Essays about: "gender theory"

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  1. 1. A FEMINIST MILITARY? THE SWEDISH CASE An ideational analysis of the perceptions of security that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Axelsson; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Gender; Military; Swedish Armed Forces; Security Studies; Feminist Security Theory; Classical realism; Ideational analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute knowledge to the current and contemporary debate on the conceptof security in relation to feminism, by seeking which ideas that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces (SAF) and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence. Based on the theoretical framework of Feminist Security Theory and Classical Realism in International Relations, this case study seeks to identify these ideas in the SAF’sstrategic documents and interviews with SAF Officials. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social psychological perspective on stress and stress coping for working Kosovo Albanian mothers in Sweden and Kosovo

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper

    Author : Viktoria Haradini; Essi Tapper; [2021]
    Keywords : Stress; stress coping; theory of gender; determinants of health; women; Kosovo Albanian; mothers; work-home relations; Stress; stresshantering; genusteori; hälsans determinanter; kosovoalban; mamma; hem- och arbetsrelationer;

    Abstract : Stress is something that affects women throughout their lives and has a huge effect on wellbeing. The negative consequences of gender inequality make it harder for women to improve their lives and be a part of the labour market because of responsibilities with children and housework. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pushing Authenticity. Challenging Narratives and Performances on Women’s Subcultural Participation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Filippa Nilsson; [2021]
    Keywords : cultural sociology; subcultural theory; gender; ethnography; rave; skateboarding; authenticity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines women’s subcultural participation based on ethnographic fieldwork and 73 interviews with women within the skateboarding and rave cultures. The study explores and develops how we view female participation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Barriers to education among Dalit girls: accessibility of educational opportunities in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Neeti Pradhan; [2021]
    Keywords : Dalit; Inequality; Poverty; Education; Barrier; Socio-cultural norms; Discrimination; caste system; awareness; household; self-internalization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Unequal access to education still remains a major problem especially in developing countries such as Nepal. The caste system in Nepal creates a hierarchy of social groups which has resulted in unequal power distribution and unequal access to resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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