The gender wage gap is accounted for to a substantial degree by the sex composition of occupations. Charlotta Magnusson, at Stockholm University, examines the mechanisms that produce this pattern.
The activists studied in Cathrin Wasshede’s doctoral thesis promote politics that move boundaries and give rise to new opportunities. At the same time, new power structures are formed in areas that were intended to be free of such mechanisms.
Recently the new online database Who is she in Lebanon? was established. The database displays female experts in a range of areas and is administrated by the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab world, IWSAW, at the Lebanese American University. Maysa Hajj Ballan is web editor of the database.
The official picture of the author August Strindberg is multifaceted. Radical social iconoclast, insane misogynist, genius and imposing national poet are some of his epithets. The picture becomes even more complex when studied in the light of new queer theory.
The English popular version of the Swedish project Middle managers as change agents is now available for purchase or free download. Description "Why are the men expected to be the ones doing the talking at meetings? Why, when minutes have to be taken, are women expected to take on the secretarial ...
Gender pedagogy, interpreted as the study of teaching from a gender perspective, has long been a subject of research. It was not until after the turn of the millennium that this concept was spread under the name of pedagogy with a focus on gender. What, then, is gender pedagogy? And how equal and gender-conscious are preschools and other schools in Sweden?
For once, two years have passed since the last issue of Gender Research in Sweden. The articles in this issue have then been collected for a longer period of time than usual. Swedish gender research is more comprehensive and broader than ever, which makes it impossible to give an exhaustive descript...