April 6, 2018

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By Olga A. Avdeyeva

ISBN-10: 1438455917

ISBN-13: 9781438455914

ISBN-10: 1438455925

ISBN-13: 9781438455921

Comparative research of gender equality reforms enacted in ten post-communist states who grew to become individuals of the eu Union.

Between 2004 and 2007, ten post-communist japanese ecu states turned participants of the ecu Union (EU). to take action, those international locations needed to meet definite european accession specifications, together with antidiscrimination reforms. whereas achieving ecu club used to be a massive fulfillment, many students and specialists doubted the sustainability of accession-linked reforms. could those international locations conform to european directives on gender equality? To discover this question, Defending Women’s Rights in Europe provides a special research of special unique comparative information on country compliance with ecu gender equality requisites. It contains a accomplished quantitative research mixed with rigorous insightful case reviews of reforms in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Lithuania. Olga A. Avdeyeva finds that coverage and institutional reforms constructed furthest in these states the place women’s advocacy NGOs controlled to shape coalitions with governing political events. After turning into contributors of the ecu, the governments didn't abolish those regulations and associations regardless of the prices and shortage of well known help. Reputational issues avoided nation elites from coverage dismantling, yet gender equality regulations and associations turned marginalized at the kingdom time table after accession.

Olga A. Avdeyeva is affiliate Professor of Political technological know-how at Loyola college Chicago.

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