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Makt och Jämställdhet i Jämställdhetsdebatten
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Government.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In this study, I try to find the reason behind men’s comparatively small involvement in gender politics, relative to women. I suggest that this may be due to gender politics being an area of female power and authority, where men are finding it difficult to make an impact. In interviewing eight young politicians, knowledgable on the subject, I find some support for this claim. According to two interviewees, women are said to wield more influence, than men, primarily over what’s perceived to be women’s issues. According to one, women wield more influence, both over perceived men’s and perceived women’s  issues. I make the claim that these kinds of ideas may influence men’s involvement in gender politics, though more research on the subject is needed.  

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2015. , 37 p.
Keyword [en]
Men, women, power, interpretative prerogative, gender politics
Keyword [sv]
Män, kvinnor, makt, tolkningsföreträde, jämställdhetsdebatten
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Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-264515OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-264515DiVA: diva2:860795
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Available from: 2015-10-19 Created: 2015-10-13 Last updated: 2015-10-19Bibliographically approved

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