Search for dissertations about: "gender attitudes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 165 swedish dissertations containing the words gender attitudes.

  1. 1. Facets of Gender : Analyses of the Family and the Labour Market

    Author : Marie Evertsson; Jan O. Jonsson; Paula England; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Gender; housework; household work; gender equality; gender attitudes; dependence; labour market; children; family; on-the-job training; divorce; promotion; occupational change; division of work; Sociology; 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

  2. 2. Gender, Work, and Attitudes

    Author : Andreas Kotsadam; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; parental leave; natural experiments; causality; attitudes; informal care; female labor supply.;

    Abstract : Paper 1: The long term effect of own and spousal parental leave on mothers’ earnings We take advantage of the introduction of a Norwegian parental leave reform in 1993 to identify the causal effect of parental leave on mothers’ long-term earnings. The reform raised the total leave period by seven weeks, but reserved four weeks for the father. READ MORE

  3. 3. “I am solely a professional – neutral and genderless” : on gender bias and gender awareness in the medical profession

    Author : Gunilla Risberg; Toine Lagro-Janssen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Gender; gender bias; gender awareness; physicians; clinical decision-making; research evaluation; medical education; medical teachers; tutors; division of labour; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; health services research;

    Abstract : Aim: During the last decades research has reported seemingly unjustified differences between how women and men are perceived as patients, medical students and physicians. Most studies have been performed outside Scandinavia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teenagers and Food : The Impact of Culture and Gender on Attitudes towards Food

    Author : Annika Wesslén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Teenagers; focus groups; culture; gender; food habits; behaviour; attitudes; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap;

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  5. 5. Essays on Risk Attitudes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Mohammad H. Sepahvand; Ranjula Bali; Chuan-Zhong Li; Supriya Garikipati; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk attitudes; determinants of risk taking; test-retest reliability; gender; inter and multigenerational transmission; socialization; family background; sibling correlations; exogenous shock; revolution; gender differences; agriculture; productivity; Burkina Faso; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I (submitted): Risk-taking is an important topic in Africa, as access to financial institutions and social security is scarce. Data on risk attitudes in Africa is limited and the available data collected might not be reliable. READ MORE