Essays about: "Female participation"

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  1. 1. Father groups in Burkina Faso – towards changed behaviors and a reconstruction of masculinities?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Andrea Hallberg; [2017-06-22]
    Keywords : Africa; Burkina Faso; Nakamtenga; Yennenga Progress; father groups; fatherhood; family life; masculinities; gender roles;

    Abstract : Introduction: The importance of the involvement of men when it comes to increasing quality of life for women and children as well as for men themselves are evident, and has been shown repeatedly in academic research. Women globally are the ones responsible for children and household. READ MORE

  2. 2. Female educational enrollment, labor force participation and economics growth - A panel-data study in Europe

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Cecilia Jansson; Evelina Nahtman; [2017-02-17]
    Keywords : Economic growth; education; employment; gender; labor participation;

    Abstract : During the last decades, female engagement in both educational and working activities has rapidly increased in many European countries. Hence, it is of interest to study whether this increase could be of significant importance for the economic growth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female Mediators and the Comprehensiveness of Peace Agreements

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Sarah Hillbert; [2017]
    Keywords : Female mediators; gender-mixed mediation team; mediators; peace agreements; peace negotiations; mediation;

    Abstract : The acknowledgement of women’s important role as mediators in peace negotiations is emerging. However, previous research on the impact of a mediator’s gender in mediation processes does not provide a conclusive answer. READ MORE

  4. 4. ”By the iron hand of oppression" : The performance of the parliamentary election contest in Nottingham and Middlesex 1802-1803

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Blomgren Alvar; [2017]
    Keywords : Georgian elections; political history; history of democracy; Georgian politics; Parlamentary reform; reform movement; radicals; radicalism; Pittite repression; Gagging acts; two acts; seditious meetings act; treason act; habeas corpus suspension act; habeas corpus; Nottingham; Middlesex; 1802 general election; parlamentary elections; controverted elections; 19th century; nineteenth century; treaty of Amiens; Joseph Birch; Daniel Coke; William Mainwaring; Francis Burdett; Mary Rich; Cold Bath prison; newspapers; citizenship; nationality; British national identity; English national identity; gender; masculinity; independence; working-class; lower-class; crowds; women; female; political propaganda; political artifacts; vestiary affronts; space; place; power; emotions; collective emotions; solidarity; doing politics; social practice; practice theory; practice-as-entity; practice-as-performance; Elizabeth Shove; Ducking; spencering; Hanoverian;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate how politics was done at the level of the parliamentary constituencies at the time of the treaty of Amiens 1802-1803. This is achieved through two case studies of the elections in Middlesex and Nottingham, which are investigated as social practices. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Not eager to fit in" : The collective work of creating an alternative cosmology of Heavy Metal

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Lisa Schug; [2017]
    Keywords : Heavy Metal; Cultural Studies; Queer Studies; Gender Studies; Cosmology; Musicology; Community Building;

    Abstract : The celebration of a White heteronormative masculinity is still vivid in Heavy Metal. This has embodied and discursive consequences that are visible in the domination of Metal spaces or the marginalisation of female, trans* or non-binary musicians, but also in an aesthetics of (hetero- and cis-) sexism and racism that is often apparent. READ MORE