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Gender equality in Europe: measures and indicators

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/9781447317692.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter dealswith the complex task of measuring gender equality across European countriesby assuming two principal perspectives: the use of macro indicators, developed using gender statistics ... More


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


Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Allison Dorothy Fredette

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Not quite the Cotton Kingdom or the free labor North, the mid-nineteenth-century border South was a land in between. There, the clashing ideologies of this era—slavery and freedom, urban and rural, ... More


European gender cultures

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/9781447317692.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Wondering whethergender mainstreaming really supports the shift to a more gender-egalitarian Europe,this chapter explores the intertwined relation between individual gender role attitudes, gender ... More


Irreconcilable Differences

Allison Dorothy Fredette

in Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the devastating experience of the Civil War in the border South. The chapter opens with the secession crisis, which gave western Virginians their long-awaited opportunity to ... More


Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Margret Fine-Davis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The last several decades have witnessed major changes in gender roles and family patterns, as well as a falling birth rate in Ireland and the rest of Europe. This book presents the results of the ... More


An Introduction to Dance and Gender

Wendy Oliver and Doug Risner

in Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062662
eISBN:
9780813051956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062662.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 introduces the relationship between dance and gender, inquiring into the ways dance is gendered in Western society today and the significance of these findings. An extensive review of ... More


To Form an Enviable Marriage

Allison Dorothy Fredette

in Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Before the Civil War, courting couples in Kentucky, western Virginia, and Appalachian Virginia increasingly stated their desire to build marriages based on affection, love, and mutual happiness. They ... More


No More, Together

Allison Dorothy Fredette

in Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In the antebellum era, border southerners increasingly made use of contractualism in their divorce petitions. Contractualism, or the growing understanding that marriage was not a permanent, ... More


To Honor and Obey

Allison Dorothy Fredette

in Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In the antebellum era, eastern Virginians embraced a definitive and harsh understanding of divorce and its role in society. There, few filed for divorce, most likely knowing that local courts would ... More


Never Happier in Her Life

Allison Dorothy Fredette

in Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the lives of working-class and poor white women of the border South. Their story reveals the potential of border culture—how it gave a voice and agency to women whose stories ... More


Attitudes to gender roles

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

One of the prime questions which the present study addressed was whether or not changes in gender role attitudes and behaviour were affecting family formation. Because gender role attitudes and ... More


Gender and Achievement Choices

Jacquelynne S. Eccles

in Societal Contexts of Child Development: Pathways of Influence and Implications for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199943913
eISBN:
9780199354689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943913.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Women continue to be underrepresented in physical science and engineering degree programs, and on university and college faculties across the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics. Why is ... More


Freedom Feminism: Individualism, Conservatism, and Gender Roles

Melissa Deckman

in Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479837137
eISBN:
9781479833870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837137.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers how Tea Party and GOP women approach gender roles and reproductive health concerns and whether they consider themselves feminists. This chapter reveals that some—though not ... More


Falling Birth Rates and Rural Depopulation

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter five moves from ethnography at the village level to examine the demographics of declining fertility and rural depopulation plaguing many affluent nations. A failure of generational renewal ... More


At the heart of the party? The women’s Conservative organisation in the age of partial suffrage, 1914–28

David Thackeray

in Rethinking Right-Wing Women: Gender and the Conservative Party, 1880s To the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994389
eISBN:
9781526132383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994389.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Conservative party women’s organisation, established in 1918, rapidly attracted a significantly larger membership than its Labour or Liberal rivals. Nonetheless, women remained woefully ... More


Walking Raddy: The Baby Dolls of New Orleans

Kim Vaz-Deville (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817396
eISBN:
9781496817440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817396.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since 2004, the Baby Doll Mardi Gras tradition in New Orleans has gone from an obscure, almost-forgotten practice to a flourishing cultural force. The original Baby Dolls were groups of black women, ... More


Torn Apart

Allison Dorothy Fredette

in Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the impact of the Civil War on divorce in the postwar period. As in other parts of the United States, the Civil War had a profound impact on the psyche and emotions of the ... More


Proclaiming the New Heterosexual Family

Taylor G. Petrey

in Tabernacles of Clay: Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656229
eISBN:
9781469656243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656229.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In 1995 Church leaders issued “The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” which codified LDS teachings on sex, marriage, and gender roles. The document coincided with further accommodation to feminist ... More


Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast

Gina M. Martino

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640990
eISBN:
9781469641010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640990.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Across the borderlands of the early American northeast, New England, New France, and Native nations deployed women with surprising frequency to the front lines of wars that determined control of ... More


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