Mainstreaming Gender in European Union Development Policy in the European Neighborhood

  title={Mainstreaming Gender in European Union Development Policy in the European Neighborhood},
  author={Petra Debusscher},
  journal={Journal of Women, Politics \& Policy},
  pages={322 - 344}
  • P. Debusscher
  • Published 1 October 2012
  • Economics, Sociology
  • Journal of Women, Politics & Policy
This article examines gender mainstreaming in European Union (EU) development aid toward the European Neighborhood through quantitative and qualitative research of policy documents. The objective is to evaluate whether a shift has been made from a “Women in Development” paradigm to a “Gender and Development” paradigm. First, documents are examined quantitatively, looking at language, format, and budget. Next, the qualitative analysis embarks on a deeper reading of how gender equality is… 

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