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Institutionalizing Intersectionality in the Nordic Countries: Anti-Discrimination and Equality in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden

  • Anette Borchorst
  • Lenita Freidenvall
  • Johanna Kantola
  • Liza Reisel
  • Mari Teigen
Part of the Gender and Politics series book series (GAP)

Abstract

Addressing multiple inequalities through anti-discrimination measures has become a new policy priority across Europe. This trend is also reflected in the Nordic countries, where equality politics is currently undergoing great changes. Public policies increasingly take an ‘integrated’ and ‘multiple’ approach to inequality and discrimination, moving away from a single gender equality framework. A central debate over these reforms has been whether the multidimensional framework threatens to ‘downgrade’ gender equality measures.

Keywords

Gender Equality Nordic Country Equal Treatment Social Partner Positive Duty 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anette Borchorst
  • Lenita Freidenvall
  • Johanna Kantola
  • Liza Reisel
  • Mari Teigen

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