Gender and the European Union
Macmillan International Higher Education, Jul 14, 2010 - Political Science - 240 pages
This broad ranging new text provides a systematic assessment of the emergence of gender as a significant issue on the EU agenda and of the EU's impact on gender inequality, both in terms of specifically gender-related policies and the gender dimensions of other policies.
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2 The History of Gender in the European Union
3 Gendering Political Representation in the European Union
4 PolicyMaking Processes Actors and Institutions in the EU from a Gender Perspective
Reconciling Work and Family
6 Gender Mainstreaming in EU PolicyMaking
7 Gender Violence in the European Union
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