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Browsing by Subject "Gender"

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  • Nylund, Mattias; Rosvall, Per-Åke; Eiriksdottir, Elsa; Holm, Ann-Sofie; Isopahkala-Bouret, Ulpukka; Niemi, Anna-Maija; Ragnarsdóttir, Guðrún (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01-02)
    In this study we examine how the academic–vocational divide is manifested today in Finland, Iceland and Sweden in the division between vocationally (VET) and academicallyoriented programmes at the upper-secondary school level. The paper is based on a ...
  • Brynjarsdóttir, Eyja (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018-04-20)
    This paper argues that philosophical practice in the Western world, in particular analytic philosophy, suffers from problems that contribute to its lack of diversity in two senses: the exclusion of women and minorities, and a narrow choice of subjects ...
  • Gudnadottir, Gudny Stella (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2018-04)
    Aims: The purpose of this doctoral research is to investigate the treatment of coronary artery disease in groups that are underrepresented in randomized clinical trials using the SWEDEHEART registry. The more specific aims are: i) to compare the outcomes ...
  • Skulason, Bragi; Hauksdottir, Arna; Ahcic, Kozma; Helgason, Asgeir R. (BMC, 2014-03-11)
    Background: According to common practice based on a generally agreed interpretation of Icelandic law on the rights of patients, health care professionals cannot discuss prognosis and treatment with a patient’s family without that patient’s consent. ...
  • Hlynsdóttir, Eva Marín (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2017-12-14)
    This article explores the working conditions of Icelandic local councillors in relation to voluntary retirement from the council. In the past three elections, the turnover in councils has been very high, with approximately six out of every 10 council ...
  • Haynes, Katharine; Coates, Lucinda; van den Honert, Rob; Gissing, Andrew; Bird, Deanne; Dimer de Oliveira, Felipe; D’Arcy, Rebecca; Smith, Chloe; Radford, Deirdre (Elsevier BV, 2017-10)
    This paper documents the analysis of the circumstances surrounding fatalities due to flooding in Australia between 1900 and 2015. This longitudinal investigation is important to understand changing trends in social vulnerability and to inform efficient ...
  • Svansdóttir, Erla; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Johannesson, Erlingur (Springer Nature, 2015-11-24)
    Education and health constitute two interlinked assets that are highly important to individuals. In Iceland, prevalence of dropout from secondary education poses a considerable problem. This 8-year prospective study assesses to what extent poor physical ...
  • Guðjónsson, Sigurður (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2017-06-30)
    This critical literature review begins by giving a short introduction to the microfinance industry. Microfinance institutions (MFIs) are explained and an account is given of their dual performance goals of financial performance (‘financial sustainability’) ...
  • Bergsteinsson, Jason Már; Edvardsson, Ingi Runar; Óskarsson, Guðmundur Kristján (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2017)
    Markmið greinarinnar er að kanna umfang og eðli ofmenntunar á íslenskum vinnumarkaði. Úrtak rannsóknarinnar byggðist á tilviljunarúrtaki úr þjóðská sem Þjóðmálakönnun Félagsvísindastofnunar Háskóla Íslands framkvæmdi 9. mars til 9. apríl 2016. Könnunin ...
  • Gísladóttir, Berglind; Gronfeldt, Bjarki; Kristjansson, Alfgeir; Sigfúsdóttir, Inga Dóra (Springer Nature, 2017-10-14)
    The literature on sexual minority adolescents and young adults has highlighted a poor mental status among those groups compared to their heterosexual peers. Sexual minorities are also more likely to experience stress factors such as bullying and physical ...
  • Vilhjálmsson, Björn Þór (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018-12-20)
    Fjallað er um skáldsöguna Kötu eftir Steinar Braga og í fyrstu eru greinafræðilegar eigindir skáldsögunnar dregnar fram og hún sett í samhengi við þá tegund samtímalegra glæpasagna er setja samfélagsrýni á oddinn. Bent er þó á að skáldsagan gangi ...