Essays about: "representation women"

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  1. 1. What about women’s representation? : a case study of Bolivian horticulture markets in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the political representation of Bolivian women

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

    Author : Anna Ioannou; [2019]
    Keywords : migration; women’s leadership; horticulture markets; Bolivia; Argentina;

    Abstract : This master thesis explores the organization and representation of Bolivian communities in Argentina, as well as the social and political role of Bolivian women. Empirical evidence from a case study of Bolivian communities in two Bolivian horticulture markets outside Buenos Aires, Argentina, reveal how Bolivian women, even though responsible for the main tasks within the markets, are underrepresented in the markets’ political sphere. READ MORE

  2. 2. We Want to Be in the Room Where it Happens : Challenges for Women's Representation in the Zambian Parliament

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Deborah Solomon; [2019]
    Keywords : Women Peace and Security; Representation; Zambia; Human Security; kvinnor fred och säkerhet; Zambia; mänsklig säkerhet;

    Abstract : This essay explores the cultural and socio-economic barriers for women’s political representation in Zambian politics as well as the importance of women’s representation for their human security. Due to a Western focus on earlier research, a developing country was chosen in order to investigate any differing perspectives that would emerge. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations and the Inclusion of Gender Provisions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Isolde Tengbjer Jobarteh; [2019]
    Keywords : Peace negotiation; peace agreement; UN; Security Council Resolution 1325; gender equality; women’s participation; representation; female signatories; gender provisions; intra-state conflict;

    Abstract : Are peace agreements more likely to include gender provisions if women participate in the peace negotiations? The international community, national governments and civil societies around the world have assumed that women’s inclusion in peace negotiations result in higher quality peace agreements, where women’s interests are better taken into consideration. To date, there is a lack of empirical underpinning of the assumption. READ MORE

  4. 4. Will Beauty Save the World? A historical context study of the Miss Venezuela pageant as a conceivable contributor to communication for development.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jassir de Windt; [2019]
    Keywords : celebrity beauty queens; beauty with a purpose; communication for development; cultural identity; national identity; popular culture; race and class; internationalisation; economic transnationalism; social norms of beauty; representation women; social change; Celebrity-Development nexus; Venezuela; historical context; qualitative research;

    Abstract : In recent years, old-hand development scholars, in the category of Dan Brockington, have expressed their concern over academia’s neglect of the significance of celebrities in the field. As has been the case of an outturn hereof, namely beauty pageants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Media representations of women fighters - reflections from a case study

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Kanellopoulou Athanasia; [2019]
    Keywords : mediated representation; women; war;

    Abstract : The representation of women in the public sphere during war-time has not been extensively studied. This study provides a further step in the examination of the visual framing communicated through the selection of photographs and images of women fighters in war and armed conflict, as covered by news websites. READ MORE