Search for dissertations about: "gender"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2326 swedish dissertations containing the word gender.

  1. 1. Social inequity in health : Explanation from a life course and gender perspective

    Author : Masuma Novak; Christina Ahlgren; Anne Hammarström; Kate Hunt; Umeå universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social inequity; pathways; social causation; life course; gender; intersectionality; smoking; musculoskeletal disorders; obesity; social mobility; Sweden; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Gender studies; Genus; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; health services research; näringslära; Nutrition; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; Social environment; Social class; Life style; Obesity etiology; Smoking epidemiology; Musculoskeletal diseases etiology; Intersektionalitet; Socioekonomi; Hälsa vikten rökning Sverige; Sjukdomar kropp levnadsförhållanden; Klasstillhörighet genus utbildning; Social inequity; Pathways; Social causation; Life course; Gender; Intersectionality; Social mobility4; Socioeconomics; Health obesity smoking Sweden; Diseases body living conditions; Class affinity gender education;

    Abstract : Background: A boy child born in a Gothenburg suburb has a life expectancy that is nine years shorter than that of another child just 23 km away, and among girls the difference is five years. There is no necessary biological reason to this observed difference. READ MORE

  2. 2. After idealism and difference : subjects of yellow feelings and sentimental narratives of migration

    Author : Lan Kieu; Maria Carbin; Linda Berg; Lene Myong; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Idealism; difference; universality; ethics; ethnicity; love; migration; endurance; mimetic desire; monolingualism; power; gratitude; agency.; genusvetenskap; gender studies;

    Abstract : After Idealism and Difference is a critical and ethical project of reading the postcolonial other. Taking a void from postcolonial and poststructuralist feminist critique, my thesis aims to deconstruct the privilege of the “marginalia” as the beloved object of feminist scholarship. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

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

    Author : Klara Goedecke; Roger Klinth; Jenny Björklund; Jeff Hearn; Sasha Roseneil; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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