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“A Bastion of Sanity in a Crazy World”: A Local Feminist Movement and the Reconstitution of Scale, Space, and Place in an Eastern German City

Katja M. Guenther.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 9926 words.

This article examines the development of the local women’s movement in one city in eastern Germany since German unification in 1990. Utilizing a framework that attends to issues of scale,...

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Abstract Citizenship? Women and Power in the Czech Republic

HANA HAVELKOVA.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 0 words.

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Accounting for Blame: The Paradoxical Consequences of Measuring Maternal Death in Mexico

Lisa Mills.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 8706 words.

In Mexico, the measurement of maternal death has demonstrated the extent to which the risk to women's lives is determined by their class, location, and ethnicity. In this paper, I examine...

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Activating Women in the Swedish Model

Åsa Lundqvist.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

March 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 9405 words.

The 1960s marked the beginning of a new era of family and gender relations in Sweden. It was a time when traditional values and ideas concerning the family were questioned and redefined in...

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Actualizing the “Democratic Family”? Swedish Policy Rhetoric versus Family Practices

Jenny Ahlberg, Christine Roman and Simon Duncan.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 7842 words.

In this article, we examine empirically a key element of individualization theory—the democratic family. We do so using the “acid test” of family policy, and family practice, in Sweden....

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Affirming, Transforming, or Neglecting Gender? Conceptualizing Gender in the Pension Reform Process<sup>1</sup>

Patrik Marier.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 10393 words.

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This article analyzes the gender visions adopted by policy actors in pension reform debates. Based on the work of Fraser ( Fraser, N. 1994. “After...

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After Recent Policy Reforms in Germany: Probability and Determinants of Labour Market Integration of Lone Mothers and Mothers with a Partner who Receive Welfare Benefits

Torsten Lietzmann.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

December 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 11175 words.

In the first decade of the twenty-first century, there have been reforms in German family and social policy, aimed at improving reconciliation of work and family and linking receipt of...

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Age-Friendly Banking: How We Can Help Get it Right before Things Go Wrong

Sarah L. Lock.

in Public Policy & Aging Report

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Geriatric Medicine; Public Policy; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 2769 words.

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Agency and Capabilities to Achieve a Work–Life Balance: A Comparison of Sweden and Hungary

Barbara Hobson, Susanne Fahlén and Judit Takács.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 11901 words.

This study develops a conceptual framework with a capabilities and agency approach for analyzing work–life balance (WLB) applied in two societies (Hungary and Sweden), which have different...

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The Agency Gap in Work–Life Balance: Applying Sen's Capabilities Framework Within European Contexts

Barbara Hobson.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 7319 words.

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