Essays about: "parenthood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the word parenthood.

  1. 1. Frankenstein's Mother - Mapping structures, and researching ways of creating new ones, within the interrelated entanglement of artistic practice and motherhood

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/HDK-Valand - Högskolan för konst och design

    Author : Clara Aldén; [2021-01-11]
    Keywords : Motherhood; Clanarchist; Hegemonies; Feminism;

    Abstract : American artist Judy Chicago once told another artist, Helen Million Ruby, that she had tochoose between her children and artistic practice. When asked about this, she commented that she was not giving an ultimatum but merely stating a fact. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Family Gaps in Pay : Empirical Evidence From Japan

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Linda Svedmark; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Japan has the second largest gender wage gap among the OECD nations and is falling behind in the progress of gender equality. As research indicates that parenthood greatly contributes to the gender wage gap, this thesis quantifies the magnitudes of the Japanese family pay gaps among women and men and examines which factors mainly contribute to their existence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender Norms at Play - A sociological study on new, first-time parents’ attitudes towards the EU directive on earmarked paternity leave

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Ida Sofie Bay Rasmussen; [2021]
    Keywords : Earmarked paternity leave; parenthood; gender norms; gender discourses; performativity; Butler; Bourdieu; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine gender norms in parental leave praxes and attitudes towards earmarked paternity leave. The starting point is a forthcoming EU directive on work-life balance for parents and carers that will implement earmarked paternity leave in Denmark by 2022. READ MORE

  4. 4. Generalized trust and fertility : A micro-level analysis of social trust and its relationship to fertility

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Per Ola Ockell; [2020]
    Keywords : Generalized trust; Social trust; Trust; Fertility; Personality; Life course; ;

    Abstract : Are individuals that trust strangers more likely to have children, and can they be expected to have more children than their lower trusting counterparts? This article assesses two perspectives that hold this as a likely outcome. One perspective has trusting individuals as more likely to hand over the care of their children to strangers, thereby reconciling work and family dilemmas for women. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Game of Success : Educational Strategies among Greek middle class parents in the education market of parapaedia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Dimitra Pappa; [2020]
    Keywords : Pierre Bourdieu; strategies; private investments; middle class parents; Greece;

    Abstract : The selection process in tertiary education in Greece is characterized by a competitive and grade-oriented system that lays the foundations for the extensive use of private educational services. Family inclination towards private expenditure in education raises arguments for the conversion of public education into a private commodity. READ MORE