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Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Culture and Public Opinion

Vera Lomazzi and Isabella Crespi


The book provides a systematic scientific overview of gender mainstreaming in Europe. It recalls the main steps of the origins and the development of the European gender mainstreaming (GM) strategy. The book also connects this framework with the current situation of gender equality and explores the strength and weak points of the strategy. To do so, it provides a critical evaluation of the instruments used to measure gender equality and explores how societal aspects, such as the opportunity structure defined by work-family balance policies and practices, affect the individual values of gender ... More

Keywords: Gender mainstreaming, Gender Equality, European policies, Gender cultures, Work-family balance, Gender role attitudes, Gender statistics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781447317692
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447317692.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vera Lomazzi, author
GESIS - Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences

Isabella Crespi, author
University of Macerata