Essays about: "gender"

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  1. 1. “IT’S NOT LIKE THIS IS A CORRUPTION SCANDAL…” A qualitative content analysis of the link between gender and corruption and the mechanisms at play

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Jageklint; [2020-09-21]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The link between gender and corruption has been studied since the beginning of this century and a number of theories have been suggested about why women seem to be more averse towards corruption than men. However, most of the studies are large-N and only look at the relationship on an aggregated level. READ MORE

  2. 2. SCHOOL MATERIAL RESOURCES AND STUDENT READING ACHIEVEMENT IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Linda Gogliotti; [2020-09-10]
    Keywords : PISA 2018; United Arab Emirates educational system; reading achievement; school material resources; Ecological Systems Theory;

    Abstract : Aim:This study aimed to 1) identify differences in overall student reading achievement in the UAE based on student gender, 2) determine if there is school material resource inequity in the UAE based on school location or school type, and 3) measure the effects of school material resources on student reading achievement in the UAE while controlling for other variables.Theory:The theoretical framework used for this study is Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Theory including the Process-Person-Context-Time model. READ MORE

  3. 3. SCHOOL BULLYING: STUDENTS PERSPECTIVES FROM A TANZANIAN SECONDARY SCHOOL

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Irene Kakuru; [2020-09-09]
    Keywords : bullying; victim; bully; corporal punishment; secondary school;

    Abstract : Aim The current study was designed to qualitatively examine secondary school students’ understanding of bullying practices and how gender is involved in bullying in a Tanzanian secondary school. TheoryThe theoretical frameworks that are used in the current study are Social Learning Theory (Bandura, 1977) and Social Dominance Theory (Sidanius & Pratto, 1999). READ MORE

  4. 4. “LONGING WON’T BRING HIM BACK SOONER…” A Case Study of Gendered Language Use in American Recruitment Posters from the Second World War

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Erica Nilsson; [2020-09-08]
    Keywords : World War II; gender;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse and compare American male and femalerecruitment posters from the Second World War. The sub-aims are to find out whether theslogans directed at men and women differed linguistically from each other, and if men andwomen were attributed differently. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender dynamics in media-driven belief polarization - disentangling reinforcing processes behind media usage and perception of societal issues

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Lisa Axelsson; [2020-08-19]
    Keywords : Reinforcing spirals; selective exposure; media effects; alternative media; gender gap; interpersonal communication; belief polarization;

    Abstract : In academia as well as in mainstream media, people are voicing concern that a fragmented media environment, entailing an immense increase of alternative media, may motivate selective exposure, in turn leading to increasingly polarized perceptions of society among the public. Consulting the theory of reinforcing spirals (RSM), there is ample evidence for a reciprocal relationship between selective media exposure and sociotropic beliefs – potentially sparking polarization dynamics. READ MORE