak; Christina Ahlgren; Anne Hammarström; Kate Hunt; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social inequity; pathways; social causation; life course; gender; intersectionality; smoking; musculoskeletal disorders; obesity; social mobility; Sweden; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Gender studies; Genus; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; health services research; näringslära; Nutrition; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: A boy child born in a Gothenburg suburb has a life expectancy that is nine years shorter than that of another child just 23 km away, and among girls the difference is five years. There is no necessary biological reason to this observed difference. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender equality and health experiences : workplace patterns in Northern Sweden

    Author : Sofia Elwér; Anne Hammarström; Annika Härenstam; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender equality; workplace; health experiences; focus groups; cluster analysis; gender; work environment; gender regimes; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Gendered practices of working life create gender inequalities through horizontal and vertical gender segregation in work, which may lead to gender inequalities in health experiences. The workplace is an important part of the social circumstances under which health opportunities and constraints are shaped. READ MORE