Essays about: "female education"

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  1. 1. Få kvinnor som är chefer i en mansdominerad skogsbransch

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : My Persson Ek; Linda Sjöstedt; [2021]
    Keywords : norm; jämställhet; minoritet;

    Abstract : Kvinnor i skogsbranschen är i minoritet (Lidestav och Sjölander 2007), traditionellt sett har det alltid varit så (Lidestav 2011). Detta leder till att kvinnor anses som avvikande ifrån normen (Blomquist och Röding 2010). Problemet uppkommer redan vid utbildningarna, där andelen kvinnor som söker är få (Lidestav 2011). READ MORE

  2. 2. The Experiences of Filipino Immigrant Women - Adjusting to Life in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Melanie Hietala Sadian; [2021]
    Keywords : Female immigrants; Acculturation; Intersectionality; Sweden; Philippines; Discrimination; Integration;

    Abstract : Female immigration is getting more and more common because of globalization and the rising demand for female workers. Women's experiences of integration often have its foundations in officials', authorities', and society's perspective, which is why it is vital to get a deeper understanding of the women's personal experiences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Introducing women's political representation as an explanatory variable for aid utilization : An analysis of the influence of women's political representation on the utilization of foreign assistance

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ruth Björklöv; [2021]
    Keywords : Women ́s political representation; foreign aid; government expenditure; healthcare expenditure; education expenditure; military expenditure;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how women's political representation influences foreign aid utilization. While recent contributions show that the impact of foreign aid is highly dependent on the recipient government, there is still limited research on the relationship between women's political representation and aid utilization. READ MORE

  4. 4. Electoral gender quotas in post-communist societies: Evidence from Polish municipalities

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Ellen Wallin; [2021]
    Keywords : electoral gender quotas; local politics; discontinuity-in-differences; Poland;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the short-term effects of a legislative gender quota in candidate lists using evidence from local elections in Poland. In the context of open lists systems, quotas were introduced in 2018 in municipalities with proportional representation (over 20,000 inhabitants). READ MORE

  5. 5. Female representation and public spending : Investigating female representation as a determinant of local expenditure patterns

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Clara Lundgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Female representation; Local public spending; Gender; Panel data;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to investigate if the share of women in the municipality board affects the municipalities spending patterns. The study is based on the assumption that women as a group have particular needs, interest and concerns, and when represented, the political decision making will be affected. READ MORE