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Browsing by Subject "Jafnréttismál"

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  • Löve, Laufey; Traustadottir, Rannveig; Rice, James (Cogitatio, 2018-03-26)
    Achieving disability equality calls for transformative changes to society’s structures and norms. Recognizing the central role of disabled people and their organizations in this restructuring, and the call of the Convention on the Rights of Persons ...
  • Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg Linda; Weigt, Jill (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-03-29)
    In the present article, we analyze a project in a heavy industry plant in Iceland in which the management aims to hire an equal number of women and men and, thereby, to work against the gender segregation of work. For their efforts, called the 50/50 ...
  • Ásgeirsdóttir, Sigurbjörg K.; Einarsdóttir, Þorgerður J. (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2016-12-16)
    Í greininni er fjallað um atvinnu og atvinnuuppbyggingu í dreifbýli, hvernig hún horfir við íbúum á landsbyggðinni og hvaða áhrif hún hefur á stöðu kynjanna. Seinni hluta síðustu aldar einkenndust aðgerðir stjórnvalda af tilraunum til að bregðast við ...
  • Axelsdóttir, Laufey; Halrynjo, Sigtona (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018)
    The under-representation of women in executive management stands in contrast to their educational attainment, and labor market participation in most countries. This paper examines to what degree top-managers in the gender equal states, Iceland and ...
  • Guðbjörnsdóttir, Guðný; Lárusdóttir, Steinunn Helga (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2017-12-31)
    Hér er greint frá niðurstöðum spurningakönnunar á viðhorfum, þekkingu og áhuga skólastjóra í leik-, grunn-, og framhaldsskólum á kynjajafnrétti og fræðslu á því sviði. Sambærileg rannsókn meðal skólastjóra hefur ekki verið gerð. Spurningalisti var ...
  • Asgeirsdottir, Tinna Laufey; Jóhannsdóttir, Hildur Margrét (Springer Nature, 2017-03-09)
    How business cycles affect income-related distribution of diseases and health disorders is largely unknown. We examine how the prevalence of thirty diseases and health conditions is distributed across the income spectrum using survey data collected in ...
  • Valdimarsdóttir, Margrét (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-06-20)
    The current research examines the cross-national relationship between income and gender inequality as well as their interconnected influences on both female and male homicide victimization. Using a sample of 127 heterogeneous countries, this research ...
  • Jóhannesson, Ingólfur Ásgeir (Rannsóknarstofa í kvenna- og kynjafræðum, 2004)
    Á undanförnum árum hefur umræða um stöðu drengja í skólum verið nokkur og þeirri skoðun vaxið fiskur um hrygg að þeir eigi undir högg að sækja. Í þessari bók eru fræðilegar kenningar og rannsóknir nýttar til þess að leggja fram raunhæfar tillögur um ...
  • Bjarnadóttir, María Rún; Magnússon, Bjarni Már; Kristjansdottir, Hafrún; Guðmundsdóttir, Margrét Lilja (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-06-20)
    Í greininni er lagalegt umhverfi íþrótta á Íslandi kannað með hliðsjón af kynjajafnréttissjónarmiðum með hinni fræðilegu lagalegu aðferð (e. doctrinal method). Þannig eru skoðuð sjónarmið sem legið hafa til grundvallar lagasetningu um íþróttir, ...
  • Hakala, Katariina; Björnsdóttir, Kristín; Lappalainen, Sirpa; Johannesson, Ingolfur Asgeir; Teittinen, Antti (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01-02)
    Disability studies in education (DSE) is an interdisciplinary field derived from the need to re-conceptualise special education dominated by a medical perspective on disability. In this article we identify what characterises DSE research and consider ...
  • Duvander, Ann-Zofie; Lappegård, Trude; Andersen, Synøve N.; Garðarsdóttir, Ólöf; Neyer, Gerda; Viklund, Ida (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, 2019-06-18)
    Background: Demographic theories maintain that family policies that support gender equality may lead to higher fertility levels in postindustrial societies. This phenomenon is often exemplified by the situation in the Nordic countries. These countries ...
  • Einarsdottir, Arney; Olafsdottir, Katrin; Nesaule, Laura (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2018-06-25)
    A persistent unexplained gender wage gap exists in Iceland and women are still in a minority as directors, chairs of boards and board members within organizations. Organizations are required by law to have a gender equality statement, but in addition ...
  • Brynjarsdóttir, Eyja (Félag áhugamanna um heimspeki, 2017)
    Analytic philosophy has for a long time had the image of not being a field where social criticism is practiced. Instead, it gives the impression of putting all the emphasis on abstract concepts that have little or no application to current affairs. In ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Ásta; Hjálmarsdóttir, Kristín Anna (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2011-09-15)
    Í þessari rannsókn er reynt að fanga þá karlmennskuhugmynd sem Egill Einarsson íþróttafræðingur heldur á lofti og skoða hana í ljósi fræðilegra kenninga um karlmennsku og valdatengsl í samfélaginu. Kenningar um þróun karlmennskuhugmynda gera ráð fyrir ...
  • Björnsson, Gísli; Björnsdóttir, Harpa; Björnsdóttir, Kristín; Smárason, Ragnar (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2017-11-27)
    Á undanförnum misserum hafa orðið breytingar í umræðunni um jafnrétti þar sem áhersla er lögð á jafnrétti allra í stað þess að beina sjónum fyrst og fremst að jafnrétti kynjanna. Þrátt fyrir þessar breytingar hefur fatlað fólk, og þá sérstaklega fólk ...
  • Einarsdóttir, Þorgerður J.; Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg LINDA; Valdimarsdóttir, Margrét (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2019-04-01)
    High levels of women in politics and paid work, together with the availability of paid parental leave and public child care, make the gender imbalance in business leadership in Iceland all the more confounding. This study analyzes business leaders’ ...
  • Júlíusdóttir, Ólöf (University of Iceland, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics, 2019-08-16)
    Gender disparity in business leadership positions has received increasing attention in the world. Globally, women are still vastly underrepresented in the higher levels of organisations. Despite women representing half of the capable work force ...
  • 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 ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Ásta; Gíslason, Ingólfur V. (SAGE Publications, 2017-06-11)
    Iceland enjoys an international reputation as one of the most gender equal countries in the world. This article analyses how young men in Reykjavík, the country’s capital, perceive masculinities as they orient themselves in surroundings where ...
  • Einarsdóttir, Unnur Dóra; Christiansen, Thora; Kristjánsdóttir, Erla S. (SAGE Publications, 2018-01)
    The ratio of women in top-management positions is improving very slowly, even in countries scoring high on gender equality like Iceland. Despite over three decades of research having documented the barriers faced by women seeking top-management positions, ...