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15 p, 1.1 MB Is there a gender gap in the sense of duty to vote? / Galais, Carol (Departament de Ciència Política i Dret Públic, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Blais, André (Département de Science Politique, Université de Montréal)
The topic of gender differences in the propensity to vote has been a central theme in political behavior studies for more than seventy years. When trying to explain why the turnout gender gap has shrunk over the last few decades, some scholars have claimed that this might be due to the fact that women are more dutiful than men; however, no study to date has systematically addressed gender differences regarding the sense of civic duty to vote. [...]
2019 - 10.3390/soc9040078
Societies, Vol. 9 (2019) , p. 1-15  
18 p, 741.4 KB The Production of Step-Level Public Goods in Structured Social Networks : An Agent-Based Simulation / León Medina, Francisco José (Universitat de Girona) ; Alcaide Lozano, Vanessa (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Miguel Quesada, Francisco J. (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
This paper presents a multi-agent simulation of the production of step-level public goods in social networks. In previous public goods experimental research the design of the sequence ordering of decisions have been limited because of the necessity of simplicity taking priority over realism, which means they never accurately reproduce the social structure that constrains the available information. [...]
2014 - 10.18564/jasss.2419
Journal of artificial societies and social simulation, Vol. 17 Núm. 1 (2014)  
12 p, 254.0 KB Islam and mass media consumption in post-migration contexts among women from Northern Africa in Catalonia (Spain) / Huertas Bailén, Amparo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
This paper explores the influence of religion in cultural hybridization processes linked to migratory experience, taking into account the study of mass media consumption. Our research focused on the analysis of Muslim women from northern Africa living in Catalonia (Spain) over a 5-year period. [...]
2018 - 10.3390/soc8030091
Societies, Vol. 8, Num. 91 (2018)  
32 p, 693.5 KB A Job of One's Own. Does Women's Labor Market Participation Influence the Economic Insecurity of Households? / Maestripieri, Lara (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Govern i Polítiques Públiques)
Background: The article investigates the phenomenon of economic insecurity from a feminist perspective, assessing the role of women's labour market participation in predicting the phenomenon. It draws on the work of Trifiletti (1999) to analyse women's role in providing welfare for the entire family. [...]
Societies, Vol. 8 Núm. 7 (2018) , p. 1-32  
15 p, 394.8 KB The contemporary utopia of self-realization / Maestripieri, Lara (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Utopia in classic literature is a place in which community is a value in itself. The individual is tied to a collective that gives him a meaning for his own life and his moral value is based on his participation to the utopian collective. [...]
Studies in Changing Societies, Vol. 2 Núm. 3 (2012) , p. 105-119  
26 p, 462.9 KB Women at risk : the impact of labour-market participation, education and household structure on the economic vulnerability of women through Europe / Kasearu, K. (University of Tartu) ; Maestripieri, Lara (University of Pavia) ; Ranci, C. (Polytechnic of Milan)
While increasing female employment has contributed to reducing gender inequality, it has also exposed women to higher economic insecurity. The contribution of this paper is to understand the social conditions that might expose women to economic insecurity in different European cities. [...]
2017 - 10.1080/14616696.2016.1268703
European Societies, Vol. 19 Núm. 2 (17 Mar 2017) , p. 202-221  
23 p, 88.8 KB Captured by the Totally Pedagogised Society : teachers and teaching in the knowledge economy / Bonal, Xavier (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Sociologia) ; Rambla, Xavier, 1966- (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Sociologia)
This paper makes use of one of the last concepts developed by Basil Bernstein (the Totally Pedagogised Society, TPS) to understand some of the forces and contradictions underlying today's teachers' work in Spain. [...]
Globalisation, societies and education, Vol. 1 Núm. 2 (July 2003) , p. 169-184  
22 p, 387.6 KB Measuring educational liberalisation : a global analysis of GATS / Verger, Antoni (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
In this article, we examine the process of trade liberalisation of educational services in the framework of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Specifically, we analyse the factors that influence the undertaking of commitments on educational liberalisation by the member countries of the WTO. [...]
Globalisation, societies and education, Vol. 6 Núm. 1 (2008) , p. 13-31  
23 p, 148.9 KB Planning, re-bordering and setting times: a comparative analysis of European and Latin American "education spaces" / Rambla, Xavier, 1966- (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Sociologia)
The article compares educational regionalisation in Europe and Latin America. This analysis unveils the influence of three social phenomena in the two case studies, namely power, fields of activity and knowledge. [...]
2013 - 10.1080/14767724.2013.847731
Globalisation, societies and education, Vol. 11 Núm. 4 (2013)  
19 p, 517.6 KB A model-to-model analysis of Bertrand competition / Vilà, Xavier (Vilà Carnicero)
This paper studies a version of the classical Bertrand model in which consumers exhibit some strategic behavior when deciding from what seller they will buy. We use two related but different tools. Both consider a probabilistic learning (or evolutionary) mechanism, and in the two of them consumers' behavior influences the competition between the sellers. [...]
Journal of artificial societies and social simulation, Vol. 11 Núm. 2 (2008) , p. 185-205  

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