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Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Anna Boucher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In the global race for skilled immigrants, governments compete for workers. In pursuing such individuals, governments may incidentally discriminate on gender grounds. Existing gendered differences in ... More


New selection grids: points tests and gender effects, 1993–2003

Anna Boucher

in Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 5 considers the second case study - changes in skilled immigration points tests in Australia and Canada over the decade from 1993 to 2003. This Chapter argues that the points test adopted in ... More


Active Citizenship: Gender Equality and Democracy

Rona Fitzgerald

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter starts with the observation that the concept of citizenship embedded in the classical republican tradition is inherently ‘gender biased’. It then argues for a concept of active ... More


Sex Itself

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter situates the sex chromosomes within the history of twentieth century theories of sex, gender, and sexuality. The author shows how the X and Y chromosomes, thought of as “sex itself,” ... More


Universal Credit: overview and gender implications

Fran Bennett

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

From October 2013, the UK government is introducing a new ‘super’ means-tested benefit, universal credit, bringing together various payments for those in and out of work. Its main goals are to ... More


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