Essays about: "Gender"

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  1. 1. The (Un)limited Individual in Swedish Family Politics : An in-depth analysis of an extreme-case in making us less dependent on our families

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karin Kristensson; [2020]
    Keywords : family politics; gender equality; parental insurance; individualization; familization;

    Abstract : In light of new social risks, such as the decline in fertility rates in large parts of the industrialised world, family policies – for example parental insurance and public childcare – appear to put increasing focus on the individual’s ability to combine labour market employment with family life. This means that individuals become less dependent on their families, conceptualised as an individualisation of policy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gaining international legitimacy by improving women's rights and gender equality - The case of Nicaragua

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Douglas Svedberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Nicaragua; International legitimacy; Women s rights; Gender equality; Autocracy; Political reform;

    Abstract : A reoccurring argument in previous research is that autocracies implement policy changes for women’s rights in order to gain international legitimacy. The idea is that by showing the international community that they are on-board with the global movement to empower women; focus is diverted from their shortcomings in other democratic aspects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender inequalities in Greece : A critical discourse analysis onthe 2016-2020 National Plan for Gender Equality in Greece

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Theodora Lalou; [2020]
    Keywords : gender equality; policies; women; problem representation; WPR approach;

    Abstract : This research uses a modified version of Carol Bacchi’s (2016) “What’s theProblem Represented to Be?” approach to conduct a critical discourse analysison the 2016-2020 National Plan for Gender Equality for Greece published bythe Greek General Secretariat for Gender Equality under the auspices of theGreek Ministry of the Interior (MoI, 2018). The aim of this research study is toshow how gender equality is represented by the Greek General Secretariat forGender Equality and which are the implications and allegations throughdifferent problem representations. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. /ˈfluːɪd/ Design : Towards an inclusive fashion retail

    University essay from Konstfack/Industridesign

    Author : Thomas Balestan; [2020]
    Keywords : fluid; gender; queer; fashion; retail; inclusive;

    Abstract : /ˈfluːɪd/ is a project that explores the retail part of the fashion world. By creating an inclusive shopping experience, this project aims to escape the binary world of clothing stores. Working with second-hand pieces, the goal is not to create new garments, but to give everyone access to the full spectrum of clothes. READ MORE