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Here you find the english abstracts from recent issues of the journal Tidsskrift for kjønnsforskning (Journal of Gender Research) and from a special English edition of Tidsskrift for kvinneforskning (Journal for Women's Studies), which was the journal's previous name.
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(In Norwegian) This article investigates the growth of Islamic feminism in Sudan and Iran, and critically discusses the local challenges that activists face.
(In Norwegian) This article is interested in examining women’s involvement, both practically and emotionally, in their partner’s health. It specifically seeks to understand the impacts of this involvement on the physical and emotional health of both partners.
(In Norwegian) This article is interested in the representation of masculinities in Norwegian media and popular culture in the 2000s. The author states that the Norwegian TV program Manshow provides an opportunity to analyze the discursive conflicts concerning masculinity in Norwegian Society.
(In Norwegian) This article examines the quota debate for corporate boards in Norway. The author is critical of the assumption that women’s contribution necessarily affect the bottom line of a company. The author suggests that we start asking whether gender differences matter, rather than automatically assuming that they do.
(In Norwegian) The paper focuses on the supply side of local political recruitment processes in Norway, more precisely on gender differences in political motivation.
(In Norwegian) This paper seeks to under the phenomenon of the «momma’s boy» (or mama’s boy) in heterosexual relationships, by combining a post-structural cultural analysis with a structural sociological analysis.
(In Norwegian) While the network of interlocking directorates is not directly regulated by the law on gender quotas on boards of public limited companies in Norway, it has had a substantial effect on this network. This article explores the effects of the law on the network.
(In Norwegian) This article asks if the introduction of gender quotas to boards of directors in Norwegian public limited liability companies is justifiable, and if so, what the valid arguments are.
State feminism meets the business sector. The background for and advancement of gender quotas on company boards as a political reform
(In Norwegian) The aim of this paper is to explore how various processes and events in different social arenas contribute in creating the possibility for and advancement of policy reform. It does so by studying the background for, and the 2003 adoption of, the policy reform introducing gender quotas for Norwegian company boards.
(In Norwegian) This article describes and discusses aspects of the new, Norwegian quota law which regulates the gender composition of boards governing key sectors of Norwegian economic life. Its core question is how and to what extent the law challenges the Norwegian gender equality political tradition of non-involvement with the affairs of business and commerce.
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