Recent Submissions

  • The development of toys and video games with animals: which consequences and signification? 

    Fontanini, Christine; Stevanovic, Biljana (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012)
    This article attempts to demonstrate that specialized video games concerning animals or animal care, especially for girls, may lead to virtual activities and /or real care of animals, which may later cause some girls to ...
  • Gender differences in Internet usage 

    Bujała, Anna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012)
    The results of the Polish edition of the World Internet Project 2011 indicate gender differences both in the intensity of Internet usage and the ways in which it is used. Women spend less time online, have shorter ...
  • Emanations of the body or whatever we get 

    Michałowska, Joanna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012)
    Book review. Monika Banaś, Katarzyna Warmińska (eds.), Kulturowe emanacje ciała [Cultural Emanations of the Body], Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, Kraków 2011, 169 pages
  • The social relevance and the socio-cultural origins of gender differences in spatial abilities 

    Ruthsatz, Vera; Neuburger, Sarah; Quaiser-Pohl, Claudia (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012)
    All over the world girls are still highly underrepresented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) subjects in school, and only a small percentage of women choose occupational careers in ...
  • Single man - typological approach from the perspective of sociocultural gender 

    Paprzycka, Emilia (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012)
    The research results presented below are a part of a larger project aimed at describing the situation of single people in Poland. The research was carried out using a qualitative strategy. This article focuses on men ...
  • Family and work, family or work - the dilemma of young educated Poles 

    Dzwonkowska-Godula, Krystyna; Garncarek, Emilia (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012)
    The aim of this article is to analyze the two ways of life that young, educated Poles must choose for themselves – to have children and combine family and work responsibilities; or not to have children. The paper ...
  • Gender and social determinants of health 

    Ostrowska, Antonina (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012)
    The existing paradoxical differences in the mortality and morbidity rates (death rates and illness rates) between men and women, which are difficult to explain by biological factors, have called researchers’ ...
  • The androgynization of the "city of women" and its region 

    Malinowska, Ewa (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012)
    The purpose of this paper is to answer the question: are there any substantial arguments justifying the label given to the city of Łódź as the “city of women”? This seems especially relevant because the term/phrase can ...
  • Gender stereotypes and their gender-specific impact on academic achievement 

    Endepohls-Ulpe, Martina (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012)
    After decades of research into disadvantages for girls in the educational system, “male underachievement” has recently become a frequently discussed topic in the social sciences. A glance at explanations for the ...