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Browsing by Subject "Gender"

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  • Ólafsdóttir, Katrín; Kjaran, Jón (Berghahn Books, 2019-06-01)
    Sexual consent determines if sex is consensual, but the concept is under-researched globally. In this article, we focus on heterosexual young men and how they negotiate sex and consent. We draw on peer group interviews to understand how young men are ...
  • 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; Hauksdóttir, 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 ...
  • Rúnarsdóttir, Eygló; Smith, Edward; Arnarsson, Arsaell (MDPI AG, 2019-05-20)
    Background: Sexual abuse and sexual assaults against adolescents are among the most significant threats to their health and well-being. Some studies have found poverty to be a risk factor for sexual abuse. The present study investigates the effects of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pic, Miguel; Navarro-Adelantado, Vicente; Jonsson, Gudberg Konrad (Frontiers Media SA, 2020-02-04)
    The main objective of the work is to address the effective behavior of girls and boys through Triadic Motor Games (TMG). A chasing game “The Maze” was applied on two class groups with a total of 42 players, 18 girls, and 24 boys, who were 12- and ...
  • Staub, Maya; Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg LINDA (SAGE Publications, 2019-11-19)
    This article investigates how doctorate holders in Iceland make sense of time and utilize their own time management as an instrument in their career development and whether gender is a defining factor in this context. The project is based on 32 ...
  • Svansdottir, 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 ...
  • Jonsdottir, Inga Jona; Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg LINDA; Ólafsdóttir, Thorhildur (Emerald, 2020-06-10)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to further the understanding of public sector line managers’ work-related wellbeing and health in relation to job strain, gender and workplace social support. Design/methodology/approach - An on-line survey was ...
  • 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’) ...
  • Einarsdóttir, Þorgerður J.; Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg LINDA; Sigurðardóttir, Margrét Sigrún; Torfason, Magnus (Elsevier BV, 2020-03)
    This paper examines business elites in the context of social networks, identity and residential homogeneity. Our focus is gender diversity in business elites and how social activities conducive to networking interact with residential homogeneity. We ...
  • 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 ...
  • Arnarsson, Arsaell; Potrebny, Thomas; Torsheim, Torbjorn; Eriksson, Charli (Scandinavian University Press / Universitetsforlaget AS, 2019-11-11)
    Adolescence is an important developmental period toward greater independence. However, the family is still very important in the life of young people. The aim of this study was to analyse changes over time in easy communication between adolescents and ...
  • Júlíusdóttir, Ólöf; Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg LINDA; Einarsdóttir, Þorgerður J. (Emerald, 2018-11-06)
    Purpose: Iceland, along with the other Nordic countries, is seen as an international frontrunner in gender equality and equal sharing of responsibility for paid and unpaid work is part of the official ideology. Nevertheless, the number of women in ...