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Title Gendering the European Union : new approaches to old democratic deficits / edited by Gabriele Abels and Joyce Marie Mushaben
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (300 pages)
Series Gender and politics series
Gender and politics (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Contents Studying the EU from a gender perspective / Gabriele Abels and Joyce Mari Mushaben -- Gendering theories of European integration / Annica Kronsell -- Gendering the institutions and actors of the EU / Anna van der Vleuten -- Gendering the EU policy process and constructing the gender acquis / Brigit Locher -- From equal treatment to gender mainstreaming and diversity management / Alison E. Woodward -- Gendering enlargement of the EU / Yvonne Galligan and Sara Clavero -- The common agricultural policy and gender equality / Elisabeth Prügl -- Gendering employment policy : from equal pay to work-life balance / Agnès Hubert -- Gendering the social policy agenda : anti-discrimination, social inclusion and social protection / Maria Stratigaki -- Research by, for and about women : gendering science and research policy / Gabriele Abels -- Women on the move : EU migration and citizenship policy / Joyce Marie Mushaben -- Rethinking the double democratic deficit of the EU / Joyce Marie Mushaben and Gabriele Abels
Summary An exploration of European integration as seen through a gender lens. This book looks at integration theories, institutional relationships, enlargement, the development of gender law and the role of formal actors, scholars and expert networks in the EU policy-making process. With a focus on gender mainstreaming as a new approach to gender policy
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Subject Equality -- European Union countries.
Gender mainstreaming -- European Union countries.
Sex discrimination against women -- European Union countries.
Women and democracy -- European Union countries.
Women's rights -- European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Abels, Gabriele, 1964-
Mushaben, Joyce Marie, 1952-
ISBN 0230353290