Browsing by Subject "women"
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Do generous parental leave policies help top female earners? Authors:
Publisher and Date:(OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2020)Generous government-mandated parental leave is generally viewed as an effective policy to support women's careers around childbirth. But does it help women to reach top positions in the upper pay echelon of their firms? Using longitudinal employer-employee matched data for the entire Norwegian population, we address this question exploiting a series of reforms that expanded paid leave from 30 weeks in 1989 to 52 weeks in 1993. The representation of women in top positions has only moderately increased ...
How do women receive inheritance? The processes of Turkish women’s inclusion and exclusion from property Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Research Institute of Asian Women, 2013)This article employs Turkey as a case study to explore the relationship between property ownership, inheritance, and women’s empowerment. In Turkey, as in much of the world, men dominate ownership of property. This is despite the fact that women have had equal rights to own and inherit property since 1926. With the establishment of the Republic in 1923 came a series of reforms, one of which replaced Islamic Sharia law with a secular civil law that was based on the Swiss Civil Code. The new law, ...
Lingerie, Bikinis and the Headscarf : Visual depictions of Muslim female migrants in German news media Authors:
Publisher and Date:(2013)By tracing the repetitive visual themes and motifs contained in depictions of Muslim female migrants, this study aims to shed light on the various ways the German print media have tackled the issue of migration and represented cultural difference. An analysis of such images suggests that there are three major categories through which female migrants in Germany are visualized: (1) images that focus on alienation and lack of interaction with Muslims; (2) images that focus on contrasting life styles ...
Selfish vengeful and full of spite: The representations of women who have abortions on Turkish television Authors:
Publisher and Date:(2013)This article analyses the portrayal of women who have abortions in four recent Turkish television series Gümüþ Aþk-i Memnu Hanimin Ç iftlig. i andÖyle Bir Geçer Zaman ki all of which appeared between 2005 and 2011. It is clear from the varying storylines of these melodramas that the depiction of women who have abortions on Turkish television is decidedly negative. The women who have abortions are seen as defying cultural expectations to place motherhood before all else. They are portrayed as ...