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Economic inequalities between countries and the impact on youth and elderly respectively: a comparative case study focusing on Greece and Sweden
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, The Department of Gender Studies.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis attempts to throw light on the underlying reasons behind the economic ambivalence between EU countries. In this sense, Greece and Sweden will be posted at the center of my research interest. For this purpose, Intersectionality theory as well as Neo liberalism and Neoclassical economics will be used in such a way that will assist me to disclose the deep causes of this inequality and to further examine how intersections of gender, age/generation and class are intertwined and affect the youth and elderly in both countries. Furthermore, both qualitative and quantitative data will be applied in a way that will enable me to compare and contrast the two social groups chosen. Having demonstrated that, I will move a step forward by narrowing down my research focus on how the youth in both countries react against this kind of social exclusion.

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2015. , 53 p.
Keyword [en]
Economic inequalities, countries, social impact, youth, elderly, Intersectionality, Neo liberalism, Neo classical economics
Keyword [el]
Οικονομικές ανισότητες, χώρες. κοινωνικός αντίκτυπος, νέοι, ηλικιωμένοι, Νεο φιλελευθερισμός
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Gender Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-123920ISRN: LIU-TEMA G/GSIC1-A—15/005—SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-123920DiVA: diva2:893845
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Gender Studies - Intersectionality and Change, One Year
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Available from: 2016-01-13 Created: 2016-01-13 Last updated: 2016-01-14Bibliographically approved

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