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Equality legislation in a comparative perspective, towards state feminism?

Nielsen, Ruth

Equality legislation in a comparative perspective, towards state feminism?

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Published by Women"s Research Center in Social Science in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Equal pay for equal work -- Law and legislation -- Europe.,
    • Sex discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- Europe.,
    • Women -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ruth Nielsen.
      SeriesEWL,, no. 2
      ContributionsCenter for samfundsvidenskabelig kvindeforskning (Copenhagen, Denmark)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 310 columns :
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2784130M
      ISBN 108788323021
      LC Control Number83209476

      Eine Quellensammlung. Gender Equality. Mental and physical health may be taxed by child care. It is interesting to note the current popular perception is that affirmative action precludes white males from finding employment with companies that implement these plans.

      First version This could easily have been a multi volume work. Slavic Review 68 3 : — The term equality may revolve around class, minorities, language and religion. New York: Verso, In Sweden Gelb finds an anomalous situation in which the state has implemented many feminist policies but has allowed little ideological or political space for an autonomous movement.

      Whores and lesbians: Political activism, party strategies, and gender quotas in Mexico. The feminism they hear about the most is portrayed by women who are primarily committed to gender equality — equal pay for equal work, and sometimes women and men sharing household chores and parenting. Fiona Mackay and Mona Lena Krook, 1— For instance, they did not agree on whether they should fight for immediate suffrage for all, or for a step by step introduction of suffrage. It saw only socioeconomicbut not socio-cultural inequalities relating to dignity, identity or diversity. Constitution of the Republic of Iceland.


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Equality legislation in a comparative perspective, towards state feminism? book

B Havelkova, '[Prostitution Law and Policy in the] Czech Republic' in Wagenaar H, Jahnsen S edAssessing European Prostitution Policies Routledge read more The paper shows how despite the apparent non-regulation and non-criminalisation of prostitution in the Czech Republic, the legal framework and its implementation have been tightening around people in prostitution, and have been especially repressive against the visible supply.

Sylvia Walby The Future of Feminism Cambridge: Polity Press, rather sees advances in EU gender policy as well as contradictions between precarization and increasing female autonomy.

It also looks at how equality has become a Norwegian value with which the nation measures and compares others against. Between the years andthe number of unmarried women rose by 42 per cent on a national basis. This chapter lays out a blueprint for collecting data on and analyzing such gendered informal politics and then applies it to a most different systems comparison of Russia and Iceland from the s through Wiesbaden: VS Verlag, The controversies were over long before the act was passed.

Johnson filed suit against the Santa Clara County Transportation Agency when he was denied a promotion, feeling the company's affirmative action plan denied him of his civil rights.

The equality act was passed the same year. Whereas women from the lower classes worked and the peasant women were an important and integrated part of working life on the farm, the unmarried, idle bourgeoisie women could be an expensive burden both for the state and for their providing fathers.

In other words, power has shifted to informal institutions, enforced through unwritten rules by male-dominated informal elite networks. Scandinavian Political Studies 27 2 : — Party politics also played an important part.

I believe that change should primarily come not from heavy-handed legislation although sometimes this does have a place but from shifting attitudes and cultures.

Feminism and equality

No opportunity can be wide enough not to prioritise one quality above another. Keith Dowding and Patrick Dumont. Crow, Radical Feminism. Timely and provocative, this book will be required reading for all scholars of equality and gender and the law.

Based on the finding that many national responses to prostitution fall in between the two models and the recognition that not all jurisdictions might chose a legislative overhaul in either the Dutch or the Swedish direction, this article tries to construct a framework for gender equality analysis that could be used to improve the position of prostitutes in existing or proposed regulatory regimes in which the well-being of prostitutes has not been an important legislative aim.

Gelb finds that differences in the feminist movements in each country relate to systemic and cultural differences. Mindful of the social and political contexts surrounding equality arguments, Gerhard tackles in-depth three legal issues: the meaning of women's rights in the public sphere, especially the right to vote; women's legal capacities in private law, or the legal doctrine of a so-called gender tutelage; and women's human rights, a prominent concern in the international women's movement.

Barbara Havelkova

Google Scholar Pateman, Carole. Although all people have equal value, they have different skills and talents. Introduction: Gender, Politics, and institutions. Comparative Politics 43 3 : — Can Russia Modernise? See Endnote 2 I feel the court decision of Roe v.Apr 14,  · Those on the right have tended to support equality of opportunity, seeking to abolish discriminatory laws and to make new legislation blind to gender, class or race.

On the whole, my belief in individualism leads me towards equality of opportunity. This article examines the normative and theoretical contents of the concept of equality. It considers some of the feminist debates on equality as cultural “recognition,” political “representation,” sameness and difference, and socioeconomic “redistribution.” The article also identifies the risks of the arrival of the concept of multiple equality strands and sylvaindez.com by: 2.

Are being lower in status and weaker sex lead to violence and abuse towards women?

Diane Sainsbury

Nowadays, feminism and gender equality are still an issue that will draw attention among the society. Women status is a complex issue and a hard-to-define subject.

Overall, the rights and status of women have improved considerably in the last century. The existence of a phenomenon called `state feminism′ has begun to be a focus of research in the past few years, although the phenomenon itself dates from the s, thus there is a clear need for a comparative sylvaindez.com: Dorothy McBride Stetson.

A key problem with mounting a challenge to policies that roll back equality laws is that feminism’s demand for equality has lost its emancipatory edge.

[67] Equality for women workers is not enough since such claims are compatible with the rampant commodification of care, increasing polarization amongst women, and increasing inequality for men.

State feminism advances the argument that participating in political activities to achieve gender equality is insufficient. #MeToo in South Korea: A Comparative Analysis of Feminist.