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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...

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...

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 Process1

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...

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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Agency, Identities, and Institutions

BARBARA HOBSON.

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

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

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

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Another Face of Inequality: Racial and Ethnic Exclusion in the Welfare State

JILL QUADAGNO.

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

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

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

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Anti-maternalism: A New Perspective on the Transformation of Gender Ideology in the Twentieth-Century United States

Rebecca Jo Plant.

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

September 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 2377 words.

A tribute to Sonya Michel and her influential scholarship, this essay argues that, to understand the transformation of gender ideology in the twentieth-century United States, we need to...

Appearances Can Be Deceptive: Gender in the Israeli Welfare State

MIMI AJZENSTADT and JOHN GAL.

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

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

At first glance, social policies intended for women in the Israeli welfare state could be assumed to have played a major role in promoting gender equality. However, a detailed examination...

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Assessing Advocacy: European Transnational Women's Networks and Gender Mainstreaming

Sabine Lang.

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

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 9600 words.

This study investigates how European women's transnational advocacy networks (TANs) practice advocacy in regard to the gender mainstreaming strategy. Women's TANs face gender mainstreaming...

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Authenticating Gender Policies through Sustained-Pressure: The Strategy Behind the Success of Turkish Feminists

Gul Aldikacti Marshall.

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

January 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 7635 words.

The model of “boomerang effect” only partially explains the dynamics of the international and national activism of Turkish feminists. When their demands were not met by the state, feminists...

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Autumn 1995: A Social Storm Blows over France

JOSETTE TRAT.

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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Babies, Budgets, and Birthrates: Work/Family Policy in Australia 1996–2006

Deborah Brennan.

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

January 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 9682 words.

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Work/family reconciliation policies can be harnessed to diverse political agendas, ranging from feminist-inspired equality strategies to coercive,...

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Beijing Fifteen Years On: The Persistence of Barriers to Gender Mainstreaming in Health Policy

Sarah Payne.

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

December 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 9407 words.

In 2010, fifteen years after the Beijing declaration on women's rights, the UN Commission on the Status of Women met to review progress in gender mainstreaming. Reports on gender equality...

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Between Ideology and Economy: The “Time Politics” of Child Care and Public Education in the Two Germanys

Karen Hagemann.

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

January 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 16917 words.

The article compares the discourses and policies of the “time politics” of public, that is, institutionalized, extra-familial care and education of pre- and elementary school children in...

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Between Local and Foreign Structures: Exploring the Agency of Palestinian Women in Israel

Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder and Naomi Weiner-Levy.

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

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 8371 words.

Stemming from the literature that examines the importance of structure as a means that produces agency, this article aims to analyze Palestinian women's agency in Israel as negotiation with...

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