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Nya förhållningssätt i den fackliga jämställdhetspolitiken? En studie av LOs Klass och kön-serie 1990-2000

Rydstedt, Johan (2005)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
At the Congress of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) in 1991 a decision was made to reform LOs politics of gender. In the new resolution class and gender were established as equal causes of oppression. This was a giant leap from LOs traditional politics, where the dimension of class had always been considered more important than gender. The present thesis discusses how gender was constructed in LOs discourse after 1990 by analysing their official publications about gender politics called Klass och kön. The key terms in the analysis are continuity and change. Continuity refers to three various themes regarding how a male norm has been characterizing the gender constructions in LOs discourse. All of these three themes can still be... (More)
At the Congress of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) in 1991 a decision was made to reform LOs politics of gender. In the new resolution class and gender were established as equal causes of oppression. This was a giant leap from LOs traditional politics, where the dimension of class had always been considered more important than gender. The present thesis discusses how gender was constructed in LOs discourse after 1990 by analysing their official publications about gender politics called Klass och kön. The key terms in the analysis are continuity and change. Continuity refers to three various themes regarding how a male norm has been characterizing the gender constructions in LOs discourse. All of these three themes can still be found in LOs official publications throughout the 1990s. In order to find traces of change three important political reforms and ideas are observed which LO, as an organisation concerned with gender, should pay attention to but which at the same time challenge their historical gender constructions. The only one of these that really seems to have influenced the way gender is constructed in LOs discourse, is the academic discussion concerning differences and recognition. (Less)
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Rydstedt, Johan
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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LO, Könskonstruktion, Diskurs, Kontinuitet, Förändring, Political and administrative sciences, Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap
language
Swedish
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1330405
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2005-06-20 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {At the Congress of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) in 1991 a decision was made to reform LOs politics of gender. In the new resolution class and gender were established as equal causes of oppression. This was a giant leap from LOs traditional politics, where the dimension of class had always been considered more important than gender. The present thesis discusses how gender was constructed in LOs discourse after 1990 by analysing their official publications about gender politics called Klass och kön. The key terms in the analysis are continuity and change. Continuity refers to three various themes regarding how a male norm has been characterizing the gender constructions in LOs discourse. All of these three themes can still be found in LOs official publications throughout the 1990s. In order to find traces of change three important political reforms and ideas are observed which LO, as an organisation concerned with gender, should pay attention to but which at the same time challenge their historical gender constructions. The only one of these that really seems to have influenced the way gender is constructed in LOs discourse, is the academic discussion concerning differences and recognition.},
  author       = {Rydstedt, Johan},
  keyword      = {LO,Könskonstruktion,Diskurs,Kontinuitet,Förändring,Political and administrative sciences,Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Nya förhållningssätt i den fackliga jämställdhetspolitiken? En studie av LOs Klass och kön-serie 1990-2000},
  year         = {2005},
}