Essays about: "gender"

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  1. 1. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health economic analysis of a urinary catheter which reduce the frequency of urinary tract infections (UTIs) Research questions: a) What is the willingness-to-pay (WTP) in Sweden - from a patient perspective - for a urinary catheter which reduce the annual frequency of urinary tract infections by 25% and 50%, respectively, and (b) is the WTP dependent on the annual frequency of UTIs and gender?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Thomas Lindqvist; [2019-03-20]
    Keywords : Health Economic Analysis; Willingness to pay; Urinary catheter; Cost benefit analysis;

    Abstract : Objective: To investigate the preference for urinary catheters that can reduce the frequency of urinary tract infections (UTIs), among Swedish patients practicing clean intermittent catheterization (CIC), and analyze if the preference is affected by the frequency of UTIs and gender.Methods: The preference for a clinically more effective catheter was expressed as a monetary value by investigating the patients’ willingness-to-pay (WTP) to switch catheters. READ MORE

  3. 3. WOMEN IN FORESTRY, A VALUABLE ASSET OR BODIES OUT OF PLACE?

    University essay from Institutionen för matematiska vetenskaper

    Author : Kristina Nordh; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Place; Body; Gender equality strategy; Forestry; Social Reproduction;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates what it can mean to be a woman in forestry in JönköpingCounty. It asks how the participant experience their situation as women in forestryand what gendered power structures appear in their stories. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. THE CRITICAL ROLE OF A NON-HEALTHCARE APPROACH TO MATERNAL MORTALITY REDUCTION Qualitative insights from Rwanda’s success

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE