Essays about: "gender quota"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words gender quota.

  1. 1. Political reservations and women’s economic activity in India

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Linn Alexandersson; [2020-07-10]
    Keywords : Economic activity; India; social norms; political reservation; gender inequality; stereotypes; Panchayati Raj;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Women on the board and their joint effect on accruals-based earnings management and real earnings management

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Eva Schönander; Linda von Zweigbergk; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : accruals-based earnings management; real earnings management; board of directors; gender quota; women board members; independent women board members;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. The Cooperative Role Model : A study of the Role Model Effect in rural agricultural cooperatives in Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joel Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Role Model Effect; agricultural cooperatives; Rwanda; symbolic representation; leadership; gender roles;

    Abstract : With the highest representation of female parliamentarians in the world, Rwanda is a frequently reoccurring case when studying the impact of increased female representation. In this debate, little attention has been given to symbolic representation and particularly to the concept of the Role Model Effect. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender Quotas, Nepotism and Whiskey Clubs: A Qualitative Study of the Swedish Special Sports Federations' Shift Toward Gender Equal Boards

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Hannah Stihl; Matilda Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender equality; Sports governance; Gender quota; Gender equal boards;

    Abstract : Despite having had explicit targets for over 25 years, only 37 of 71 Swedish Special Sports Federations had achieved gender equal representation within their boards in 2016. It was thus decided during the general assembly meeting of the Swedish Sports Confederation in 2017 to implement a gender quota which all Special Sports Federations must adhere to by 2021, or otherwise risk losing their entire financial support. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life is unfair – but not without reason : A field study of Sri Lankan women’s struggle for equal political representation and influence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Erica Kanold; [2020]
    Keywords : Sri Lanka; gender quota; descriptive representation; substantive representation; resistance; political influence; label effect; mandate effect;

    Abstract : This study investigates resistance against female local government politicians in Sri Lanka during their first year and a half as members of local government councils, as a result of the 25 % gender quota introduced in 2018. Further, the study investigates these newly elected female politicians’ perceived ability to influence local government politics; experienced substantive representation. READ MORE