Search for dissertations about: "women"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3772 swedish dissertations containing the word women.

  1. 1. Watching women, falling women Power and dialogue in three novels by Margaret Atwood

    Author : Katarina Gregersdotter; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Atwood; cyborg; dialogics; dualism; falling; femininity; feminism; friendship; gender studies; literature analysis; mobility; place; power; storytelling; watching; water; women;

    Abstract :  This study examines the three novelsCat s Eye, The Robber Bride, and Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood. It focuses on the female characters and their relationships to each other: Their friendships are formed in a patriarchally structured environment and are therefore arenas for defending and controlling the norms of such a structure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rural Women in Bangladesh : The Legal Status of Women and the Relationship between NGOs and Religious Groups

    University dissertation from History of Religions, Lund University

    Author : Abdel Baten Miaji; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NGOs; Islamology; Women in Bangladesh; nongovernment institutions; Gender; Rural Bangladesh; Qur an; Legal status of women; Islamists; Bangladeshi girls; Bangladesh; Village women; Islam; Women; Hadith; History of Religion;

    Abstract : Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world. In spite of political turmoil, frequent natural disasters and widespread corruption it has, in less than four decades after its birth as an independent state, gained visible success in human development - especially the education of women and girls, family planning and health, and microcredit to the poor. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pain among women Prospective population studies from a biopsychosocial perspective on pain

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Johanna Thomtén; Örjan Sundin; Joaquim J. F. Soares; Bo Melin; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; psychosocial factors; pain; socio-economic status; quality of life; burnout; women;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the role of different psychosocial factors in the course of pain over time in a general population sample of women in Sweden. The main aim was to identify and quantify such factors as predictors of pain, pain-related disability and quality of life within a biopsychosocial framework for the understanding of the pain experience over time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Take a Walk on the Wild Side : The Behaviour, Attitude and Identity of Women Approached by Satyrs on Attic Red-Figure Vases from 530 to 400 BC

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Anna Lindblom; Gunnel Ekroth; Judith M. Barringer; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Attic vase-painting; red-figure; women; satyrs; Dionysian women; Dionysian attributes; nakedness; hetaira; maenads; nymphs; movement; women in rest; women reclining; body care; sex; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; classical; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi; klassisk; antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History;

    Abstract : This study examines the behaviour, attitude and identity of women approached by satyrs on Attic red-figure vases from 530 to 400 BC and in particular how modern conceptions have influenced earlier interpretations of these women. In order to illustrate the diversity of the interactions between women and satyrs, five motifs have been chosen for study – Movement, Rest, Reclining, Body care and Sex. READ MORE

  5. 5. Abused Women Health, Somatization, and Posttraumatic Stress

    University dissertation from Institutionen för molekylär och klinisk medicin

    Author : Charlotta Samelius; Klaas Wijma; Barbro Wijma; Gun Wingren; Elisabet Sundbom; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Abuse; Prevalence; Psychological health; Somatization; Posttraumatic stress; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to estimate the lifetime prevalence of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse in a random population-based sample of women aged 18-60 years; to estimate current suffering thereof; and to investigate associations between abuse and health problems, more specifically to study abuse related variables associated with somatization and PTSD, respectively.The studies had a cross-sectional design. READ MORE