Essays about: "paid and unpaid work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words paid and unpaid work.

  1. 1. Kvinnligt och manligt företagande : lantbrukarnas syn på olikheter och möjligheter i de gröna näringarna

    University essay from SLU/Department of Work Science, Business Economics, and Environmental Psychology

    Author : Cecilia Olander; Hanna Broo; [2020]
    Keywords : företagande; kvinnligt; manligt; gröna näringarna; genus; obetalt arbete; föräldraledighet; entrepreneur; female; male; agriculture; gender; un-paid work; parental leave;

    Abstract : De gröna näringarnas roll i samhället är viktig. Branschen bidrar med sysselsättning för hundratusentals människor, producerar livsmedel, bränsle, energi, biologisk mångfald, öppna landskap och ger chans till liv i hela Sverige. READ MORE

  2. 2. The economic and social conditions of Pakistani Basmati Rice Farmers

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Rural Development and Agroecology

    Author : Sofia Valter; [2020]
    Keywords : food security; household; income; livelihood; Pakistan; Punjab; small scale farmer;

    Abstract : In most developing countries the lack of resources, high costs, and limited diversified income sources are among the major factors that affect small-scale farming households' ability to earn an income, reproduce and be food secure. By using a strategy of income diversification and the use of cash crops in agricultural production can be a resourceful way for a sustainable livelihood and a reduced risk of income variability for small-scale farmers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sliding into a Gendered Division of Labour

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

    Author : Selina Furgler; [2019]
    Keywords : division of labour; gender equality; family policy; couples’ decision-making; gendered master status; transition to parenthood; part-time work; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Switzerland the one-and-a-half-earner model where the father is the primary wage-earner working full-time and the woman is the secondary wage-earner working part-time while taking over the majority of care and housework responsibilities is predominant. This is discussed criti-cally as the normative and institutional context incentivises parents to adopt a division of labour that disadvantages women in terms of economic vulnerability and social recognition. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analysing gender equality in EU’s work-life balance policy: -What is the problem represented to be?

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

    Author : Neema Sherpa; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender equality; policy analysis; problem representation; work-life reconciliation; work-life balance; childcare; paid work; unpaid responsibilities;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on work-life balance policy; one of the key field of EU gender equality policies. The purpose of this study was to analyze most recently proposed policy on work-life balance ‘An initiative to support work-life balance for working parents and carers’ that aims to upgrade existing policy and legal frameworks. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Perception of Fairness in the Division of Labor across the Transition to Parenthood

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Maria Hornung; [2018]
    Keywords : perceived fairness; transition to parenthood; division of household labor; gender; employment; longitudinal study; Germany; Pairfam;

    Abstract : Labor division is highly gendered in Germany, especially after the transition to parenthood. When having a child, more women than men are taking parental leave, and mainly women do the additional household chores. READ MORE