Search for dissertations about: "gender equality."

Showing result 1 - 5 of 131 swedish dissertations containing the words gender equality..

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

    Author : Paula Mählck; Nora Räthzel; Olle Persson; Lis Höjgaard; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender studies; gender; equality; inequality; academia; career; socio-bibliometric mapping; meritocracy; discourse; Genusforskning; Gender studies; 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. Making equality work : Ambiguities, conflicts and change agents in the implementation of equality policies in public sector organisations

    Author : Anne-Charlott Callerstig; Jeff Hearn; Susanne Anderssson; Johanna Kantola; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Change agents; equality; gender; gender mainstreaming; organisation; policy implementation; Förändringsaktörer; genus; jämställdhetsintegrering; jämlikhet; implementering av politiska strategier; organisation;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this study is to contribute to knowledge about the implementation of equality policies in public sector organisations. This is achieved through the development of a theoretical framework of feminist implementation studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Engineering Equality? : Assessing the Multiple Impacts of Electoral Gender Quotas

    Author : Pär Zetterberg; Li Bennich-Björkman; Per Adman; Christina Bergqvist; Anne Maria Holli; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; quotas; gender; women; equality; representation; participation; candidate selection; Latin America; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The driving question of this compilation thesis is whether quotas for political assemblies represent an effective tool for breaking down gender inequality in the political sphere. To put it differently, focus is on the possibilities for policy-makers to engineer equality. READ MORE

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

    Author : Maria Johansson; Malin Lindberg; Ulrika Haake; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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

  5. 5. Gender equality and health experiences : workplace patterns in Northern Sweden

    Author : Sofia Elwér; Anne Hammarström; Annika Härenstam; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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