Essays about: "Gender"

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  1. 1. CHOOSING POLICY OVER VALENCE - A conjoint experiment on vote choice

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Josefine Magnusson; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : vote choice; trade-offs; valence politics; spatial politics; conjoint experiment;

    Abstract : In a representative democracy elections constitute the main channel for individuals to express their will. In each election voters are typically asked to make a single choice on the basis of multiple political preferences. The nature of this process entails that some voters need to choose between preferences. READ MORE

  2. 2. A FEMINIST MILITARY? THE SWEDISH CASE An ideational analysis of the perceptions of security that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Axelsson; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Gender; Military; Swedish Armed Forces; Security Studies; Feminist Security Theory; Classical realism; Ideational analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute knowledge to the current and contemporary debate on the conceptof security in relation to feminism, by seeking which ideas that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces (SAF) and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence. Based on the theoretical framework of Feminist Security Theory and Classical Realism in International Relations, this case study seeks to identify these ideas in the SAF’sstrategic documents and interviews with SAF Officials. READ MORE

  3. 3. “MORE FEMINIST BULLSHIT”Exploring Sexism and the Battle Over Gender Construction in Video Game Discourse Communities

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Ola Nenzelius; [2021-02-09]
    Keywords : Video games; Women in games;

    Abstract : Abstract: Thisstudyexplores gender construction in video game discourse communities, using Critical Discourse Analysis(CDA)as a theoretical frameworktogetherwith a quantitative, corpus linguistic methodology.Discourse samples weretaken from five online content creators for World of Warcraft(WoW)who react to the four Shadowlands: Afterlivestrailers for theWoW expansion released in November of 2020. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE PERKS OF BEING ANAFRICAN WOMAN IN ADICHIE’S THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Makda Yoseph Berhie; [2021-02-02]
    Keywords : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Imitation;

    Abstract : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s contemporary literary works have prominently engaged with diasporic experiences, migration, and gender disparity,among other issues that fit under the umbrella of postcolonial literature. This essay aims to further explorethe representation of ‘the African woman’in three stories found in Adichie’s story collectionThe Thing Around Your Neck,namely ‘Imitation’, ‘The Thing Around Your Neck’, and ‘Jumping Monkey Hill’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Do female CEOs pay less for debt? A study on the relationship between CEO gender and cost of debt in Sweden

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

    Author : Sofia Berlin; Mikaela Holtsjö; [2021]
    Keywords : CEO gender; cost of debt; risk behaviour; information asymmetry;

    Abstract : This study examines whether the gender of the CEO impacts the cost of debt in Swedish publicly listed firms, with the aim to examine if lenders approach firms with female and male CEOs differently. We investigate this through a quantitative study where we run OLS regressions on a sample of Swedish publicly listed firms between the years 2010-2019. READ MORE