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Title Gendering the European Union : new approaches to old democratic deficits / edited by Gabriele Abels and Joyce Marie Mushaben
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xix, 279 pages) : illustrations
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 "This volume is a holistic assessment of six decades of European integration as seen through a gender lens. It features the insights of scholars from nine countries, who analyze new and old barriers to gender equality in all realms of EU activity. The first part of the volume offers a critique of mainstream integration theories and situates women across core institutional settings. It traces women's roles as formal actors, as participants in expert networks, and as creative conceptualizers introducing paradigm-changing frameworks and strategies. It also recognizes women as policy innovators contributing to the larger integration project. In the second part the contributors pay special attention to the development and effects of gender mainstreaming. They explore 'gendering' dynamics and outcomes in EU policy domains, including agriculture, the employment and social policy fields, the research, science and technology sector, and the emergent EU migration and citizenship policy arena"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-275) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gender mainstreaming -- European Union countries
Sex discrimination against women -- European Union countries
Women's rights -- Government policy -- European Union countries
Equality -- European Union countries
Women and democracy -- European Union countries
EU & European institutions.
Gender studies, gender groups.
Feminism & feminist theory.
Comparative politics.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Globalization.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Feminism & Feminist Theory.
Politics and Government.
Gender mainstreaming.
Sex discrimination against women.
Women and democracy.
Women's rights -- Government policy.
European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Abels, Gabriele, 1964-
Mushaben, Joyce Marie, 1952-
ISBN 9780230353299