Search for dissertations about: "Traditional gender roles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words Traditional gender roles.

  1. 1. Women and men in management : Stereotypes, evaluation and discourse

    Author : Hanna Li Kusterer; Henry Montgomery; Torun Lindholm; Marloes van Engen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; gender; management; leadership; stereotypes; gender typing; liberal discourse; ideology; agency; communion; social roles; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Very few women hold top corporate positions in Sweden, and women are underrepresented as managers in all work sectors. The present thesis examined stereotypes, perceptions and presuppositions about women, men and management with a combination of perspectives from social and organizational psychology, discourse analysis and gender in organization research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Female employment, gender roles, and attitudes : The Baltic countries in a broader context

    Author : Akvilė Motiejūnaitė; Paavo Bergman; Sven EO Hort; Gillian Pascall; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; female employment; work; gender-role attitudes; family models; breadwinner; traditionalism; social change; cross-national comparisons; Estonia; Germany; Latvia; Lithuania; Russia; Sweden; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four constituent studies exploring several common themes: female participation in employment, normative assumptions regarding the proper roles of males and females, and social change. The underlying focus is gendered division of work, which is explored through the concept of family models. READ MORE

  3. 3. Struggling for clarity : cultural context, gender and a concept of depression in general practice

    Author : Arja Lehti; Anne Hammarström; Bengt Mattson; Birgitta Hovelius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; depression; gender; ethnicity; qualitative research; general practice; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Many depressed patients attend primary health care, and minority-group patients often see general practitioners for depressive symptoms. The diagnosis and classification criteria of depression and guidelines for management are based on symptoms. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Afghan Dilemma: Education, Gender and Globalisation in an Islamic Context

    Author : Pia Karlsson; Amir Mansory; Holger Daun; David Stephens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic education; Western type of education; girls’ education; farz; maktab; madrasa; adab; akhlaq; Islam; globalisation; gender; folk theory; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : Afghanistan has a long history of Islamic education while Western type of education (maktab) is of more recent date. The latter type of education has expanded rapidly recently. However, girls’ enrolment remains low, around 35 per cent.The present study examines children’s, particularly girls’, participation in the two educational systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Class and gender in Russian welfare policies : Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges

    Author : Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; class; gender; welfare policies; social policy; Russia; social work profession; ideology; institutions; culture; actors;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to explore the gendered and classed nature of social work and social welfare in Russia to show how social policy can be a part of and reinforce marginalisation. The overall research question is in what ways class and gender are constructed in Russian social work practice and welfare rhetoric through Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges? In addition, which actors contribute to the constitution of social work values and how this value system affects the agency of the clients? This study focuses on contradictory ideologies that are shaped in discursive formations of social policy, social work training and practice. READ MORE