Search for dissertations about: "sex equality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 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; Ronnie Eklund; Clare McGlynn; [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. 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; Jonas Tallberg; Catharine A. MacKinnon; Amy Mazur; [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

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

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

    Author : Caroline Sörgjerd; Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg; Anna Singer; Eva Ryrstedt; []
    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

  4. 4. Media Influence on Pollution, and Gender Equality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Pamela Campa; David Strömberg; Tommaso Nannicini; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Newspapers; Toxic Emissions; Gender Quotas; Female Politicians; Sex-Role Attitudes; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays.The first essay, "Press and Leaks: Do Newspapers Reduce Toxic Emissions?", uses data on plant-level emissions in 2001-2009 from the Toxic Release Inventory of the US Environmental Protection Agency, coupled with data on location and content of newspapers, to investigate whether media coverage induces firms to reduce toxic emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Liberty Revisited. A Historical and Systematic Account of an Egalitarian Conception of Liberty and Legitimacy

    University dissertation from Bokbox förlag

    Author : Lena Halldenius; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of philosophy; welfare state; discrimination; subordination; socioeconomics; power; gender; Pettit; Wollstonecraft; Mill; Locke; Kant; equality; non-domination; liberty; legitimacy; history of ideas; Filosofins historia; idéhistoria; Political history; Politisk historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation argues for an interpretation of liberty in terms of non-domination rather than non-interference, that non-domination can work as an independent criterion of political legitimacy, and that non-domination includes an approximation of equality in socioeconomic goods. In the first part, four theories of liberty and power – those of Kant, Locke, J. READ MORE