Transforming gender citizenship : the irresistible rise of gender quotas in Europe / edited by Éléonore Lépinard,... , Ruth Rubio-Marín,..., Monographie imprimée

Secondary Author: Lépinard, Eléonore, Editeur scientifique;Rubio-Marin, Ruth, 1969-...., Editeur scientifiqueLanguage: anglais.Country: GrandeBretagne.Publication : Cambridge, United Kingdom, New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2018Description: 1 vol. (xiii-467 p.) ; 23 cmISBN: 978-1-108-45335-6; 1-108-45335-X; 978-1-108-42922-1; 1-108-42922-X.Series: Cambridge studies in law and societyDewey: 320.082/094, 23Abstract: "Gender quotas are a controversial policy measure. However, over the past twenty years they have been widely adopted around the world and especially in Europe. They are now used in politics, corporate boards, state and local public administration and even in civil society organizations. This book explores this unprecedented phenomenon, providing a...comparative perspective on gender quotas' adoption across thirteen European countries. It also studies resistance to gender quotas by political parties and supreme courts. Providing up-to-date comprehensive data on gender quotas regulations, [this book] proposes a typology of countries, from those which have embraced gender quotas as a new way to promote gender equality in all spheres of social life, to those who have consistently refused gender quotas as a tool for gender equality. Reflecting on divergences and commonalities across Europe, the authors analyze how gender quotas may transform dominant conception of citizenship and gender equality."--.Bibliography: Notes bibliogr.. Index.Subject - Topical Name: Femmes, Activité politique Europe | Discrimination sexuelle -- Politique publique Europe | Parité politique Europe List(s) this item appears in: 2019 Femmes & Politique
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"Gender quotas are a controversial policy measure. However, over the past twenty years they have been widely adopted around the world and especially in Europe. They are now used in politics, corporate boards, state and local public administration and even in civil society organizations. This book explores this unprecedented phenomenon, providing a...comparative perspective on gender quotas' adoption across thirteen European countries. It also studies resistance to gender quotas by political parties and supreme courts. Providing up-to-date comprehensive data on gender quotas regulations, [this book] proposes a typology of countries, from those which have embraced gender quotas as a new way to promote gender equality in all spheres of social life, to those who have consistently refused gender quotas as a tool for gender equality. Reflecting on divergences and commonalities across Europe, the authors analyze how gender quotas may transform dominant conception of citizenship and gender equality."--

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