Search for dissertations about: "importance of women education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 swedish dissertations containing the words importance of women education.

  1. 1. Adolescent pregnancies in Nicaragua. The importance of education

    Author : Elmer Zelaya Blandon; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : adolescent; contraception; sexuality; pregnancy; gender; education; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : Early adolescent pregnancy implies increased social and medical risks. There is lack of understanding of the mechanisms behind early sexual debut and pregnancy. This contributes to the difficulties to meet the educational and health care needs of adolescents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women´s Experience of a myocardial infarction

    Author : Annica Sjöström-Strand; Barns och familjers hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; myocardial infarction; women; content analysis; phenomenographicmethod; stress; coping; rehabilitation; primary health care;

    Abstract : Background: Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the sleading cause of mortality in men and women in Western society. Few studies of CHD have been performed on women or with a focus on cardiac risk factors in women’s lives. Results from studies of men have been generalized to women, which may be inappropriate or even dangerous. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bringing women into computer engineering : Curriculum reform processes at two institutes of technology

    Author : Minna Salminen-Karlsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Engineering education; curriculum development; female students; Bourdieu; gender contract;

    Abstract : This study looks at curriculum reform processes at two Swedish institutes of technology in a gender perspective and relates them to two social theories: the reproduction theory of Bourdieu & Passeron and the gender contract theory of Yvonne Hirdman.The aim of the reform processes was to make educational programmes in computer engineering more attractive to female students. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality : Identity Formation among Iranian- Swedish Women

    Author : Fataneh Farahani; Lena Gerholm; Beverley Skeggs; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; women’s sexuality; discursive analysis; gender; Islam; Iran; Sweden; veil; virginity; migration; diaspora; agency; hybrid identity; cultural routes; Orientalism; narrative; Ethnology; Etnologi; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the sexuality of Iranian women living in Sweden. Considering sexuality as gendered and socio-culturally constructed, I examine the impact of Iranian Islamic discourses, contemporary socialization and migration on women’s narrations of sexuality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gendered experiences of work environment : A study of stress and ambiguity among dental students in Sweden

    Author : Ingrid Schéle; Leif Hedman; Anne Hammarström; Eva Bejerot; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; dental students; Swedish dental education; work and organisational theories; gender power relations; ambiguity; perceived stress; satisfaction; grounded theory; content analysis; SEM; cluster analysis; tandläkarstudenter; svensk tandläkarutbildning; arbets- och organisations teorier; genus och makt relationer; ambiguitet; upplevd stress; nöjdhet; grundad teori; innehållsanalys; SEM; kluster analys; Applied psychology; Tillämpad psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how dental students experience their education. We aim to generate ways to understand which elements relate to the students’ experience based on current theories and models regarding the quality of working life and gender (and) power relations. READ MORE