Essays about: "male-bias"

Found 5 essays containing the word male-bias.

  1. 1. Beyond The Frame : A Literature Review of Sex Differences and Female Specific Expressions of Autism Spectrum Disorder

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Socialt arbete

    Author : Samuel Lundström; [2021]
    Keywords : ASD; autism; sex differences; females; female phenotype; gender; gender stereotyping; AST; ASD; Autism; Könsskillnader; Kvinnor; Kvinnlig fenotyp; Könstereotyper; Genus;

    Abstract : Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neuro-developmental diagnosis that occurs around four times more often in males compared to females. Most of what is known about ASD, as well as diagnostic criteria and screening tools are therefore based on male expressions. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Comparative Study of Attitudes of Young Swedes and North Americans towards Gender and Predicates Denoting Intelligence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Anna Bergvall; [2018]
    Keywords : gender studies; gender bias; intelligence bias; genius; brilliant; creativity; sexism in language; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate attitudes towards gender and predicates denoting intelligence among Swedish and U.S. citizens between 20 and 35 years (N = 72). Research suggests that stereotypes on gender and cognitive ability begin to affect children around six years of age. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women and Their Bodies in Classical Greece : The Hippocratic Female

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Linda Persson; [2016]
    Keywords : Gynaecology; Hippocratics; Classical Greece; menstruation; women; wandering womb;

    Abstract : The Hippocratic Corpus is a collection of approximately sixty medical treatises that were written by the Hippocratics during the Classical period of Greece. The Hippocratics were a group of practicing physicians and are today considered as one of the first Greek scientists. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Hen är här nu"* Prediktion av människors attityd till det genusneutrala ordet hen samt experiment kring olika pronomens inverkan på läshastighet

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Carl-Fredrik Höjing; Elin Pihl; [2015]
    Keywords : sexist language; gender neutral pronoun; Sexism; male-bias; queer; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Den aktuella studien genomfördes med hjälp av en internetenkät bestående av ett experiment där tiden det tog att läsa korta informationstexter mättes och jämfördes beroende på olika pronomen (han, hon, han/hon och det nya genusneutrala ordet hen). Den senare delen av studien bestod av instrument som syftade att mäta mediatorer gällande pronomens inverkan på läshastighet samt för att predicera deltagarnas uppskattade attityder till hen. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women’s Participation in National Adaptation Programs of Action : - A Discourse Analysis

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Nina Rinne; [2011]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; National Adaptation Programs of Action; Women’s participation; gender; least developed countries; climate change;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes the National Adaptation Programs of Action (NAPA) that aredeveloped for the least developed countries within the United Nations FrameworkConvention of Climate Change. The NAPAs are developed to help the least developedcountries to deal with the challenges that are likely to occur due to climate changeissues. READ MORE