Essays about: "importance of women in the society"

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  1. 21. Gendered spaces : a socio-spatial study in the informal settlement Dharavi in Mumbai

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för planering och mediedesign

    Author : Helena Ohlsson; [2013]
    Keywords : Slum; informal settlements; urban planning; use of space; gender; urban form; hierarchy of spaces; gender-sensitive urban design; India; Dharavi.;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the relation between built form and sociocultural relationships with Dharavi in Mumbai as a case. The study explores gender segregation and the relation between use of space and urban form and in what way the built structure and its functions influence the everyday life. READ MORE

  2. 22. Beer is yellow, neither blue nor pink

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Marcela Oderich Linke; Johanna Aronsson; [2013]
    Keywords : Gender segmentation; segmentation strategy; core values; cultural shifts; beer industry.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate how theories regarding core values and cultural shifts could contribute to the segmentation research field. The aim of this study was further to investigate how to attract an additional segment without loosing the original target audience. READ MORE

  3. 23. The Effects of Revolution Upon the development of Women's Capabilities and Freedom : An Analysis of the Trilogy, TheHunger Games, by Suzanne Collins with a Special Focus on the Protagonist, Katniss Everdeen

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för språk och kulturFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Negar Chakoshi; [2013]
    Keywords : Suzanne Collins; Women s studies in the Hunger Games ;

    Abstract : The present essay is the evaluation of women’s conditions and gender equality in the novel, the Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Different conditions of women such as the political, physical, marital and financial are analyzed in Panem society before and after the revolution. READ MORE

  4. 24. Biopower and Precarity: Meeting Embodied Self in the Discourses of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Ukraine

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

    Author : Polina Vlasenko; [2013]
    Keywords : precarity; biopower; assisted reproductive technologies; ukraine; subjectivation; rationalities of government; normalization of motherhood; biological citizenship; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this thesis I examine the connection between female embodiment and subjectivation, technologization of reproduction and rationalities of government in Ukraine, where assisted reproductive technologies (ART) were introduced not so long ago, but have already become part of the lived experience of numerous women and heated a large debate in society about the nature of women, motherhood, national duty, citizenship and demographic crisis. Moreover, the study I accomplish is necessitated by the growing importance of Ukraine as a colonial market of cheap donor egg cells and as a target of transnational reproductive travel engendered by commercial surrogacy industry. READ MORE

  5. 25. Women’s Role and Participation in Water Supply Management : The Case Study of the Republic of Ghana

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Karolin Svahn; [2012]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Female participation; Water Management; Water Supply Management; Ghana;

    Abstract : Women are increasingly being recognised internationally as essential actors in successful water supply management. Despite this, women are nevertheless still being excluded from water management activities which have proved to frequently result in water project failure. READ MORE