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Political and Social Citizenship: An Examination Of the Case Of Poland

Jacqueline Heinen and Stéphane Portet

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print November 2002 | ISBN: 9780199256457
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601989 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199256454.003.0005

Series: Oxford Studies in Democratization

Political and Social Citizenship: An Examination Of the Case Of Poland

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This chapter examines the difference in the status of men and women in Poland, based on the legal changes affecting employment, reproduction, and political representation. It covers the different types of rights, the continuity/restructuring of the public-private relationship, new citizenship opportunities and increased marginalization of women, inequalities in the right to work, unemployment and limitations on social rights, prohibition of abortion, and the impact of European integration on equal rights between men and women.

Keywords: political citizenship; social citizenship; Poland; social rights; women’s rights; gender equality

Chapter.  12121 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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