Search for dissertations about: "gender issues"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 223 swedish dissertations containing the words gender issues.

  1. 1. Gender, Technology and Knowledge

    Author : Sara Goodman; Genusvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Studies of Science and Technolgy STS ; Sweden; Gender; sociology; computerization; globalization; gender and work; gender division of labor; midwifery; midwives; India; reproductive technology; globalisation;

    Abstract : During the last 15 years questions concerning gender, technology and knowledge, have become increasingly recognized as central to the field of the sociology of technology. Nonetheless, critical questions remain unanswered. These issues are addressed here through investigations of the relationship between gender, work, knowledge and technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Figuring Worlds; Imagining Paths : A Feminist Exploration of Identities in Higher Education Biology

    Author : Katerina Pia Günter; Annica Gullberg; Ingrid Ahnesjö; Karin S. Lindelöf; Maria Berge; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Biology Education; Communities of Practice; Discourse Analysis; Feminist Science Studies; Figured Worlds; Gender; Higher Education; Science Education; Science Identity; Genusvetenskap; Gender Studies; Pedagogik; Education; Biologi; Biology;

    Abstract : Higher education biology is a natural science discipline that is numerically female biased on undergraduate level across most international contexts. In Sweden, Germany, and the UK, for example, more than 60% of all undergraduate students are women. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the Ontology of Love, Sexuality and Power : Towards a Feminist-Realist Depth Approach

    Author : Lena Gunnarsson; Liisa Husu; Andrew Sayer; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Roy Bhaskar; critical realism; dialectical critical realism; feminist theory; gender; Anna G. Jónasdóttir; love power; new materialism; ontology; philosophy of metaReality; sexuality; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap;

    Abstract : The thesis offers a theoretical account of how and why, in contemporary western societies characterized by formal-legal equality and women’s relative economic independence, women continue to be subordinated to men through sexuality and love. By means of an innovative application of Roy Bhaskar’s critical realism, dialectical critical realism and philosophy of metaReality, it investigates and elaborates Anna G. READ MORE

  4. 4. “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

  5. 5. Constituting the Healthy Employee? : Governing gendered subjects in workplace health promotion

    Author : Erika Björklund; Britt-Marie Berge; Jan Wright; Håkan Larsson; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Workplace health promotion; health education; physical activity; diet; discourse; governmentality; bio-power; gender; Education; Pedagogik; Gender studies; Genus; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : With a post-structural approach and an analytical focus on processes of governmentality and biopower, this study is concerned with how discourses of health are contextualized in educational practice and interaction between educators and participants in workplace health promotion (WHP) interventions. Of concern are issues of the discursive production, regulation and representation of power, knowledge and subjects as gendered beings in workplace health promotion interventions. READ MORE