The Cooptation of Gender Concepts in EU Policies: The Case of "Reconciliation of Work and Family"

@article{Stratigaki2004TheCO,
  title={The Cooptation of Gender Concepts in EU Policies: The Case of "Reconciliation of Work and Family"},
  author={M. Stratigaki},
  journal={Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={11},
  pages={30 - 56}
}
  • M. Stratigaki
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society
  • The article contends that gender equality policy objectives become part of the main political agenda of the European Union only after their meaning has been transformed to satisfy other policy priorities. A content analysis of relevant official EU acts, from the First European Commission's Social Action Programme (1974) to the Conclusions of the Barcelona European Council (2002) and the Fifth EU Action Programme for Gender Equality (2001–2005), shows how a concept introduced to encourage gender… CONTINUE READING
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