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Nära inpå: Maskulinitet, intimitet och gemenskap i brandmäns arbetslag

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Title: Nära inpå: Maskulinitet, intimitet och gemenskap i brandmäns arbetslag
Authors: Ericson, Mathias
Issue Date: 19-May-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Science
Institution: Department of Sociology ; Sociologiska institutionen
Date of Defence: 2011-06-10
Disputation: Fredagen den 10 juni 2011, kl 13.15, Hörsal Sappören, Sprängkullsgatan 25
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Sociology
Keywords: firefighters, profession, gender equality, masculinity, homosociality
Abstract: This study explores the profession of firefighter, in which the progression of gender equality has been particularly slow compared to many other professions in Sweden. The aim of the study is to explore constructions of masculinity in the firefighter profession and how they are related to specific forms of community among men in this profession. The starting point of the thesis is that one of the central mechanisms of gender segregation is male homosociality, which is men’s search for community ... more
ISBN: 978-91-979397-3-7
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