Search for dissertations about: "Swedish gender equality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the words Swedish gender equality.

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

    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

  2. 2. Business as Usual? Doing gender equality in Swedish forestry work organisations

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå University of Technology

    Author : Maria Johansson; Malin Lindberg; Ulrika Haake; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Feminist action research; Forestry; Gender; Gender equality; Organization; Male dominated industries; Genus och teknik; Gender and Technology; Industriell design; Industrial Design;

    Abstract : The title of this thesis is Business as usual? Doing gender equality in Swedish forestry work organizations and while the latter part, the subtitle, is rather self-explanatory, the former part can be read in different ways. The aim of the thesis is to increase the understanding of the doing of gender equality in the male dominated work organizations of the Swedish forestry sector, and thereby contribute both theoretical and empirical understanding regarding how doing gender equality in the forestry sector relates both to notions of gender and notions of organizations. READ MORE

  3. 3. "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; Roger Klinth; Jenny Björklund; Jeff Hearn; Sasha Roseneil; [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

  4. 4. Gender equality and health experiences workplace patterns in Northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Sofia Elwér; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : 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

  5. 5. 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