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Gender and institutions : welfare, work, and citizenship

Author: Moira Gatens; Alison Mackinnon
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Reshaping Australian institutions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This interdisciplinary volume explores what might constitute a feminist approach to institutional design and reshaping. What is the scope, it asks, in contemporary Australian society, for ensuring that institutions acknowledge gender difference and deliver more equitable outcomes? This feminist perspective on institutional design shows how gendered regulatory norms underpin and intersect with all other institutional  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Moira Gatens; Alison Mackinnon
ISBN: 0521631904 9780521631907 0521635764 9780521635769
OCLC Number: 39202229
Description: xx, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Institutions, embodiment and sexual difference / Moira Gatens --
Life-course and labour market transitions : alternatives to the breadwinner welfare state / Deborah Mitchell --
Reshaping housing policy and the benefits of urban-regional location : why gender matters / Bettina Cass --
Moving toward equality? questions of change and equality in household work patterns / Janeen Baxter --
Changing the sexual harassment agenda / Carol Bacchi --
Heavy, dirty and limp stories : male advantage at work / Joan Eveline --
Designing the process of workplace change through the affirmative action act / Valerie Braithwaite --
Being civil and social : the proper study of womankind / Lenore Coltheart --
Redesigning the population : narratives of race and sex / Alison Mackinnon --
Treating ourselves to a republic / Chilla Bulbeck.
Series Title: Reshaping Australian institutions.
Responsibility: edited by Moira Gatens and Alison Mackinnon.
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This 1999 feminist perspective on institutional design shows how gendered regulatory norms intersect with, shape, and provide the underpinning for all institutional settings. The interdisciplinary  Read more...

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