Search for dissertations about: "sex equality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words sex equality.

  1. 1. Searching for Equality Sex Discrimination, Parental Leave and the Swedish Model With Comparisons to EU, UK and US Law

    University dissertation from Iustus förlag

    Author : Laura Carlson; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Swedish employment discrimination law; Swedish Labour Court; EU employment discrimination law; UK employment discrimination law; US employment discrimination law; Equal Opportunity Law; Equal Pay Act; Title VII; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Private law Labour law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Civilrätt Arbetsrätt;

    Abstract : Achieving economic equality between men and women is a challenge to every country. The approach taken politically and legally in Sweden is to encourage a greater economic independence of women from the family through paid work, as well encouraging men to assume a greater share of unpaid work, particularly parental leave, resulting in a lessening of the double burden of work for women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender equality and health experiences workplace patterns in Northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Sofia Elwér; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender equality; workplace; health experiences; focus groups; cluster analysis; gender; work environment; gender regimes; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Gendered practices of working life create gender inequalities through horizontal and vertical gender segregation in work, which may lead to gender inequalities in health experiences. The workplace is an important part of the social circumstances under which health opportunities and constraints are shaped. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Politics of Legal Challenges to Pornography: Canada, Sweden, and the United States

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Max Waltman; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pornography; prostitution; trafficking; gender-based violence; sex equality; intersectionality; freedom of speech; democracy; sexual abuse; comparative politics; civil rights; comparative law; equality law; violence against women; Canada; Sweden; United States; judicial politics; legislative politics; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The dissertation analyzes obstacles and potential in democracies, specifically Canada, Sweden, and United States, to effectively address empirically documented harms of pornography. Legislative and judicial challenges under different democratic and legal frameworks are compared. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pride and Prejudice Lesbian Families in Contemporary Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anna Malmquist; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lesbian family; same-sex parents; heteronormativity; homonormativity; fertility treatment; maternity care; healthcare; second-parent adoption; equality; donor; discursive psychology; thematic analysis; Lesbisk familj; samkönade föräldrar; regnbågsfamilj; heteronormativitet; homonormativitet; bemötande; mödravård; fertilitetsbehandling; närståendeadoption; jämställdhet; donator; regnbågsbarn; diskursiv psykologi; tematisk analys;

    Abstract : Options and possibilities for lesbian parents have changed fundamentally since the turn of the millennium. A legal change in 2003 enabled a same-sex couple  to share legal parenthood of the same child. An additional legal change, in 2005, gave lesbian couples access to fertility treatment within public healthcare in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reconstructing Marriage in a Changing Legal and Societal Landscape : Challenges of New Cohabitation Models in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Caroline Sörgjerd; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Marriage; legal development; the Code of 1734; the Marriage Code of 1920; the Marriage Code of 1987; same-sex marriage; registered partnership; cohabitation without marriage; cohabitees act; equality; discrimination; human rights; EU law; the Netherlands; Spain; wellfare state; cohabitation models; change; Äktenskap; rättsutveckling; 1734 års lag; giftermålsbalken; äktenskapsbalken; samkönat äktenskap; registrerat partnerskap; samboende utom äktenskap; sambor; sambolag; jämställdhet; diskriminering; mänskliga rättigheter; EU rätt; Nederländerna; Spanien; välfärdsstat; samlevnadsformer; förändring; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK;

    Abstract : What is marriage? From a legal point of view, marriage is a contract which establishes a civil status. However, marriage is no ordinary contract. There is also a symbolic dimension to marriage, which cannot easily be understood from a strictly legal perspective. READ MORE