Essays about: "women"

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  1. 1. Deconstructing & Reconstructing Whiteness: A study of the perceptions of young, white, middle-class women in regard to their participation in processes of segregation and structural racism in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Andrea Wingårdh; [2019-11-12]
    Keywords : whiteness; segregation; structural racism; Gothenburg; politically correct paranoia; phenomenology of whiteness; Sweden; Social Work;

    Abstract : In Gothenburg, between 1990 and 2006, the average disposable income in East Bergsjön (a so-called immigrant-dense suburb) increased by 3 percent, while in Hovås (an affluent, white suburb) it increased by 176 percent. The aim of this thesis is to analyse the perceptions of young, white, middle-class Swedish women on their participation in structural racism and processes of segregation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is education a determinant of women’s decision-making power within the household? A case study of an educational reform in Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ida Villemo Karnström; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : Kenya; Educational reform; Empowerment; Decision-making power;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  3. 3. “Female Migrant Housing Experiences” An in-depth intersectional analysis of housing experiences for female scholars from the global south living in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Patience Nkengafac; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : Female scholars; international students; Global south; Housing experiences; Intersectionality; Gender and Migration; Study in Sweden and housing crisis in Sweden;

    Abstract : Living in Sweden is becoming far problematic for immigrants because of the fast-growing population without a correspondent increase in the construction of housing. The high demand of housing and its limited number of supplies has led to shortage and as a result price escalation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Impacts of Climate Change on Women’s Health in Belize

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Mathilda Jerenius; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : Climate change; health; women; social work; public health;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether climate change affects women’s health in Belize, and if so, how. Belize, being a low-lying coastline country is prone to suffer from repercussions of climate change. The data was collected by conducting four focus group discussions with female participants in four rural villages in Belize. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kvinnors deltagande och hållbar fred En kvantitativ studie av betydelsen av gender sensitive provisions i fredsavtal och hållbar fred

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lisa Karlsson; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : women; durable peace; peace agreements; gender sensitive provisions;

    Abstract : Women’s participation in peace processes is meaningful in order to bring about a durable peace. Previous research shows that peace agreements signed by women have a higher implementation rate than peace agreements signed by only men. READ MORE