Search for dissertations about: "equality law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words equality law.

  1. 1. Child Support Law in California and Sweden a Comparison Across Welfare State Models

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Elizabeth Stuart Perry; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child support; family law; comparative law; comparative family law; Scandinavia; welfare state; California family law; Swedish family law; welfare law; financial consequences of divorce; solo parent households; sociology of the family; social democratic welfare state model; liberal welfare state model; child support reform; child support enforcement; child maintenance; United States child support; child support theory; underhåll till barn; underhållsbidrag; underhållsstöd; välfärdsmodeller; Kalifornien; amerikansk familjerätt; familjerätt; family law;

    Abstract : Ensuring just distribution of and adequate funding for children whose parents do not live together is a global legal challenge. It affects many families as well as every legal jurisdiction’s welfare state and family law. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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