Essays about: "Gender"

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  1. 1. SAVE KORTEDALA LIBRARY Gendering Practices in Urban Activism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Magdalena Myhreld; [2019-10-23]
    Keywords : Urban movements; Gender performativity; Neoliberalism; Neighborhood activism; Libraries;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to discuss conditions for urban activism, through looking at the interest group Save Kortedala Library and its gendering practices. The aim was furthermore to examine the role Kortedala Library plays for the community as well as to relate Save Kortedala Library to a larger context of resistance to neoliberalism. READ MORE

  2. 2. From vulnerable to criminal A discourse analysis of unaccompanied children in Swedish newspaper editorials 2015/2016

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Sara Abiri; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : othering; the other; unaccompanied children; discourse analysis; discourse; age; childhood; Foucault; power knowledge;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis in gender studies seeks to critically analyze and problematize the general discourse on so called unaccompanied children in the Swedish context, as it was represented in newspaper editorials during six months between the years 2015 and 2016. The epistemological standpoint of the thesis is a social constructionist one, in which reality iscreated and recreated in language and discourse. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Female Migrant Housing Experiences” An in-depth intersectional analysis of housing experiences for female scholars from the global south living in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Patience Nkengafac; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : Female scholars; international students; Global south; Housing experiences; Intersectionality; Gender and Migration; Study in Sweden and housing crisis in Sweden;

    Abstract : Living in Sweden is becoming far problematic for immigrants because of the fast-growing population without a correspondent increase in the construction of housing. The high demand of housing and its limited number of supplies has led to shortage and as a result price escalation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Impacts of Climate Change on Women’s Health in Belize

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Mathilda Jerenius; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : Climate change; health; women; social work; public health;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether climate change affects women’s health in Belize, and if so, how. Belize, being a low-lying coastline country is prone to suffer from repercussions of climate change. The data was collected by conducting four focus group discussions with female participants in four rural villages in Belize. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kvinnors deltagande och hållbar fred En kvantitativ studie av betydelsen av gender sensitive provisions i fredsavtal och hållbar fred

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lisa Karlsson; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : women; durable peace; peace agreements; gender sensitive provisions;

    Abstract : Women’s participation in peace processes is meaningful in order to bring about a durable peace. Previous research shows that peace agreements signed by women have a higher implementation rate than peace agreements signed by only men. READ MORE