Essays about: "boys"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Reducing or reproducing gender norms : An ethnographic study based on observations in Ugandan preschools

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap (UV); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för didaktik och lärares praktik (DLP)

    Author : Sanna Olsson; Elsa Joelsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Agenda 2030; education; equality; gender; ethnography; observation; preschool; teachers.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to contribute, with knowledge of conceptions of male and female, to Ugandan preschools and to study in what ways gender norms in the Ugandan society are reflected and developed in the daily activity in preschools. The theoretical underpinnings used in this study are social constructive and inspired by Butler, Connell and Pearse among others. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The Impact of Homework on Student Achievement: Evidence from 57 countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Iker Arregui Alegria; Ruslan Gatykaev; [2019]
    Keywords : Homework; Test Scores; Study Time; Heterogeneity Analyses; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper examines the effect of homework on student achievement using data from 57 countries that participated in PISA 2006. For that, we use a within-student identification strategy that allows us to account for most confounding influences at the country, school and student level. READ MORE

  5. 5. The dangerous path to school and empowerment: a case study investigating the difficulties of empowerment in education for girls in West Kalungu County District, Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Hay; [2019]
    Keywords : Girls’ education; Uganda; Empowerment; qualitative case study; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Getting girls to go to and ​stay​ in school is a worldwide issue - predominantly in the global south where it is a particular problem in Sub-saharan Africa where poverty is particularly high. This issue is also one of gender, as the majority of children who do not have access/go to school are female. READ MORE