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Gender Equality Policy in the European Union

A Fast Track to Parity for the New Member States

  • Ingrid┬áBego

Part of the Gender and Politics book series (GAP)

About this book

Introduction

One of the solutions proposed by the European Union to remedy the effects of the 2008 economic crisis is to increase female labour participation. This book explores the policy changes in four new member states that may reduce the gender employment gap and improve women's equal participation in the labour force.

Keywords

European Union membership gender equality policy post-communist Europe equal employment reconciliation policies communism employment European Union European Union (EU) gender Institution participation Policy women

Authors and affiliations

  • Ingrid┬áBego
    • 1
  1. 1.Political Science DepartmentHastings CollegeUSA

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