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Gender, Sex, and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping

Annica Kronsell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846061
eISBN:
9780199933099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846061.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the post-national defense and its gender implications. A characteristic of the post-national defense is that less attention is paid to the defense of the territory and more to the ... More


Defense and Military Governance in the European Union

Annica Kronsell

in Gender, Sex, and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846061
eISBN:
9780199933099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846061.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter explores the emerging EU security and defense governance (ESDP) and asked how gender has been conceptualized and organized in the development and institutionalization of its military ... More


When the Picture Does Not Fit the Frame: Engaging Afghan Men in Women's Empowerment

Ashraf Zahedi

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0020
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes a daring step by questioning the merits of “gender mainstreaming” in Afghan development policy. Gender mainstreaming has been adopted and implemented throughout the world, and ... More


On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

Fionnuala Ni Aolain, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396645
eISBN:
9780199918416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396645.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Gender oppression has been a feature of war and conflict throughout human history, yet until fairly recently, little attention has been devoted to addressing the consequences of violence and ... More


‘What should we do instead?’ Gender-equality projects and feminist critique

Angelika Sjöstedt Landén and Gunilla Olofsdotter

in Challenging the myth of gender equality in Sweden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325963
eISBN:
9781447325987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325963.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Sjöstedt Landén and Olofsdotter draw on their experiences of ethnographic research in gender mainstreaming projects in the public sector to discuss the conditions for feminist critique in gender ... 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


Restructuring large housing estates: does gender matter?

Christiane Droste, Irene Molina, and Francesca Zajczyk

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the role of gender mainstreaming in the restructuring of large housing estates in Sweden, Italy, and Germany. It provides a brief explanation of gender terminology and its ... More


Gender mainstreaming and social policies in Europe

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/9781447317692.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The third chapter describes the changes in the main conceptualisations of gender equality and GM in relations with social and gender policies and their development over time in Europe. Is it clear ... 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


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


The gender dimensions of New Labour’s international development policy

Elias Juanita and Ferguson Lucy

in Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348289
eISBN:
9781447304302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the gender dimensions of New Labour's international-development work and some of the internal and external limitations of these policies. It first examines the context for ... More


New Labour: towards an engendered politics and policy?

Rummery Kirstein, Gains Francesca, and Annesley Claire

in Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348289
eISBN:
9781447304302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter highlights the fact that New Labour has taken a number of opportunities to address women's issues, and that, as a consequence, the policy framework in the UK has been significantly ... More


Interpreting Europe: mainstreaming gender in Directorate-General for Research, European Commission

Rosalind Cavaghan

in Governing Europe's spaces: European Union re-imagined

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091858
eISBN:
9781781708415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091858.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter critically examines the European Commission’s work of governing. Taking the policy programme of Gender Mainstreaming (GM) as an example, Rosalind Cavaghan shows how officials in ... More


Skill and gender: navigating the theoretical terrain

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/9780719099458.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 1 defends the need for new indicators of ‘gender awareness’ within skilled immigration policy. It draws upon research from feminist industrial relations, sociology, economics and ... 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


Who’s Afraid of the Girls?: Fears about FFPUS

Lesley J. Pruitt

in Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290600
eISBN:
9780520964716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290600.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 5 explores how the FFPU evoked a number of common gendered fears, both around women’s participation in security and women’s participation as women working in all-female units. The latter ... More


Gendering policy analysis? The problems and pitfalls of participatory ‘gender impact assessment’

Yen-Wen Peng

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Gender mainstreaming has become a popular innovation to promote gender equality among cross-national governments. It creates initiatives and tools for feminists and women’s movement activists to ... More


Conclusions

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/9781447317692.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter points out strength and weak elements of the gender mainstreaming strategy. On the one hand it represents one of the few attempts of installing a transnational strategy for gender ... More


The EU debate: gender equality in the EES

Thomas Pfister

in The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the debate about activation and gender equality at the EU level in general and within the EES in particular. It demonstrates how activation has developed as a network of ... More


Theoretical underpinnings: women, gender, feminising and politics

R. Wilson Angelia

in Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348289
eISBN:
9781447304302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the range of concepts appropriate to any discussion of women and New Labour. It presents a brief consideration of the equality/difference debate and subsequent questioning of ... More


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