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Netherlands: Gender Balance Here to Stay?

Monique Leyenaar

in Breaking Male Dominance in Old Democracies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653898
eISBN:
9780191751578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653898.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The chapter discusses the political empowerment of women in the Netherlands, starting in 1917 when women obtained the right to stand for office. Four periods are identified: the era of the pioneers, ... More


Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Despite decades of efforts to promote gender equality, most leadership positions in business, politics, education, and even NGOs are occupied by men, and most people still work in occupations ... More


Trailblazing

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

in Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter presents the seven guiding principles that can counteract the myths and assumptions that lull people into accepting gender imbalance as the way things have to be and lead to better ... More


Making the Case for Gender Balance

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

in Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Neither our Western democratic institutions nor the proliferation of educated women with advanced degrees nor economic progress seem to have brought the dramatic changes in the distribution of men ... More


Conclusion

J. McGrath Cohoon and William Aspray

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter focuses on the engineering approach to creating gender balance in computing. Just as engineering has produced many benefits in the absence of complete scientific understanding, the hope ... More


Introduction

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

in Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Instead of ‘gender equality’, this book focuses on ‘gender balance’ and closing gender gaps in leadership and occupations. Gender balance requires fulfilling three main objectives: ensuring that the ... More


Truce

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

in Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Some women are passionately opposed to gender balance. This chapter explains the main reasons for female opposition to gender balance. Religious conservatives rely on strict interpretations of Holy ... More


Wrestling with God and Mammon

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

in Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Some women are passionately opposed to gender balance. This chapter explains the main reasons for female opposition to gender balance. Religious conservatives rely on strict interpretations of Holy ... More


Breaking Male Dominance in Politics

Drude Dahlerup and Monique Leyenaar

in Breaking Male Dominance in Old Democracies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653898
eISBN:
9780191751578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653898.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The chapter presents a four-stage model of breaking male dominance in old democracies, based on the changes in the numerical representation of women: feminist demands concerning women’s ... More


Gender Power Imbalances in Peacekeeping Missions

Sabrina Karim and Kyle Beardsley

in Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190602420
eISBN:
9780190602444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602420.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides the theoretical foundations for the rest of the book. It begins by outlining our main theoretical argument: that gender power imbalances have led to particular problems in ... More


The Role of Gender in the Extractive Industries

Catherine Macdonald

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recognizing that women’s participation is necessary for the achievement of sustainable development, extractives industry companies are increasingly committed to integrating gender equality and ... More


Fifty Years of Women at the European Court of Human Rights: Successes and Failures of the Council of Europe’s Gender Agenda

Helen Keller, Corina Heri, and Myriam Christ

in Identity and Diversity on the International Bench: Who is the Judge?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870753
eISBN:
9780191913365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870753.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The European Court of Human Rights is unique among regional and international courts in that, since 2004, States have been required to include both male and female nominees in their lists of three ... More


The Spoils of Peace: SEAHV in Peacekeeping Operations

Sabrina Karim and Kyle Beardsley

in Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190602420
eISBN:
9780190602444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602420.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on analyzing the determinants of sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment, and violence (SEAHV) in peacekeeping operations. The scope of the analysis focuses on mission-level ... More


Gender balance in the childcare workforce: Why having more men in childcare is important

Kenny Spence and Gary Clapton

in The Child's Curriculum: Working with the Natural Voices of Young Children

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198747109
eISBN:
9780191809439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747109.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The care and education of young children comprise one of the most gender-segregated occupations in the UK. Many a child in Scotland has no positive male influence in education until secondary school. ... More


The Smurfette Principle: Reflections about Gender and the Nomination of Women to the International Bench

Liesbeth Lijnzaad

in Identity and Diversity on the International Bench: Who is the Judge?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870753
eISBN:
9780191913365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870753.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses international judges’ paths towards the bench, arguing that more attention should be paid to the nomination process, rather than focusing only on elections. It dwells on the ... More


Generating Incentives to Appoint Women to the International Bench: Experiences with State practice

Rolf Einar Fife

in Identity and Diversity on the International Bench: Who is the Judge?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870753
eISBN:
9780191913365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870753.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Against the background of the diversity of international judicial institutions and of the criteria for the selection of judges, this chapter sketches recurrent common considerations in the practice ... More


Migration and the Family

Laurens E. Tacoma

in Moving Romans: Migration to Rome in the Principate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198768050
eISBN:
9780191821868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768050.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 4 discusses the implications of Roman family structure for migration patterns. Against recent arguments to the contrary based on isotopic evidence, it is maintained that Roman family ... More


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