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abortion on demand

Gabriele Griffin.

in A Dictionary of Gender Studies

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 42 words.

The phrase refers to women’s right to demand an abortion if they so wish rather than, for example, needing to

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Abrief History of Chueca and Madrid’s Queer Space

Jill Robbins.

in Crossing through Chueca

June 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 5057 words.

This introductory chapter discusses how the Chueca Plaza in Madrid became the center of LGBTQ’s (Lesbians, Gays, Bi-Sexuals, Transexuals, Queer) social, political, and cultural activities....

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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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Academic discourse, social policy and the construction of new families

Christine Roman.

in Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia

May 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 7297 words.

The chapter provides a brief presentation of Nancy Fraser's theory of need struggles in welfare states. It also addresses the political discourse on family and gender relations in Sweden in...

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The Academic Stage

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless.

in Troubling Violence

April 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 2353 words.

This chapter discusses the work of Elaine Lawless and Heather Carver in identifying the intersections of performance studies and folklore studies as they emerged in the twenty-first...

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Accessing the labour market

Karen Escott.

in Policy for a change

November 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 8281 words.

This chapter argues that the difficulty some women face in accessing employment opportunities has been poorly understood by those designing and implementing employment policies. The ideas...

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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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acculturation

Gabriele Griffin.

in A Dictionary of Gender Studies

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 55 words.

The process whereby the norms, practices, and values of a given cultural context are adopted by those who are, or

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Act Up Here A Legacy of Activism

Stewart Van Cleve.

in Land of 10,000 Loves

September 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 13116 words.

This chapter presents the accounts of Anita Bryant and the couple Jack Baker and Michael McConnell. These describe activist organizations and moments of protest reflecting the historic...

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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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