Changing State Feminism

  • Joyce Outshoorn
  • Johanna Kantola

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Johanna Kantola, Joyce Outshoorn
    Pages 1-19
  3. Marian Sawer
    Pages 20-40
  4. María Bustelo, Candice D. Ortbals
    Pages 201-223
  5. Christina Bergqvist, Tanja Olsson Blandy, Diane Sainsbury
    Pages 224-245
  6. Joyce Outshoorn, Johanna Kantola
    Pages 266-285
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 286-329

About this book


Most Western democracies established women's policy agencies to improve the status of women by the 1990s. One of the book's key questions is how have women's policy agencies been able to develop, maintain or enhance their roles in the transformed political context and how have women's movements adapted to change in twelve states.


feminism gender governance Institution Policy women

Editors and affiliations

  • Joyce Outshoorn
    • 1
  • Johanna Kantola
    • 2
  1. 1.University of LeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.University of HelsinkiFinland

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