Essays about: "gender discrimination"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 194 essays containing the words gender discrimination.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The need of separatist spaces : a queer feminist exploration of saunas and lesbian spaces

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Kim Schmidt; [2019]
    Keywords : sauna; queer; feminist; separatism; lesbian spaces; minority; exclusion; inclusion; architecture; public space; bastu; arkitektur; queer; feminitisk; separatism; lesbisk; lesbiska rum; lesbisk frukost; lesbisk makt; minioritet; exkludering; inkludering; offentliga rum;

    Abstract : This thesis explores separatist spaces, with focus on lesbian spaces, with the aim of enabling discussion about the need and configuration of that type of spaces. The focus is on exclusion as a method for achieving an equal society in the long term. READ MORE

  3. 3. Acting in the Interest of the Represented : A Field Experiment on Ethnic Discrimination in the Contact Between Citizens and Local Swedish Politicians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Angelica Kristiansson Åström; [2019]
    Keywords : ethnic discrimination; responsiveness; Municipal Commissioners; Sweden; field experiment; correspondence testing;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a field experiment on the topic of ethnic discrimination in the contact between citizens and local Swedish politicians. A correspondence technique was used to investigate whether ethnicity affects how responsive Municipal Commissioners are to questions regarding school politics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing Swedish Gender Equality Policies in Shanghai : A study on how Swedish based corporations, established in Shanghai, manage Swedish gender equality policies cross-culturally

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Pontus Erlandsson; Gustaf Joelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Cross-Cultural Management; Policy Management; Corporate Cultural Imperialism; Corporate Culture; Corporate Policies; CSR; Managing Gender Equality Policies; Interkulturell Management; Policy Management; Kulturimperialism; Företagsrelaterad Kulturimperialism; Företagskultur; Företagspolicyer; CSR; Jämställdhetspolicyer; Hantering av Jämställdhetspolicyer;

    Abstract : Despite policy efforts by the Chinese state to eradicate gender inequality, statistics show that the issue of gender discrimination in the work domain has become increasingly acute in modern day China. The prevailing gender inequality derives from China’s deeply rooted masculine oriented cultural and societal structure, and traditional norms and values towards women in the work domain are fighting the policies against gender inequality that the Chinese state has implemented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Equal Participation in Leadership - An empirical study on the short-term effects of a mandatory gender quota on supervisory boards in Germany

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Harini Annadanam; Aylin Shawkat; [2019]
    Keywords : Demand and supply of labor; labor discrimination; economics of gender; firm performance; firm employment decisions;

    Abstract : With growing pressure for policy makers to address the underrepresentation of women in corporate leadership roles, it is important to analyze the effectiveness of board quotas as a demand-side intervention. This thesis examines the short-term effects of a mandatory gender quota on supervisory boards implemented in Germany in January 2016. READ MORE