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The limits of Europeanisation: EU accession and gender equality in Bulgaria and Romania

Chiva, C 2009, 'The limits of Europeanisation: EU accession and gender equality in Bulgaria and Romania' , Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 10 (2) , pp. 150-174.

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Abstract

The paper seeks to bridge the existing gap between three distinct strands of literature: scholarship on EU enlargement; studies of social policy in the European Union; and feminist theorising on equality between men and women. It explores the impact of the EU’s conditionality on policies, legislation and institutions on gender equality in Bulgaria and Romania between 1990 and 2007 from a feminist perspective, uncovering the multifaceted process whereby Europeanisation and domestic determinants of change interact with each other in the formation and implementation of a new gender equality agenda.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
Journal or Publication Title: Perspectives on European Politics and Society
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1570-5854
Depositing User: Users 29196 not found.
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2011 15:58
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2014 07:43
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/19090

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