Search for dissertations about: "gender norms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 170 swedish dissertations containing the words gender norms.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Essays on Social Norms and Economic Change

    Author : Karl Mcshane; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Norms; Gender norms; Executive recruitment; Generalized trust; Immigration; business incubators; Entrepreneurship; Social norms; gender norms; entrepreneurship; business incubators; immigration; generalized trust; social trust;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of three empirical essays concerning social norms and their effect on economic outcomes. Each essays discusses a seperate subject. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carving out collective spaces : Exploring the complexities of gender and everyday stressors within rural youth leisure

    Author : Anne Gotfredsen; Evelina Landstedt; Isabel Goicolea; Sanna Aaltonen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth mental health; stressors; leisure participation; gender; femininities; rurality; precarity; space and place; visual methods; ethnography; Public health; folkhälsa; genusvetenskap; gender studies;

    Abstract : Background: The reasons why young people are increasingly suffering frommental health problems, and the opportunities to turn this development aroundare globally debated. Stressors such as education, relationships, futuretrajectories of housing and employment all constitute important factors affectingyoung people’s mental health, leading to stress and achievement pressureespecially among girls and young women. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moving thresholds : body narratives within the vicinity of gym and fitness culture

    Author : Greta Bladh; Jesper Andreasson; Linda Sandberg; Åsa Bäckström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender; gym and fitness; thresholds; body narrative; vulnerable inclusiveness; genusvetenskap; gender studies; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates thresholds that impede bodies from moving to, and within, gym and fitness sites. Thresholds are here understood as gendered social constructs and norms, which direct bodies in certain ways, and thus circumscribing potential movements and capabilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Soviet People with Female Bodies : Performing Beauty and Maternity in Soviet Russia in the mid 1930-1960s

    Author : Yulia Gradskova; Lisa Öberg; Helene Carlbäck; Lynne Attwood; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oral history; Soviet Russia; maternity; beauty; everyday life; memory; body; normality; femininity; gender; intersectionality; History; Historia; historia; History; Gender studies; Genus;

    Abstract : The everyday practices of maternity and beauty are important for the enactment of femininity. This dissertation deals with femininities created in the context of changing ideas about “normality” in Soviet Russia during the mid 1930s-1960s and explores a diversity of norms, discourses and rituals. READ MORE