Search for dissertations about: "women emancipation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words women emancipation.

  1. 1. "Women", welfare, textual politics and critique : different categories of "women", the making of welfare states and emancipation in a Nordic welfare state context

    Author : Mona Livholts; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Academic social work; social categorisation; marginalisation; different categories of women; feminism; the Nordic women-friendly welfare states; emancipation; social construc¬tionism; discourse analysis; individual memory work; academic writing; forms of knowledge; critique; social change; ´women´; welfare; textual politics and critique; Social work; Socialt arbete; Gender studies; Genus;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyse and interpret the relationship between the social construction of different categories of 'women' and the making of welfare states in specific mo­ments of textual politics in a Nordic welfare state context. Furthermore, the aim is to develop a methodology for critical self-reflection in the process Of producing academic knowledge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gendered routes and courses : The socio-spatial mobility of migrants in nineteenth-century Sundsvall, Sweden

    Author : Lotta Vikström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; emancipation; gender; geographical mobility; illegitimacy; industrialization; life-course; migration; nineteenth century; social mobility; women; Sundsvall; Sweden; urbanization;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines migrants during a time of large-scale socio-economic transformations. These changes were particularly evident in the nineteenth-century town of Sundsvall, Sweden, to which thousands of men and women moved. READ MORE

  3. 3. Governing Refugees through Gender Equality : Care, Control, Emancipation

    Author : Elisabeth Olivius; Christine Hudson; Malin Eklund Wimelius; Elisabeth Prügl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Global governance; feminism; gender equality; refugees; refugee camps; humanitarian aid; Bangladesh; Thailand; governmentality; postcolonial feminist theory; freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research;

    Abstract : In recent decades, international feminist activism and research has had significant success in pushing gender issues onto the international agenda and into global governance institutions and processes. The goal of gender equality is now widely accepted and codified in international legal instruments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Challenges and constraints encountered by women and midwives during childbirth in low-income countries : experiences from Angola and Mozambique

    Author : Karen Odberg Pettersson; Karen Odberg Pettersson; Högskolan i Halmstad; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Women; Midwives; Maternal and perinatal care; Care-seeking behaviour; Moulding and dimensions of change; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Women; midwives; quality of; maternal and perinatal care; care-seeking behaviour; moulding and dimensions of change;

    Abstract : This thesis aimed to study the actual and perceived quality of midwifery practices during childbirth at peripheral and central health care levels in two low-income countries, Angola (I-III) and Mozambique (IV-V). Theoretical models interpreting women's and midwives' views have been developed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Emancipation's dead-end roads? : Studies in the formation and development of the Hungarian model for agriculture and gender, 1956-1989

    Author : Ildikó Asztalos Morell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Gender; Agriculture; Co-operative; Emancipation; Rural; Hungary; Welfare; Collective farming; Gender regime; Work organisation; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the formation and development of agricultural production co-operativesin the context of market socialist transition. It examines how changes in the organisation ofproduction and reproduction affected gender relations. READ MORE