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Gendering the European Union : New Approaches to Old Democratic Deficits

By: Abels, Gabriele.
Contributor(s): Mushaben, Joyce Marie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Gender and Politics: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (300 p.).ISBN: 9780230353299.Subject(s): Equality - European Union countries | Equality -- European Union countries | Gender mainstreaming - European Union countries | Gender mainstreaming -- European Union countries | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization | POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy | Sex discrimination against women - European Union countries | Sex discrimination against women -- European Union countries | Women and democracy - European Union countries | Women and democracy -- European Union countries | Women’s rights -- Government policy -- European Union countries | Women's rights - Government policy - European Union countriesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gendering the European Union : New Approaches to Old Democratic DeficitsDDC classification: 305.42094 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures and Boxes; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; List of Abbreviations; 1 Introduction: Studying the EU from a Gender Perspective; Part I: Gendering Perspectives and EU Processes; 2 Gendering Theories of European Integration; 3 Gendering the Institutions and Actors of the EU; 4 Gendering the EU Policy Process and Constructing the Gender Acquis; 5 From Equal Treatment to Gender Mainstreaming and Diversity Management; 6 Gendering Enlargement of the EU; Part II: Meliorating Old and New EU Policy Deficits and Blind Spots
7 The Common Agricultural Policy and Gender Equality8 Gendering Employment Policy: From Equal Pay to Work-Life Balance; 9 Gendering the Social Policy Agenda: Anti-Discrimination, Social Inclusion and Social Protection; 10 Research by, for and about Women: Gendering Science and Research Policy; 11 Women on the Move: EU Migration and Citizenship Policy; 12 Conclusion: Rethinking the Double Democratic Deficit of the EU; Bibliography; Index
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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Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures and Boxes; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; List of Abbreviations; 1 Introduction: Studying the EU from a Gender Perspective; Part I: Gendering Perspectives and EU Processes; 2 Gendering Theories of European Integration; 3 Gendering the Institutions and Actors of the EU; 4 Gendering the EU Policy Process and Constructing the Gender Acquis; 5 From Equal Treatment to Gender Mainstreaming and Diversity Management; 6 Gendering Enlargement of the EU; Part II: Meliorating Old and New EU Policy Deficits and Blind Spots

7 The Common Agricultural Policy and Gender Equality8 Gendering Employment Policy: From Equal Pay to Work-Life Balance; 9 Gendering the Social Policy Agenda: Anti-Discrimination, Social Inclusion and Social Protection; 10 Research by, for and about Women: Gendering Science and Research Policy; 11 Women on the Move: EU Migration and Citizenship Policy; 12 Conclusion: Rethinking the Double Democratic Deficit of the EU; Bibliography; Index

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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GABRIELE ABELS Professor of Comparative Politics and European Integration at the Department of Political Science at the University of Tübingen, GermanySARA CLAVERO Senior Research Fellow at the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queen's University Belfast, UKYVONNE GALLIGAN Professor of Comparative Politics at Queen's University Belfast, UKAGNÈS HUBERT Official of the European Commission. ANNICA KRONSELL Associate Professor of Political Science at Lund University, SwedenBIRGIT LOCHER Professor of International Relations and Gender Studies at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Tübingen, GermanyJOYCE MARIE MUSHABEN Professor of Comparative Politics and Gender Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, USAELISABETH PRÜGL Professor of Political Science at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, SwitzerlandMARIA STRATIGAKI Assistant Professor and Director of the Centre for Gender Studies at the Department of Social Policy, Panteion University, GreeceANNA VAN DER VLEUTEN Associate Professor of European Integration at the Institute for Management Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands ALISON E. WOODWARD Research Professor at the Institute of European Studies and co-director of the Center for Gender Studies and Diversity Research at the Free University of Brussels (VUB, Belgium)

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