By Teresa Rees

ISBN-10: 0203010043

ISBN-13: 9780203010044

ISBN-10: 0415115337

ISBN-13: 9780415115339

ISBN-10: 0415115345

ISBN-13: 9780415115346

The european has lately introduced a framework for coverage improvement in schooling, education and the hard work industry. whereas equivalent chance is pointed out as vital within the version framework, Mainstreaming Equality within the ecu Union argues that the gendered nature of those fields isn't really included into the research upon which the regulations are dependent. This e-book strains and reviews the list of the european on equivalent possibilities from equivalent remedy, then optimistic motion, via to the present agenda--mainstreaming equality. the writer combines insights from feminist idea on conceptualizing equality, familiarity with Eurospeak and unique learn at the courses and tasks of the fee to provide an obtainable, jargon-free account of the EU's makes an attempt to inspire equivalent possibilities.

Show description

Read or Download Mainstreaming Equality in the European Union: Education, Training and Labour Market Policies PDF

Similar education books

Get The Outer Planets and their Moons: Comparative Studies of PDF

Representatives of numerous medical groups, resembling planetary scientists, astronomers, house physicists, chemists and astrobiologists have met with the purpose to study the information on 4 significant subject matters: (1) the learn of the formation and evolution procedures of the outer planets and their satellites, starting with the formation of compounds and planetesimals within the sun nebula, and the following evolution of the interiors of the outer planets, (2) a comparative research of the atmospheres of the outer planets and Titan, (3) the learn of the planetary magnetospheres and their interactions with the sun wind, and (4) the formation and houses of satellites and jewelry, together with their interiors, surfaces, and their interplay with the sun wind and the magnetospheres of the outer planets.

Additional resources for Mainstreaming Equality in the European Union: Education, Training and Labour Market Policies

Sample text

Rooted in ideologies about the nature of a ‘just society’, competing and at times contradictory underlying assumptions are rarely thoroughly questioned or examined by organisations committed to being ‘equal opportunities employers’. Added to this complexity is the tension in the relationship between EO principles and the workings of a laissez faire labour market. Some commentators argue that policies designed to achieve EO are an expensive luxury and at odds with the operation of an efficient economy.

Becoming integrated entailed feeling ‘mutilated’ (Beccalli 1984:201). They determined that it was better to change the unions, rather than changing themselves in order to seek equality within them. Parallel experiences have been reported by women who set up their own businesses, rather than work as employees in male dominated work cultures which they find alienating (Muir 1997; Rees 1992b, chapter 9). Similarly, there are studies of women in male dominated jobs who report they have to behave ‘like a man’ as a survival strategy (Breakwell 1985) and of able senior women managers who drop out mid-career from the stress of gender dissonance (Marshall 1995; Tanton 1994).

Squires (1994:7) shows how this is due to a confusion between the importance of difference and domination: we need to ask of equal opportunities whether it is difference or disadvantage which is our primary concern, for there is a difference between distinguishing people according to group attributes, and explicitly restricting the actions and opportunities of group members. Yet simple difference all too often does translate into perceived inferiority…. Of central importance…is the attempt to overcome disadvantage without denying difference.

Download PDF sample

Mainstreaming Equality in the European Union: Education, Training and Labour Market Policies by Teresa Rees

by Jason

Rated 4.69 of 5 – based on 15 votes