PhD thesis and research projects at UAB

Doctoral thesis

The following are the latest PhD thesis and research projects conducted at the UAB that introduce gender or gender perspective in its structure or content. These are good examples on how to incorporate gender perspective from several scopes, whether the object of research, the theoretical literature, the methodological design or because they raise awareness of research problems that are usually hidden and affect not only women but also other subaltern sectors of society.

La interseccionalidad política: tipos y factores de entrada en la agenda política, jurídica y de los movimientos sociales
Marta Cruells López. Direcció: Emanuela Lombardo. Tutor: Joan Subirats. PhD in Public Policy and Social Transformation (2015). The thesis analyses ways of incorporating intersectionality in government policies and social movements. 

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"A pelo",estudio de la gubernamentalidad en la prevención del VIH dirigida a los hombres que tenemos sexo con otros hombres.
Rubén Ávila Rodríguez. Director: Dra. Marisela Montenegro Martínez. PhD in Social Psychology, UAB.  (2014). The thesis examines, grounded in a situated and reflected research, the extent of sexual health campaigns addressed to men who have sex with other men (MSM) in Spain.

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Gènere i treball al Poble Sec (Barcelona) 1960-1975.
Elisabeth Velo. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.  Director: Dr. Olga Paz Torre. Department of Public Law and History of Law (2014). This work analyzes the impact of the legislative policy on woman at work during Franco’s regime between 1960 and 1975, approaching to labour history from a gender perspective. 

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Las mujeres y el poder político: una investidura incompleta.
Angélica Fabiola Bernal. Direcció: Dra. Victoria Camps.  Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Filosofia. (2014) 
Director: Dr. Victoria Camps. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Department of Philosofy. (2014). This paper explores the experiences and discourses of women who have held high positions in Colombian politics, from sociological studies about women with successful careers, known as discriminated elites (García de León, 1997).


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