State Feminism, Women's Movements, and Job Training

State Feminism, Women's Movements, and Job Training : Making Democracies Work in the Global Economy

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Drawing from the work of internationally renowned scholars from the Research Network on Gender, Politics and the State (RNGS), this study offers in-depth analysis of the relationship between state feminism, women's movements and public policy and places them within a comparative theoretical framework. Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Canada, and the U.S. are all discussed more

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  • Paperback | 396 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 730g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138996475
  • 9781138996472

Table of contents

1. Introduction, Amy Mazur Part I: The European Context 2. Gender Politics in the European Union: The Context for Job Training , Catherine Hoskyns 3. Women's Strategies and the Family Employment Relationship in Spain, Constanza Tobio 4. A Women-Friendly Employment Administration Pursues Symbolic Policies in Austria, Birgit Buchinger and Sieglinde Katharina Rosenberger Part II: The Debates 5. Caught Between Access and Activism in the Multi-level European Union Labryinth, Katie Verlin Laatikainen 6. A Closed Subsystem and Distant Feminist Demands Block Women-Friendly Outcomes in Spain , Celia Valiente 7. Limited Women's Policy Agencies Produce Limited Results in Italy, Marila Guadagnini 8. Republican Universalism Resists State Feminist Approaches to Gendered Equality in France, Amy Mazur 9: A Shifting Policy Environment Divides the Impact of State Feminism in Finland, Anne Maria Holli 10. Femocrats Work with Feminists and the EU Against Gender-Bias in Ireland, Anne Good 11. "Something More is Necessary": The Mixed Achievements of Women's Policy Agencies in Canada, Kathy Teghtsoonian and Joan Grace 12. Federal and State Women's Policy Agencies Help to Represent Women in the USA , Dorothy McBride Stetson 13. Comparative Conclusions, Amy Mazurshow more