Gendering the European Union

New Approaches to Old Democratic Deficits

  • Gabriele Abels
  • Joyce Marie Mushaben

Part of the Gender and Politics Series book series (GAP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction: Studying the EU from a Gender Perspective

    1. Gabriele Abels, Joyce Marie Mushaben
      Pages 1-19
  3. Gendering Perspectives and EU Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Annica Kronsell
      Pages 23-40
    3. Anna van der Vleuten
      Pages 41-62
    4. Yvonne Galligan, Sara Clavero
      Pages 104-123
  4. Meliorating Old and New EU Policy Deficits and Blind Spots

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 248-279

About this book


An exploration of European integration as seen through a gender lens. This book looks at integration theories, institutional relationships, enlargement, the development of gender law and the role of formal actors, scholars and expert networks in the EU policy-making process. With a focus on gender mainstreaming as a new approach to gender policy.


cultural policy desegregation Diversity Management EU policy-making Europe European Integration European Union European Union (EU) gender gender mainstreaming Institution Policy policy-making social policy women

Editors and affiliations

  • Gabriele Abels
    • 1
  • Joyce Marie Mushaben
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TübingenGermany
  2. 2.University of Missouri-St LouisUSA

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