Essays about: "women"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1998 essays containing the word women.

  1. 1. Student departure from teacher education A study of compulsory school teacher education programmes in Gothenburg University

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Aivi Toompalu; [2017-03-07]
    Keywords : Teacher education; student departure; study break; transfer; grounded theory;

    Abstract : Aim: Utilizing the information that Gothenburg University (GU) has about the cohort of students in compulsory school TE programmes that started their studies in autumn 2011, this current research aims to explore the possible emerging patterns regarding students’ decision to depart from their studies.Theory: As a data-driven research, the theoretical basis of this study lies on grounded theory (Glaser & Strauss, 2008) aiming to describe the phenomenon of student departure through the information that students have given to GU regarding their decision to leave. READ MORE

  2. 2. WHERE ARE THE WOMEN? HINDERING FACTORS TO WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION IN EU- FACILITATED DIALOGUE: KOSOVO – SERBIA DIALOGUE AS A CASE STUDY A qualitative interview research on perceived factors that hinder women to participate in EU-facilitated dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : MËRGIM TAHIRI; [2017-02-27]
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    Abstract : It is a common understanding that women continue to be strikingly under-represented in peace processes despite the emerge of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) which assesses the important role of women and their full involvement in promotion of peace and security. Through key informant interviewing as the main methodology, this study looks into different understandings and explanations given by current and former government officials from both Kosovo and Serbia, EU officials, and representatives of civil society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does gender balance on the corporate board have an impact on the equity performance?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Tove Arrelid; Elin Forsberg; [2017-02-09]
    Keywords : gender equality; board diversity; quotas; performance evaluation; equity performance; corporate social responsibility;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to examine whether a gender equal board of directors have an impact on the equity performance during the examination period of December 2011 to December 2016. This study shows that the gender balanced portfolio outperforms the non-gender balanced portfolio in all investigated performance measures. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Association of Psychosocial Factors with Burnout among Swedish Hospital Nurses

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Jessica Naeser; [2017]
    Keywords : Nurses; Burnout; Psychosocial Strain; Exhaustion; Disengagement; Unfavorable Coping Strategies; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Swedish nurses report high levels of burnout and report their psychosocial work environment to be inadequate. Psychosocial factors as well as individual coping strategies appear to be related to burnout. READ MORE

  5. 5. "The woman was born to do activism” - A minor field study of Palestinian refugee women's activism in a Lebanese refugee camp

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Sara Ebenfelt; Natalia Velasquez Ulloa; [2017]
    Keywords : Palestinian refugee women; empowerment; activism; social identity; resistance; Lebanon; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate how Palestinian refugee women in refugee camps perceive themselves as actors who affect and influence their lives and communities. Research shows it is a topic that is not often discussed or highlighted in today’s discourse about refugees. READ MORE