Essays about: "Female participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 95 essays containing the words Female participation.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. "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

  3. 3. The Rojava Revolution: Kurdish women’s reclaim of citizenship in a stateless context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Sanna Ghotbi; [2016-09-28]
    Keywords : Rojava; Kurdish women’s movement; reclaiming citizenship; gender justice;

    Abstract : The Kurds have historically been subjected to structural forms of oppression such as beingdenied the right to land, their language, culture, political participation or even a passport andsocial security number. Within this process the Kurdish women’s marginalisation has beendoubled as they have been subjected to patriarchal laws, restricting their rights. READ MORE

  4. 4. Migrations Among Educationally Homogamous Couples in The US: 1997-2013

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Scott Glenn; [2016]
    Keywords : Migration; Female Labour Force Participation; Bargaining Models; Dual Career Couples; Internal Migration; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As female labor participation rates, educational attainment, and occupational prestige improve the colocational dilemma of migration increasingly a problem. This paper seeks to determinine the difference in determinents and outcomes of interstate migration across educationally homogamous couples in the United States. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Half women, half men” - A field study on gender complementarity and its impact on female participation in community politics in rural Bolivia.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Cecilia Emilsson; [2016]
    Keywords : community politics.; machismo; decolonisation; Evo Morales; Mujeres Creando; Bartolina Sisa; postcolonial feminism; peasant unions; indigenous groups; gender complementarity; Bolivia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Gender complementarity is an indigenous model of gender relations that values the female position and her tasks by tradition the same way as that of the man. The idea is that the man and woman complement each other as opposite parts of the cosmos. In Bolivia, with 65% of its population and the president being indigenous, the concept is widely used. READ MORE