Search for dissertations about: "perceived discrimination"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the words perceived discrimination.

  1. 1. Essays on Discrimination and Corruption

    University dissertation from Institute for International Economics Studies

    Author : Gisela Waisman; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Discrimination; Mobility; Wages; Unemployment; Vacancies; Corruption; Voting; ECB; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four papers, summarized as follows."Do attitudes towards immigrants matter?" analyses the consequences of negative attitudes towards immigrants to Sweden. If attitudes changed from the average level to the most positive level, the wage earned by a well educated immigrant from a non developed country would increase by 12%. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social psychological barriers to a gender balanced labor market: The role of gender identity threats, friendship priorities, and perceived discrimination

    University dissertation from Institute for International Economics Studies

    Author : Samantha Sinclair; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; occupational preferences; gender typed choice; career compromise; gender identity threat; friendship; perceived discrimination; social psychology; vocational psychology; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Den horisontella segregeringen på grund av kön är idag den största på arbetsmarknaden; betydligt större än bland annat segregering på grund av etnicitet. Trots att vi kommit långt med arbetet för jämställdhet, tenderar män och kvinnor fortfarande att välja olika typer av utbildningar och yrken. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Labor Market Disparities and Discrimination : Immigration, Education and Gender

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Gülay Özcan; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigrants; education; employment; discrimination; gender wage gap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four papers, summarized as follows.Do Host Country Educations Even Out the Playing Field? Immigrant-Native Labor Market Gaps in Sweden This study follows a cohort of students from Swedish compulsory school graduation in 1988 until 2002 to document differences in education, including grades and field of education, and labor market outcomes between immigrants and natives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Yellow Stars and Trouser Inspections Jewish Testimonies from Hungary, 1920–1945

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Laura Palosuo; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; Historia; History; History; Jewish history; Hungary; survivor testimonies; experiences; Holocaust; discrimination; antisemitism; anti-Jewish legislation; persecution; genocide; interwar period; Second World War; gender; age; social class; geographical location; intersectionality; oral history; Historia;

    Abstract : This study analyzes narratives of individual Jewish experiences of discrimination and genocidal violence in Hungary during the period of 1920–1945. The aim is to increase our knowledge and understanding of the events through an investigation of survivor testimonies concerning anti-Jewish laws and the Holocaust. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evolution of Mimicry and Aposematism Explained: Salient Traits and Predator Psychology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Baharan Kazemi; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; imperfect mimicry; mimicry evolution; predator learning; discrimination; generalization; salience; overshadowing; aposematism; warning signal evolution; generalization bias; peak shift; etologi; Ethology;

    Abstract : Aposematic species have evolved conspicuous warning signals, such as bright colors and striking patterns, to deter predators. Some edible and harmless species take advantage of this deterrent effect by mimicking their appearance. Mimicry is a great example of how natural selection produces remarkable adaptations. READ MORE