Citizenship in an enlarging Europe: contested strategies

Einhorn, Barbara (2005) Citizenship in an enlarging Europe: contested strategies. Czech Sociological Review, 41 (6). pp. 1023-1039. ISSN 00380288

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Abstract

This article explores some of the debates surrounding the gendered impact of both the democratisation process and European Union enlargement on the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. It focuses on three key issues of gender-equitable citizenship: debates about the best mechanisms for achieving gender equality in mainstream politics; questions about the efficacy of civil society activism in relation to mainstream politics; and the pros and cons of gender mainstreaming as a key component of EU enlargement. It also raises the question of the most appropriate frame for achieving more gender-equitable societies: the nation-state or supra-national institutions such as the European Union.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Depositing User: Barbara Einhorn
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:47
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2012 14:20
URI: http://srodev.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/18331
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