Search for dissertations about: "gender norms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 142 swedish dissertations containing the words gender norms.

  1. 1. Essays on Social Norms and Economic Change

    University dissertation from Printed in Sweden by Media-Tryck, Lund University

    Author : Karl Mcshane; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-04-12]
    Keywords : 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

  2. 2. Disability and gender : Autonomy as an indication of adulthood

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Barron; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Autonomy; disability; gender; youth; adulthood; adult identity; normality; ethics; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this dissertation was initially to examine the relationship between a continuedrequirement of practical assistance in adult life and autonomy. As the work has proceeded, thefocus has come to increasingly be on identifying social obstacles to autonomy, particularly fordisabled young women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender and Emotions in Family Care – Understanding masculinity and gender equality in Sweden

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Sofia Björk; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; doing gender; re-doing gender; undoing gender; moral intelligibility; masculinities; emotion management; empathic imagination; fatherhood; parenthood; eldercare; sons’ caregiving; gender equality; liveability; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses care responsibilities in families as an arena for gender reproduction and change, primarily in the Swedish context, which includes a long history of gender equality policies, and broad public support for ideals of gender equality. The overall aim is to contribute to understanding of how gender continues to be given relevance in family caregiving when caregivers, in their efforts to form liveable and emotionally sustainable lives, make them-selves intelligible in relation to sometimes conflicting norms and ideals of care, work and gender equality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender equality and meritocracy

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Stina Powell; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how gender equality measures and discourses are reconciled with notions of merit in academia. Gender equality is often defined as equal rights for women and men and has become a widely accepted political goal and vision. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University, Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Yulia Gradskova; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; oral history; Soviet Russia; maternity; beauty; everyday life; memory; body; normality; femininity; gender; intersectionality; historia; History;

    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