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What Is the Problem of Gender? Mainstreaming Gender in Migration and Development Policies in the European Union


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Title: What Is the Problem of Gender? Mainstreaming Gender in Migration and Development Policies in the European Union
Authors: Calvo, Dolores
Issue Date: 10-Jan-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Sociology ; Sociologiska institutionen
Date of Defence: 2013-02-15
Disputation: Fredagen den 15 februari 2013, kl. 10.15 ihörsalen Sappören, Sprängkullsgatan 25, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Sociology
51
Keywords: European Union – Gender Mainstreaming – EU Gender – Gender Theories – Women – Discourse Analysis – EU Development Cooperation – EU Migration – EU Asylum – EU Trafficking – Feminism
Abstract: This dissertation deals with the analysis of representations and discourses of gender (in)equality contained in policy texts at the EU level. The period under examination is 2005–2010. Following the academic debate, I show that there is certainly agreement on the fact that gender mainstreaming at the EU level has not fulfilled its promise of being a transformative strategy. In this context, my main aim is to contribute to an understanding of why a gender perspective has failed to be introduced i... more
ISBN: 978-91-979397-6-8
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/31823
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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