Essays about: "gender equality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 363 essays containing the words gender equality.

  1. 1. Investing in gender equal companies - an attractive strategy?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Christina Engelberth; Julia Hellgren; [2017]
    Keywords : gender equality; performance; risk; socially responsible investing; trading strategy;

    Abstract : In this thesis we investigate whether gender equality enhances firm performance, if equal firms are less risky compared to unequal firms and if investors can profit from this. To evaluate performance and risk we create trading strategies and form portfolios of equal and unequal companies during the period March 2011 to August 2016. READ MORE

  2. 2. YOUNG WOMEN’S PERSPECTIVE OF THE WELFARE SYSTEM IN SWEDEN

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Isabelle Drakenblad; [2017]
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    Abstract : This paper describes and defines what Sweden the welfare state is and the function and vital goals of the welfare, which is to the welfare state reallocates life chances as well as resources it regulates risks stemming from market dependency. Through social insurance that safeguards against market dependency and through financing and delivery of public welfare services the welfare policies change the relation between class, resources and risk. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexism and gender equality at trade shows

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Jennifer Lezis Israelsson; [2017]
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  4. 4. Selling Sex in Sweden: An Analysis of Discourses about Sex Workers and their Human Rights

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Katie Sophie Gonser; [2016-12-12]
    Keywords : sex work; prostitution; human rights; Sweden; social constructionism; discourse;

    Abstract : Sweden was the first country in the world to criminalise the purchase of sex whilstkeeping its sale legal. This approach to prostitution is highly controversial: someherald it as an effective way to tackle the oppressive, exploitative nature ofprostitution, whereas others claim that it worsens working conditions and denies sexworkers’ agency. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Devil is in the details: A feminist inquiry into diversity initiatives within the Swedish Private Sector

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Muthoni Muriithi; [2016-10-10]
    Keywords : Diversity; Gender Equality; Capitalism; Neoliberalism; Postcolonial Private Sector; Racialization; Sweden;

    Abstract : Diversity and gender equality are key buzzwords within the private sector in Sweden. The aim of my thesis was to interrogate how diversity is understood within the private sector in Sweden and identify key motivations for its popularity. READ MORE