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Gender Budgeting in Italy: A Laboratory for Alternative Methodologies?

  • Francesca Bettio
  • Annalisa Rosselli
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Abstract

Gender Budgeting (GB) was introduced in Italy in 2001. Numerous GB initiatives have been carried out since at the local level, although in absence of any organised attempt to build a common methodology and coordinate the different experiences. Taking advantage of the diversity of the Italian experiences, in this chapter we assess the main methodological approaches that have been concretely tried out on the ground. We identify three main approaches, respectively account-based, policy-based and capability-based gender budgeting. Based on our experience, our exchanges with other experts involved in GB and the available records, we briefly illustrate the main advantages and limitations of each approach.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesca Bettio
    • 1
  • Annalisa Rosselli
    • 2
  1. 1.Università di SienaSienaItaly
  2. 2.Università di Roma Tor VergataRomeItaly

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