Essays about: "Marriage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 227 essays containing the word Marriage.

  1. 1. Gender Imbalance and Educational Investments in China

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jessica Johansson; Anna Johnsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sex Ratio; Education; One Child Policy; Marriage; Signaling;

    Abstract : An unintended consequence of the One Child Policy, introduced in 1979, has been the increasing sex ratio imbalance in China. This has resulted in millions of excess males, facing difficulties in finding a spouse. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women and Marriage: A Marxist reading of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Irmelie Sundfors; [2022]
    Keywords : Jane Austen; Pride and Prejudice; Marriage; Social Class; Marxism; Neo- Marxism; Louis Althusser; Ideological State Apparatus;

    Abstract : Marriage is arguably one of the most important events and choices to be made in one’s life, especially for many of the female characters in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Whether characters are searching for a husband for themselves or is searching for someone else, marriage is the source of many conflicts. READ MORE

  3. 3. When Work Disappears: Empirical Evidence from Sweden of Manufacturing Decline and its Effect on Marriage and Family Formation

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Mika Lindgren; Sara Östros; [2022]
    Keywords : Bartik instrument; labor market shocks; import competition; marriage; fertility;

    Abstract : This thesis examines if local labor demand shocks stemming from increasing manufacturing competition from China shifts the employment status among young adults during the years 1995 to 2018, using data on Swedish municipalities. In the context of labor market uncertainties and family formation decisions, we aim to test whether changes in economic stature affects marriage, fertility and children's living circumstances in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Construction of “pandemic pregnancy” : A frame analysis on how the perception of teenage pregnancy shifted in Ugandan newspapers from pre-COVD to COVID period

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

    Author : Shuk Yan Chan; [2022]
    Keywords : Teenage pregnancy; COVID-19; Uganda; Crisis; Frame analysis; Vulnerability; Gender-based violence; Framing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : During the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many reports of an increase in teenage pregnancy in developing countries. The media portrays girls as more vulnerable to gender-based violence and forced marriage in times of crisis, leading to a worsening situation of early pregnancy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gendering Ethnicity : Colonialism and Structural Violence in the Swedish 1928 Reindeer Grazing Act

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper (KV)

    Author : Alva Blomkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Swedish colonialism; Reindeer Grazing Act; Sámi; Sápmi; gender; violence;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how the gendering of ethnicity in the Swedish Reindeer Grazing Act of 1928 (RBL 1928) was part of a colonial structure of violence. The research context in which this thesis places itself is in the intersection of previous scholarship on the colonial interest in controlling Indigenous marriage, and scholarship on Swedish colonial history in Sápmi. READ MORE