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Southern Europe: Gender Studies and Institutions in the Euro-Mediterranean Region

  • Marina CalloniEmail author
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Part of the Geschlecht und Gesellschaft book series (GUG, volume 65)

Abstract

This overview analyses the similarities and differences in the development of gender studies (research, curricula, third mission and internationalisation) in Southern European countries. Although each country under consideration belongs to the European Union, they have different cultural contexts, historical backgrounds and territorial positions. Thus, the analysis divides the countries into five geographical regions. The areas, as listed in the following, additionally denote different political traditions: I. Iberian Peninsula: Portugal, Spain; II. Central-Western Mediterranean region: France, Italy; III. North-Eastern Mediterranean part: Slovenia, Croatia; IV. South-Eastern Mediterranean area: Greece; V. Islands: Cyprus, Malta.

Keywords

Euro-Mediterranean countries Europe European Union Gender Research Curricula Academia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Milano-BicoccaMilanoItalien

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