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Vem bär ansvaret?: En diskursanalytisk policystudie av jämställdhetspolitiken på den svenska arbetsmarknaden
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Government.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study builds on the gender equality in the Swedish labor market and critical

voices in research stating that the gender policies implemented are "missing the

target." The purpose of this essay is to examine and compare how the Swedish

political parties, the Moderates and the Social Democrats, problematize the unequal

labor market. It also aims to examine what these problematisations says about

women's and men's responsibilities in the promotion of gender equality. To achieve

my chosen purposes, I have used the inductive method of analysis "What's the

problem represented to be?" I have also used a feministic approach of institutions as

an analytical tool. The study results show that the parties represents the problem of

inequality as a problem of "women". Thus, it is women who are assigned

responsibility for gender equality in the labor market. The study results also show that

the gender equality policies implemented are based on a male-centered perspective.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 54 p.
National Category
Political Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-280071OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-280071DiVA: diva2:909991
Subject / course
Political Science
Educational program
Bachelor Programme in Political Science
Available from: 2016-03-08 Created: 2016-03-08 Last updated: 2016-03-08Bibliographically approved

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