Search for dissertations about: "equality law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words equality law.

  1. 1. Searching for Equality Sex Discrimination, Parental Leave and the Swedish Model With Comparisons to EU, UK and US Law

    University dissertation from Iustus förlag

    Author : Laura Carlson; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Swedish employment discrimination law; Swedish Labour Court; EU employment discrimination law; UK employment discrimination law; US employment discrimination law; Equal Opportunity Law; Equal Pay Act; Title VII; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Private law Labour law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Civilrätt Arbetsrätt;

    Abstract : Achieving economic equality between men and women is a challenge to every country. The approach taken politically and legally in Sweden is to encourage a greater economic independence of women from the family through paid work, as well encouraging men to assume a greater share of unpaid work, particularly parental leave, resulting in a lessening of the double burden of work for women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nation States and Minority Rights : A Constitutional Law Analysis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Christina Johnsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Law; rättsvetenskap; juridik; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK; Constitutional Law; konstitutionell rätt;

    Abstract : There are approximately fifteen thousand cultures in the world, five thousand ethnic communities, and over six hundred living language groups. There are, however, only approximately 192 nation states. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Politics of Legal Challenges to Pornography: Canada, Sweden, and the United States

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Max Waltman; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pornography; prostitution; trafficking; gender-based violence; sex equality; intersectionality; freedom of speech; democracy; sexual abuse; comparative politics; civil rights; comparative law; equality law; violence against women; Canada; Sweden; United States; judicial politics; legislative politics; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The dissertation analyzes obstacles and potential in democracies, specifically Canada, Sweden, and United States, to effectively address empirically documented harms of pornography. Legislative and judicial challenges under different democratic and legal frameworks are compared. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reconstructing Marriage in a Changing Legal and Societal Landscape : Challenges of New Cohabitation Models in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Caroline Sörgjerd; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Marriage; legal development; the Code of 1734; the Marriage Code of 1920; the Marriage Code of 1987; same-sex marriage; registered partnership; cohabitation without marriage; cohabitees act; equality; discrimination; human rights; EU law; the Netherlands; Spain; wellfare state; cohabitation models; change; Äktenskap; rättsutveckling; 1734 års lag; giftermålsbalken; äktenskapsbalken; samkönat äktenskap; registrerat partnerskap; samboende utom äktenskap; sambor; sambolag; jämställdhet; diskriminering; mänskliga rättigheter; EU rätt; Nederländerna; Spanien; välfärdsstat; samlevnadsformer; förändring; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK;

    Abstract : What is marriage? From a legal point of view, marriage is a contract which establishes a civil status. However, marriage is no ordinary contract. There is also a symbolic dimension to marriage, which cannot easily be understood from a strictly legal perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Minding Equality: Compulsory Mental Health Interventions and the CRPD : Compulsory Mental Health Interventions and the CRPD

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Anna Nilsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; CRPD; mental health law; compulsory psychiatric care; discrimination; equal treatment; proportionality; Robert Alexy; public international law; human rights; Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; CRPD; diskriminering; likabehandling; Robert Alexy; proportionalitet; folkrätt; mänskliga rättigheter;

    Abstract : This study delineates the permissible scope for compulsory mental health interventions under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). It was initially triggered by two competing positions within the current debate over the future of coercive psychiatry; a practice that is still omnipresent among states worldwide. READ MORE