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Gender equality policy despite the recession? Only with pressure from outside government

Annesley, Claire and Gains, Francesca (2012) Gender equality policy despite the recession? Only with pressure from outside government. British Politics and Policy at LSE (10 May 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Claire Annesley and Francesca Gains show that government attention for gender equality issues is higher when economic indicators are positive. In tough economic times, not only do women bear a heavier burden, but policies to close the gender gap are generally off the agenda – unless external pressure can be applied.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Authors
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2013 10:54
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2013 10:54
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48300

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