Gender and the European Union by Johanna KantolaGender and the European Union by Johanna Kantola

Gender and the European Union

byJohanna Kantola

Paperback | July 14, 2010

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This broad ranging new text provides a systematic assessment of the emergence of gender as a significant issue on the EU agenda and of the EU's impact on gender inequality, both in terms of specifically gender-related policies and the gender dimensions of other policies.
JOHANNA KANTOLA is Senior Lecturer in Political Science, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Title:Gender and the European UnionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.6 inPublished:July 14, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230542336

ISBN - 13:9780230542334


Table of Contents

Introducing Gender and the European Union.- The History of Gender in the European Union.- Gendering Political Representation in the European Union.- Policy-Making Processes, Actors and Institutions in the EU from a Gender Perspective.- The EU Gender Policy: Reconciling Work and Family.- Gender Mainstreaming in EU Policy-Making.- Gender Violence in the European Union.- 'Tackling Multiple Discrimination': Gender and Intersecting Inequalities.- Gendering Europeanization in the Enlarged Union.- Conclusion.