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Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Culture and Public Opinion

Vera Lomazzi and Isabella Crespi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447317692
eISBN:
9781447318057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317692.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The book provides a systematic scientific overview of gender mainstreaming in Europe. It recalls the main steps of the origins and the development of the European gender mainstreaming (GM) strategy. ... More


Gender mainstreaming in Europe: legislation and cultural changes

Vera Lomazzi and Isabella Crespi

in Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Culture and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447317692
eISBN:
9781447318057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317692.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The exploration of the development of the gender mainstreaming strategy and its effect on, European legislation concerning gender equality, from its beginnings to today is the aim of this chapter.The ... More


Introduction

Vera Lomazzi and Isabella Crespi

in Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Culture and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447317692
eISBN:
9781447318057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317692.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The introductory chapter aims at presenting the most important aspects of the book exploring the European policy strategy for gender equality, known as gender mainstreaming. The book focuses on the ... More


Gender equality and gender mainstreaming: the issue of equal opportunities in the European context

Vera Lomazzi and Isabella Crespi

in Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Culture and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447317692
eISBN:
9781447318057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317692.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter deals with the definition, understanding and exploration of the issue of gender equality approaches that the EU has developed to promote equal opportunities between men and women. The ... More


Nordic Vampires: Stories of Social Exclusion in Nordic Welfare States

Outi Hakola

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Nordic vampire films, comprising films produced in Denmark, Sweden and Finland, are not a coherent or regular phenomenon. Although they are familiar with and even borrow the conventions of ... More


The impact of gender, race and class on women’s political participation in post-apartheid South Africa: challenges for community development

Janine Hicks and Sithembiso Myeni

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The inclusion of women, and women’s participation in politics has been identified as key prerequisites for the development of an inclusive democracy and the promotion of good governance in ... More


Woman in Motion: Escaping Yoknapatawpha

Lorie Watkins

in Faulkner's Geographies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781496802279
eISBN:
9781496802323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802279.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Feminist geography has long considered the effect of geographic differences on gender relations and gender equality. In this essay, Lorie Watkins reads Faulknerian women, especially Linda Snopes ... More


Living Customary Law and the Law: Does Custom Allow for a Woman to Be Hosi?

Drucilla Cornell

in Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257577
eISBN:
9780823261574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257577.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter reviews the court cases of all levels of the court system in South Africa as they grappled with the decision of the Valoyi Tribe to appoint a woman as hosi. The supreme court of South ... More


The Difference: Women and (In)equality

Irfan Ahmad

in Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635095
eISBN:
9781469635101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635095.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 6 documents vibrant critiques of Maududi’s Janus-like neopatriarchate. It shows how people connected to the Jamaat criticized Maududi’s position on such issues as veiling, women’s ... More


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