Essays about: "Gender"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2152 essays containing the word Gender.

  1. 1. WOMEN IN FORESTRY, A VALUABLE ASSET OR BODIES OUT OF PLACE?

    University essay from Institutionen för matematiska vetenskaper

    Author : Kristina Nordh; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Place; Body; Gender equality strategy; Forestry; Social Reproduction;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates what it can mean to be a woman in forestry in JönköpingCounty. It asks how the participant experience their situation as women in forestryand what gendered power structures appear in their stories. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethnic Discrimination in London’s Housing Market – Are Bangladeshi women worse off applying for housing compared to White women?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Fredholm; Sonja Stanicic; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Taste-based discrimination; Statistical discrimination; London housing market; Bangladeshi; Correspondence testing design; Ethnic discrimination;

    Abstract : This study investigates ethnic discrimination for sublets in London’s rental housing market. By applying an experimental design, four female fictitious characters were created to apply for housing advertisements on the website Gumtree. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE CRITICAL ROLE OF A NON-HEALTHCARE APPROACH TO MATERNAL MORTALITY REDUCTION Qualitative insights from Rwanda’s success

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women of the Fäbod : An Ethnological Study of the Swedish Fäbod Culture at the Turn of the 20th Century

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för etnologi, religionshistoria och genusvetenskap

    Author : Stina Gray; [2019]
    Keywords : Womanhood; transhumance; gender; initiation; rite of passage; nordic; Genus; fäbod; fäbodkultur; initiationsrit; fäbodväsen;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to explore the meaning of womanhood in relation to the Swedish fäbod culture at the turn of the 20th century. The study is based upon a questionnaire from 1928 and the material is collected from the archives at the Nordic Museum in Stockholm and the Institute for Language and Folklore in Uppsala. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Girl's Journey : Hermione Granger's Road towards Independence

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Anna Hallén; [2019]
    Keywords : J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter; Hermione Granger; Feminist theories; Stereotypes; Gender; Traditional gender roles; J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter; Hermione Granger; Feministiska teorier; Stereotyper; Kön; Traditionella könsroller;

    Abstract : In this essay, J.K. Rowling’s series about Harry Potter is analyzed by the use of feminist theories and gender studies. The main aim of the essay is to examine how Hermione Granger is portrayed. READ MORE