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Women's social rights and entitlements /
edited by Audrey Guichon, Christien L. van den Anker and Irina Novikova.
imprint
Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
description
xvii, 255 p.
ISBN
1403949921 (cloth)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
isbn
1403949921 (cloth)
catalogue key
5929285
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Based on country reports and practical input from researchers and activists in the field, the book is an up-to-date account of the issue of women's social entitlements and rights across Europe.
Description for Bookstore
This book provides an overview and presentation of burning issues in women's social rights and entitlements across Europe.
Main Description
This book examines the state of women's rights across Europe, from the three-year research of the Network for European Women's Rights. Based on country reports and practical input from researchers and activists in the field, the book is an up-to-date account of the issue of women's social entitlements and rights across Europe: it provides astute theoretical analyses of existing problems and suggests innovative alternatives. It brings together authors from academia, policy-making and international institutions to ensure comprehensive representation and thorough commentary of the issue.
Table of Contents
Introduction
Women's Social Rights and Entitlements in Europe
Gendered Social Entitlements: Building Blocks of Women's Citizenship
Individualization: Crumbling of the Welfare State
Gendered Configurations of the Nordic Model: Civil Society, State and Social Citizenship
European Social Policies on Combining Work and Family Life
The Gap Between Legislation and Practice
The Adoption and Enforcement of Equal Opportunity Measures in Employment
The Case of France in Comparative Perspective
Women and Poverty: Unequal Risks
Migration, Ethnicity and Entitlements in European Welfare Regimes
Violence As Violation: Understanding Domestic Violence
Against Women as a Matter for Human Rights
Women's Social Rights and Entitlements in Latvia and Lithuania
Transformations and Challenges
Impact of Globalization on Women's Labour Market Situation in Eastern Europe
Current Approaches to Gender Equality in European Social Policies
Introduction: Women's Social Rights and Entitlements in Europe
Gendered Social Entitlements: Building Blocks of Women's Citizenship
Individualization: Crumbling of the Welfare State
Gendered Configurations of the Nordic Model: Civil Society, State and Social Citizenship-
European Social Policies on Combining Work and Family Life: The Gap Between Legislation and Practice
The Adoption and Enforcement of Equal Opportunity Measures in Employment
The Case of France in Comparative Perspective
Women and Poverty: Unequal Risks
Migration, Ethnicity and Entitlements in European Welfare Regimes
Violence As Violation: Understanding Domestic Violence
Against Women as a Matter for Human Rights
Women's Social Rights and Entitlements in Latvia and Lithuania
Transformations and Challenges
Impact of Globalization on Women's Labour Market Situation in Eastern Europe
Current Approaches to Gender Equality in European Social Policies
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