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Gendering the State in the Age of Globalization [electronic resource]: Women's Movements and State Feminism in Postindustrial Democracies

edited by Melissa Haussman and Birgit Sauer
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2007.
Language
English
ISBN
9780742540163 (cloth : alk. paper), 0742540162 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780742540170 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0742540170 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction : Women's movements and state restructuring in the 1990s / Melissa Haussman and Birgit Sauer
  • Re-evaluating the "heart of society" : family policy in Austria / Birgit Sauer
  • Feminism and indigenous rights in Australia in the 1990s / Barbara Sullivan
  • Speedy Belgians : the new Nationality Law of 2000 and the impact of the women's movement / Alison E. Woodward
  • New federalism and cracked pillars : the Canadian health insurance system under the 2000 Romanow Commission and beyond / Melissa Haussman
  • Debating day care in Finland in the midst of an economic recession and welfare state down-sizing / Terhi Aalto and Anne Maria Holli
  • Thirty-five hour workweek reforms in France, 1997-2000 : strong feminist demands, elite apathy, and disappointing outcomes / Amy G. Mazur
  • Women, embryos, and the good society : gendering the bioethics debate in Germany / Kathrin Braun
  • The reform of the state in Italy / Marila Guadagnini
  • Electoral reform in mid-1990s Japan / Misako Iwamoto
  • The "home care gap" : neoliberalism, feminism, and the state in the Netherlands / Jantine Oldersma and Joyce Outshoorn
  • The women's movement, state feminism, and unemployment reform in Spain, 2002-2003 / Celia Valiente
  • The debate about care allowance in the light of welfare state reconfiguration / Christina Bergqvist
  • The UK : reforming the House of Lords / Joni Lovenduski
  • Welfare reform : America's hot issue / Dorothy E. McBride
  • Conclusions : State feminism and state restructuring since the 1990s / Birgit Sauer, Melissa Haussman, and Dorothy E. McBride.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-362) and index.
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