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A Gendered Division of Labour - Women’s Representation in the European Parliament Committees


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Title: A Gendered Division of Labour - Women’s Representation in the European Parliament Committees
Authors: Skalin, Maria
Issue Date: 7-Jan-2011
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Europakunskap; uppsats
Keywords: European Parliament, social representation, committees, women’s political representation, the politics of presence, gender divisions, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), political group, gender balance, gender composition, member states, socio-cultural differences, gender egalitarian attitudes.
Abstract: The powers and influence of the European Parliament (EP) and its committees have grown, mainly by the extension of the co-decision procedure through the Lisbon Treaty, and the increase in number of decisions and policy areas handled by the Parliament. It is in the parliamentary committees – whose political composition reflects that of the Parliament as a whole - that most of the work, deliberation and informal decision-making of the EP take place. Consequently, it is increasingly important to e... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/24107
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