Search for dissertations about: "gender equality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 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; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender studies; gender; equality; inequality; academia; career; socio-bibliometric mapping; meritocracy; discourse; Genusforskning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN 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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anne-Charlott Callerstig; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Pär Zetterberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; quotas; gender; women; equality; representation; participation; candidate selection; Latin America; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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. Gender equality and health experiences workplace patterns in Northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Sofia Elwér; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : 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

  5. 5. "Other Guys Don't Hang Out Like This" : Gendered Friendship Politics Among Swedish, Middle-Class Men

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Centrum för Genusvetenskap, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Klara Goedecke; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Masculinity; men; gender; friendship; male friendship; intimacy; disclosing intimacy; conversations; self-development; lads; emotion work; positioning; queer temporalities; friendship temporalities; homosociality; gender equality; Sweden; interview interaction; qualitative interviews; cross-sex interviews; politics; gender politics; masculine positions; middle-class; class; niceness; homophobia; Manlighet; män; genus; genusforskning; vänskap; manlig vänskap; intimitet; samtal; personlig utveckling; grabbar; grabbighet; emotionellt arbete; homosocialitet; könsroller; jämställdhet; Sverige; intervjuinteraktion; kvalitativ metod; forskningsmetodik; queer temporalitet; vänskapstemporalitet; intervjuinteraktion; intervjuer med män; politik; genuspolitik; maskulina positioner; medelklass; klass; svenskhet; trevlighet; homofobi; Genusvetenskap; Gender Studies;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis is to deepen the understanding of men’s friendships, in relation to gender, sexuality, power, masculine positions, feminisms and gender equality. The thesis draws upon in-depth interviews conducted individually and with pairs of men, between 25 and 49 years old, predominantly well-educated, white, straight and working white-collar or cultural jobs, twenty in total. READ MORE