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Gender and the Politics of Gradual Change

Social Policy Reform and Innovation in Chile
BuchGebunden
254 Seiten
Englisch
2017
1st ed. 2017
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This book explores recent social policy reforms and innovations in Chile. Focusing on four major reform episodes - health, pensions, childcare, and maternity leave - Silke Staab unveils the complex interplay of factors that have shaped the successes and failures of actors pursuing positive gender change in social policy. She shows that even in highly constrained settings positive gender change is possible,...mehr
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Produkt

KlappentextThis book explores recent social policy reforms and innovations in Chile. Focusing on four major reform episodes - health, pensions, childcare, and maternity leave - Silke Staab unveils the complex interplay of factors that have shaped the successes and failures of actors pursuing positive gender change in social policy. She shows that even in highly constrained settings positive gender change is possible, but that its scope and quality are bound to vary in response to sector-specific institutional constraints and opportunities.
ZusammenfassungProvides a thorough understanding of the gendered politics of gradual change in a highly constrained setting Focuses on Chile, a particularly interesting case where large-scale policy change is very difficult to achieve Combines an assessment of reform outcomes from a gender perspective and traces the political processes that have brought them about
Details
ISBN/GTIN978-3-319-34155-2
ProduktartBuch
EinbandartGebunden
Erscheinungsjahr2017
Erscheinungsdatum10.02.2017
Auflage1st ed. 2017
Seiten254 Seiten
SpracheEnglisch
Illustrationen6 SW-Abb.
Artikel-Nr.37895335

Inhalt/Kritik

InhaltsverzeichnisList of tables.- List of figures.- Preface.- Acknowledgements.- List of acronyms.- Introduction.- Chapter 1: Gender, Politics and Social Policy: A Feminist Institutionalist Perspective.- Chapter 2: (En)gendering Change in a Highly Constrained Setting.- Chapter 3: Health Reform (2002-2004).- Chapter 4: Pension Reform (2008).- Chapter 5: The Expansion of Childcare Services (2006-2010).- Chapter 6: Maternity Leave Reform (2011)....mehr

Autor

Silke Staab is a research specialist at UN Women in New York, USA. She holds a PhD in Politics from the University of Manchester, UK. Her work on gender, politics and social policy has been published in journals like Social Politics, Development and Change, and Third World Quarterly. She is also co-editor of Global Variations in Political and Social Economy of Care (with S. Razavi, 2013).
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