Search for dissertations about: "Sofia Björk"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Sofia Björk.

  1. 1. Gender and Emotions in Family Care – Understanding masculinity and gender equality in Sweden

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Sofia Björk; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; doing gender; re-doing gender; undoing gender; moral intelligibility; masculinities; emotion management; empathic imagination; fatherhood; parenthood; eldercare; sons’ caregiving; gender equality; liveability; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses care responsibilities in families as an arena for gender reproduction and change, primarily in the Swedish context, which includes a long history of gender equality policies, and broad public support for ideals of gender equality. The overall aim is to contribute to understanding of how gender continues to be given relevance in family caregiving when caregivers, in their efforts to form liveable and emotionally sustainable lives, make them-selves intelligible in relation to sometimes conflicting norms and ideals of care, work and gender equality. READ MORE