Gender in Postmodernism Maritime Transport
Keywords:Gender shipping, seafarer, gender stereotypes, gender bias, Maritime Labour Convention, International Labour Organization.
AbstractIn this article the focus of the scientific analysis is made on the possible relation between postmodernism and maritime gender culture. The fundament of the study are the research findings from the international project “Gender Equality and Cultural Awareness in Maritime Education and Training” (GECAMET), financed by the International Association of Maritime Universities and the Nippon Foundation between 2017 and 2018. GECAMET had the objective of advancing knowledge in the domain of women motivation to join the maritime sector and on cultural awareness in mixed crews. In this paper is used an innovative approach on the relation between postmodernism challenges and the complexity of the intercultural relations established among individuals (human factors), shipping companies, ship management practices and MET institutions on issues related to gender equality.
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