Essays about: "Gender norms"

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  1. 1. Political reservations and women’s economic activity in India

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Linn Alexandersson; [2020-07-10]
    Keywords : Economic activity; India; social norms; political reservation; gender inequality; stereotypes; Panchayati Raj;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Advocates for change. A qualitative study about Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Emmy Lund; Lova Nylén; [2020-06-02]
    Keywords : gender; gender equality; reflections; attitudes; social work students; Rwanda; East Africa;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality. This aim was achieved through qualitative, semi-structured, phone interviews with six Rwandan social work students. The interviews were later transcribed, and the data was analysed through a thematic analysis method. READ MORE

  3. 3. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social media and stress : A quantitative study of social media habits and stress in an adult population

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Andreas Rödlund; [2020]
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    Abstract : Background: Sick leave has increased in Sweden and a common cause is diagnoses related to stress, it is a major problem and a predictor for long term sickness. Stress affects both the individual as well as the society. Social media usage decreases with time and previous research has shown an association with both positive and negative outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE