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Gender and inequality: austerity and alternatives

Perrons, Diane (2017) Gender and inequality: austerity and alternatives. Intereconomics, 52 (1). pp. 28-33. ISSN 0020-5346

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Identification Number: 10.1007/s10272-017-0639-x

Abstract

Gender equality policies aim to increase women’s participation in the market economy, but they do not always recognise that market societies reproduce inequalities at micro and macro levels. At the micro level, labour markets are gendered institutions, and at the macro level, austerity policies have inherent biases and negative impacts that fall disproportionately on women.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://link.springer.com/journal/10272
Additional Information: © 2017 ZBW and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Divisions: Gender Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Sets: Departments > Gender Institute
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2017 16:32
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2019 03:12
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69671

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