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Transforming Gendered Well-Being in Europe : The Impact of Social Movements

By: Woodward, Alison E.
Contributor(s): Bonvin, Jean-Michel | Renom, Mercè.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Gender and Well-Being: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2011Description: 1 online resource (308 p.).ISBN: 9781409402848.Subject(s): Europe -- Social conditions | Feminism -- Europe -- History | Social movements -- Europe -- History | Well-being -- Europe | Women -- Europe -- Social conditions | Women -- Political activity -- Europe -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Transforming Gendered Well-Being in Europe : The Impact of Social MovementsDDC classification: 303.484082094 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 The Impact of Social Movements on Gendered Well-Being in Europe; Part I: The Transformation of Political and Material Well-Being and Power; 2 Subsistence Movements in Eighteenth-Century Catalonia; 3 Money Matters; 4 Working Women and 'De-Unionization': The Struggles for Autonomy; 5 Second Wave Feminism and the Capability Approach: The Swiss Case; 6 Anti-Modernist Utopia in 'New Europe': Protest, Gender and Well-Being; Part II: The Transformation of Intimate Citizenship
7 Gender, Family Policies and Democracy in Eastern Europe after 19898 Dutch Women's Health Care Movement ; 9 Redefining Well-Being through Actions: Women's Activism and the Polish State; 10 Not Quite Women: Lesbian Activism in Portugal; 11 'We Can't Have Men Giving Birth!' (But We Do); 12 Intimate Citizenship and Gendered Well-Being; Part III: The Transformation of Political Fora and Spaces; 13 Women's Mobilization in Conflicts over Female Muslim Covering; 14 Minority Inclusion, Self-Representation and Coalition-Building
15 Care Economies and Collective Well-Being in Contemporary European Feminist Organizing16 Conclusion: The Role of Social Movements in Transforming Well-Being; Index
Summary: Social movements can improve the well-being of men and women but are frequently analysed through a gender-neutral lens. Taking an international and cross-disciplinary perspective, this book examines the impact of social movements on political and material well-being, self-definition and the capabilities to be gendered political actors in transnational political spaces.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 The Impact of Social Movements on Gendered Well-Being in Europe; Part I: The Transformation of Political and Material Well-Being and Power; 2 Subsistence Movements in Eighteenth-Century Catalonia; 3 Money Matters; 4 Working Women and 'De-Unionization': The Struggles for Autonomy; 5 Second Wave Feminism and the Capability Approach: The Swiss Case; 6 Anti-Modernist Utopia in 'New Europe': Protest, Gender and Well-Being; Part II: The Transformation of Intimate Citizenship

7 Gender, Family Policies and Democracy in Eastern Europe after 19898 Dutch Women's Health Care Movement ; 9 Redefining Well-Being through Actions: Women's Activism and the Polish State; 10 Not Quite Women: Lesbian Activism in Portugal; 11 'We Can't Have Men Giving Birth!' (But We Do); 12 Intimate Citizenship and Gendered Well-Being; Part III: The Transformation of Political Fora and Spaces; 13 Women's Mobilization in Conflicts over Female Muslim Covering; 14 Minority Inclusion, Self-Representation and Coalition-Building

15 Care Economies and Collective Well-Being in Contemporary European Feminist Organizing16 Conclusion: The Role of Social Movements in Transforming Well-Being; Index

Social movements can improve the well-being of men and women but are frequently analysed through a gender-neutral lens. Taking an international and cross-disciplinary perspective, this book examines the impact of social movements on political and material well-being, self-definition and the capabilities to be gendered political actors in transnational political spaces.

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