Gendering Spanish Democracy
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Gendering Spanish Democracy

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This book provides an up-to-date critical assessment of gender in Spain with reference to the key social and political fields. It addresses aspects of women's experience such as the public spheres of elective politics, public policy-making and the labour market. This is underpinned by an in-depth analysis of underlying dynamics and structures that contribute to shaping gender relations in Spain, including women's activism, the family and the state social security system.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 13.72mm | 467g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6 black & white illustrations
  • 1138975052
  • 9781138975057

About Monica Threlfall

Monica Threlfall is Senior Lecturer in Politics, Loughborough University, UK; and editor of the International Journal of Iberian Studies. She edited Consensus Politics in Spain: Insider Perspectives; and Mapping the Women's Movement: feminist politics and social transformation in the North. Christine Cousins is Principal Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. She is the author of Society, Work and Welfare in Europe. Celia Valiente is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and Sociology of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain. She has published widely in Spanish.show more

Table of contents

Part One: Gendering Democratic Spain1. Introduction Monica Threfall and Christine Cousins2. Gendering the Transition to Democracy: Reassessing the Impact of Women's Activism Monica Threlfall3. The Development of a Gendered Social Policy Regime Christine CousinsPart Two: Engendering New Policies4. Regulating Sexual Harassment at Work Celia Valiente5. Combating Violence Against Women Celia Valiente6. Towards Parity Representation in Party Politics Monica Threlfall7. Securing a Foothold in the Labour Market Christine Cousins8. The Changing Roles of Men in Families Celia Valiente9. From Progress to Resistance? Monica Threlfall and Christine CousinsAppendix10. Commented Bibliography of English-Language Publications on Gender in Spain Monica Threlfallshow more