© 2006

Women’s Citizenship and Political Rights

  • Sirkku K. Hellsten
  • Anne Maria Holli
  • Krassimira Daskalova

Part of the Women’s Rights in Europe Series book series (WRE)

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About this book


Combining research, theory and practice, pan-European perspectives and the disciplines of human rights, sociology and politics, this book offers a rare insight into the multiplicity of issues surrounding women's equality, citizenship and political rights in transitional Europe and an expanding European Union. From policy-making to civil rights, domestic violence and education, experienced authors present innovative research, analysis and suggestions for the future of women as participants in an evolving Europe.


education European Union (EU) feminism gender gender mainstreaming human rights Nation participation political participation politics sociology transformation Transnational violence women

Editors and affiliations

  • Sirkku K. Hellsten
    • 1
  • Anne Maria Holli
    • 2
  • Krassimira Daskalova
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for Global EthicsUniversity of BirminghamUK
  2. 2.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of HelsinkiFinland
  3. 3.Sofia UniversityBulgaria

About the editors

BARBARA EINHORN is Reader in Gender Studies and Director of Graduate Studies, School of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies, University of Sussex, UK UTE GERHARD is Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Director of the Cornelia Goethe Centre for Women's and Gender Studies, University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany JOHANNA KANTOLA is a Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Bristol, UK PETRA MEIER is Research Fellow, Politics Department, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium and Redboud Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands SHIRIN M. RAI is Professor of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, UK HEGE SKJEIE is Associate Professor, Department of Political Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway JUDITH SQUIRES is Professor of Political Theory, University of Bristol, UK

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