Essays about: "male-dominated"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 100 essays containing the word male-dominated.

  1. 1. Få kvinnor som är chefer i en mansdominerad skogsbransch

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : My Persson Ek; Linda Sjöstedt; [2021]
    Keywords : norm; jämställhet; minoritet;

    Abstract : Kvinnor i skogsbranschen är i minoritet (Lidestav och Sjölander 2007), traditionellt sett har det alltid varit så (Lidestav 2011). Detta leder till att kvinnor anses som avvikande ifrån normen (Blomquist och Röding 2010). Problemet uppkommer redan vid utbildningarna, där andelen kvinnor som söker är få (Lidestav 2011). READ MORE

  2. 2. “Pop a titty for the boys” -A qualitative study of negative communication towards femalestreamers on Twitch

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Katrine Kejser; [2021]
    Keywords : Female Streamer; Negative Communication; Online harassment; Qualitative research; Sexism; SSLS; Third Place; Twitch;

    Abstract : The development of technology has created many platforms for entertainment, participatorycommunities and socialization online. One of the largest current platforms for live streamingis Twitch.tv with a focus on gaming and eSports. This is a male-dominated field wherewomen often face harassment and a non-welcoming community. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dialling up women farmers’ empowerment vis-à-vis agriculture: Exploring the effects of mobile phones in rural India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Vanessa Berghoff; [2021]
    Keywords : agriculture; agricultural development; agricultural transformation; India; feminisation; farmer; women farmer; gender equality; empowerment; rural livelihoods; rural development; mobile phones; mobiles; smartphones; technology; ICT4D; ICT4Ag; mixed methods; quantitative methods; qualitative methods; case study; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite women being the backbone of the agricultural sector in India, the patriarchal agrarian system poses major obstacles and challenges specific to women farmers with consequences well beyond the individual. This research aims to explore how mobile phones can empower rural women vis-à-vis agriculture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investment Banks in Sweden : Careers in a gendered organization culture

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Marit Annink; [2021]
    Keywords : Gendered Organization; Diversity and Inclusion; Gender Equality; Homosociality; Investment Banking; Könsmärkta Organisationer; Jämställdhet och Mångfald; Homosocialitet; Investment Banker;

    Abstract : Gender equality is a much-debated topic today with e.g., EU putting pressure on the labour market through Sustainable Financial Disclosure Regulations (SFDR) and the UN through their Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). READ MORE

  5. 5. Coming of age in Victorian America : challenging gender roles in Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Lina Killmer; [2021]
    Keywords : Gender roles; feminist criticism; femininity; nineteenth-century literature; coming of age; Little Women; domesticity;

    Abstract : This essay argues that Little Women does not promote breaking stereotypical gender norms and nineteenth century gender roles, contrary to what several critics say. This paper will be using feminist criticism and analyzing two of the novel’s main characters, Meg and Jo, and examining their behavior towards stereotypical gender norms and rules. READ MORE