Essays about: "Female participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 essays containing the words Female participation.

  1. 1. Todas somos Liderezas: A qualitative study of female leadership and political participation within the Comarca Ngobe-Buglé in Panama

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Isabelle Persson; [2014-01-15]
    Keywords : Indigenous women; gender; ethnicity; Panama; Ngobe-Buglé; intersectionality; empowerment;

    Abstract : Throughout Latin America there seems to have been a significant increase in indigenous women’s involvement in politics and many female political leaders have risen in the political ranks. This suggest a shift from their traditional role and raises questions of what this means for indigenous women’s struggles and for indigenous peoples’ politics as a whole. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Psychological Skills Training Program for Dancers : Evaluation of the Dancers’ Use of Psychological Skills Training Techniques and Possible Effects of the Program

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Ellinor Klockare; [2014]
    Keywords : sport psychology; mental training; education; test of performance strategies;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study was to implement a psychological skills training program for dancers and evaluate the dancers’ use of psychological skills training techniques, and possible effects of the course. Specifically, the present study examined: 1) to what extent the dancers were using psychological skills training techniques; 2) whether a short course in psychological skills training for dancers made any difference to their use of psychological skills training techniques; 3) whether differences existed between groups of dancers regarding year at the dance academy, previous education in psychological skills training, and attendance; 4) the dancers’ response to psychological skills training during the course. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Obedient EPZ-Worker : A case study concerning female EPZ workers' barriers to empowerment in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Katarina Lindgren Cortés; [2014]
    Keywords : Export Processing Zones; Female factory workers; Labor rights; Awareness activities; NGOs; Empowerment; False consciousness; Sri Lanka;

    Abstract : This study analyzes and maps barriers preventing Sri Lankan female workers in Export Processing Zones (EPZs) from participating in awareness raising activities by NGOs. These barriers can furthermore be discussed as preventing them from an enhanced empowerment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lifelong Learning Strategies in Turkey/Izmir : The Purpose of Learning and Barriers to Women's Participation

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Sertac Öngör; [2014]
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    Abstract : Lifelong learning has always been one of the most important concepts for the development and survival of humanity.  In today’s globalized world, innovations in communications and information technologies have brought global interconnectedness and economic competiveness. Knowledge becomes outdated at an ever-increasing rate. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effect of Globalization on Gender Equality within Welfare and Work Life

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Olsson; [2014]
    Keywords : Gender equality; Globalization; Welfare; Work life; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to analyze what effect different aspects of globalization have had on gender equality in welfare and work life during the period 1970-2012 using data for up to 171 countries. The KOF index of globalization is used as a proxy to include social, political and economic globalization. READ MORE