Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 2199 avhandlingar innehållade ordet sex.
Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis analyzes Swedish sex role research between 1959 and 1979. The focal point of the analysis is how researchers reshaped ideas about sex/gender. This process is put in relation to the political context which affected and was affected by such ideas. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The present dissertation consists of four studies. The first study serves as a descriptive background to the following three self-contained but interrelated empirical studies. The joint theme is horizontal labour market sex segregation. LÄS MER
3. Safe Sex, Unsafe Identities : Intersections of ’Race’, Gender and Sexuality in Swedish HIV/AIDS Policy
Sammanfattning : This dissertation examines the different depictions of ‘immigrants’ and the ways in which migration, ethnicity and racism have been handled by Swedish HIV/AIDS policy since the early 1980s. The dissertation consists of five separate articles and an introductory chapter that outlines the discourse-theoretical approach used in the subsequent articles. LÄS MER
4. Ambivalent Ambiguity? : A study of how women with 'atypical' sex development make sense of female embodiment
Sammanfattning : Against a backdrop of feminist and social scientific research on sex, female embodiment, and normality this thesis aims to discern how young women, who in adolescence have learned that their bodies are developing in ways considered ‘atypical’ for the female sex, make sense of their bodies and their situation. In focus are the ways in which the women make sense of and negotiate female embodiment; how they, particularly in stories about their interactions with others, position their embodied selves; and how norms and beliefs about sexed embodiment, heterosexual practice, and in/fertility are strengthened and challenged in the interviewees’ sense-making. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Stroke is a severe cerebrovascular disease in which the neuronal tissue and vasculature of the brain undergo ischemia-evoked alterations. We have demonstrated an increased expression of cerebrovascular contractile receptors in the brain. This is hypothesized to mitigate cerebral blood flow and exacerbate tissue damage after stroke. LÄS MER