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Author Allwood, Gill.

Title Gender and policy in France / Gill Allwood and Khursheed Wadia
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 225 pages)
Series French politics, society and culture
French politics, society, and culture series.
Contents Introduction -- Women, employment and gender equality policy -- Gender parity reform -- Abortion -- Prostitution -- Domestic violence -- The Islamic headscarf (hijab) -- Conclusion
Summary "Taking as a premise that all public policies are gendered, Allwood and Wadia consider selected policy issues which illustrate certain aspects of the relationship between feminism, gender and policy; a relationship which is increasingly recognized as complex, dynamic and variable"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-212) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Women -- Government policy -- France.
Women -- France -- Politics and government.
Women -- France -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Wadia, Khursheed.
ISBN 0230244386 (electronic bk.)
9780230244382 (electronic bk.)