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Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Frances Galt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book contributes to important discussions on gender inequality in the present-day film and television industries and labour movement through an historical analysis of women workers and their ... More


A Conspicuous Silence: U.S. Foreign Policy, Women, and Saudi Arabia

Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl

in The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter studies the subjugation of women in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is one of the worst countries for females, ranking 145th out of the 158 countries in the U.N. Development Programme's ... More


Resisting welfare reforms and work-first policies

David Etherington

in Austerity, Welfare and Work: Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447350088
eISBN:
9781447350118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350088.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter explores the resistance by trade unions and rights organisations against the welfare reforms. There are a variety of strategies and challenges – particularly focussed around the removal ... More


The Objective and Subjective Development Indices

Miguel E. Basáñez and Ronald F. Inglehart

in A World of Three Cultures: Honor, Achievement and Joy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190270360
eISBN:
9780190270407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270360.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Current measures of development are not helping countries set their incentives and priorities properly. This chapter discusses some shortcomings of current methods of measuring development (including ... More


Breaking down or breaking through: An alternative way to understanding depression among women in Hong Kong

in Sex and Desire in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139156
eISBN:
9789882209756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139156.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The case studies of ten Hong Kong women diagnosed with depression demonstrate that depression is not necessarily, but can be, one strategy for dealing with the problems of everyday life. Neither is ... More


Youth Prepare for Adulthood

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Where we introduced this book with Angel’s and Benny’s narratives, we complete the adolescent journey for these teens and others in chapter seven. In this chapter, we examine the different ways that ... More


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