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Changing State Feminism.

By: Outshoorn, Joyce, Professor.
Contributor(s): Kantola, Johanna, Dr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007Description: 1 online resource (352 p.).ISBN: 9780230591424.Subject(s): Feminism | Feminism - Cross-cultural studies | Feminist theory | Feminist theory | WomenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Changing State FeminismDDC classification: 305.42 | 305.4201 LOC classification: HQ1190.C453 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Preface; Notes on the Contributors; List of Abbreviations; 1 Changing State Feminism; 2 Australia: the Fall of the Femocrat; 3 What Happened to the Model Student? Austrian State Feminism since the 1990s; 4 State Feminism and Women's Movements in Belgium: Complex Patterns in a Multilevel System; 5 State Feminism Finnish Style: Strong Policies clash with Implementation Problems; 6 Women's Policy Agencies, Women's Movements and a Shifting Political Context: Towards a Gendered Republic in France?
7 Gender Governance in Post-unification Germany: Between Institutionalization, Deregulation and Privatization8 Unfinished Business: Equality Policy and the Changing Context of State Feminism in Great Britain; 9 Women's Policy Machinery in Italy between European Pressure and Domestic Constraints; 10 Dutch Decay: the Dismantling of the Women's Policy Network in the Netherlands; 11 The Evolution of Spanish State Feminism: a Fragmented Landscape; 12 Swedish State Feminism: Continuity and Change; 13 Women's Policy Agencies and Climate Change in the US: the Era of Republican Dominance
14 Assessing Changes in State Feminism over the Last DecadeBibliography; Index
Summary: Most Western democracies established women''s policy agencies to improve the status of women by the 1990s. One of the book''s key questions is how have women''s policy agencies been able to develop, maintain or enhance their roles in the transformed political context and how have women''s movements adapted to change in twelve states.
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Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Preface; Notes on the Contributors; List of Abbreviations; 1 Changing State Feminism; 2 Australia: the Fall of the Femocrat; 3 What Happened to the Model Student? Austrian State Feminism since the 1990s; 4 State Feminism and Women's Movements in Belgium: Complex Patterns in a Multilevel System; 5 State Feminism Finnish Style: Strong Policies clash with Implementation Problems; 6 Women's Policy Agencies, Women's Movements and a Shifting Political Context: Towards a Gendered Republic in France?

7 Gender Governance in Post-unification Germany: Between Institutionalization, Deregulation and Privatization8 Unfinished Business: Equality Policy and the Changing Context of State Feminism in Great Britain; 9 Women's Policy Machinery in Italy between European Pressure and Domestic Constraints; 10 Dutch Decay: the Dismantling of the Women's Policy Network in the Netherlands; 11 The Evolution of Spanish State Feminism: a Fragmented Landscape; 12 Swedish State Feminism: Continuity and Change; 13 Women's Policy Agencies and Climate Change in the US: the Era of Republican Dominance

14 Assessing Changes in State Feminism over the Last DecadeBibliography; Index

Most Western democracies established women''s policy agencies to improve the status of women by the 1990s. One of the book''s key questions is how have women''s policy agencies been able to develop, maintain or enhance their roles in the transformed political context and how have women''s movements adapted to change in twelve states.

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CHRISTINA BERGQVIST Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of Government, Uppsala University, SwedenMARIA BUSTELO Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Complutense University of Madrid, SpainKAREN CELIS Department of Management Science, Hogeschool Gent, Belgium ALESSIA DONÀ Lecturer in Public Policy Analysis and Comparative Politics, University of Trento, ItalyMARILA GUADAGNINI Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Turin, ItalyANNE MARIA HOLLI Research Fellow (Academy of Finland), Department of Political Science, University of Helsinki, FinlandSABINE LANG Assistant Professor of European Studies, H.M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, USAJONI LOVENDUSKI Anniversary Professor of Politics, Birkbeck College, University of London, UKAMY MAZUR Professor, Department of Political Science, Washington State University, USADOROTHY E. MCBRIDE Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Florida Atlantic University, USAPETRA MEIER Lecturer, Politics Department, Antwerp University, BelgiumJANTINE OLDERSMA Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, Leiden University, The NetherlandsTANJA OLSSON BLANDY Department of Government, Uppsala University, SwedenCANDICE D. ORTBALS Assistant Professor, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, USADIANE SAINSBURY Professor Emeritus, Stockholm University, SwedenBIRGIT SAUER Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Vienna, AustriaMARIAN SAWER Professor of Political Science, Australian National University, Australia

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