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Title Multiple meanings of gender equality : a critical frame analysis of gender policies in Europe / edited by Mieke Verloo
Published New York ; Budapest : CEU Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (ii, 309 pages)
Series CPS books, 1587-6942
CPS Books.
Contents Contested gender equality and policy variety in Europe : introducing a critical frame analysis approach -- European Union gender policy since Beijing : shifting concepts and agendas -- Taming the male sovereign? framing gender inequality in politics in the European Union and the member states -- The pregnant worker and caring mother : framing family policies across Europe -- Domestic violence : a public matter -- What's the problem with prostitution? prostitution politics in Austria and Slovenia since the 1990s. A comparison of frames -- Overcoming brides and grooms : the representation of lesbian and gay rights in Spain -- Where did gender disappear? anti-discrimination policy in the EU accession process in Hungary -- A closer look at the intersection of gender equality and migration in the Netherlands (1995-2005) -- Conclusions on framing gender inequality as a policy problem in Europe
Summary This book aims to map the diversity of meanings of gender equality across Europe and reflects on the contested concept of gender equality. In its exploration of this diversity it not only takes into account the existence of different visions of gender equality and the way in which different political and theoretical debates crosscut these visions, but also reflects upon the geographical contexts in which visions and debates over gender equality are located. The contextual locations where the analyzed debates take place include the European Union and Austria, Greece, Hungary, the Netherlands, Slovenia, and Spain. In the discussion of the different ways of framing gender equality, each chapter provides insights into the ongoing theoretical and political debate about "what is gender equality?", disclosing the visions, debates, and contexts that move around and contribute to shape such a complex and contested concept
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sex discrimination against women -- Government policy -- Europe.
Sex discrimination against women -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Verloo, Mieke, 1950-
ISBN 1281376825 (electronic bk.)
1435603710 (electronic bk.)
6155211396 (electronic bk.)
9781281376824 (electronic bk.)
9781435603714 (electronic bk.)
9786155211393 (electronic bk.)
9789639776081 (paperback; alk. paper)