Sexual Equality in an Integrated Europe: Virtual Equality

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Springer, Nov 26, 2007 - Political Science - 206 pages
This book examines the role of 'Europe' in defining, maintaining, constructing, and remedying sex discrimination. The author investigates the origins, institutions, and policies associated with recent European Union efforts to stem violence against women, sex trafficking, racism, and heterosexism.
 

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Contents

1 Rhetoric and Reality
1
2 Sexual Equality Conceived
19
3 Fashioning Interventions
31
4 Assessing Material Reforms
53
5 Assessing Political Equality and Mainstreaming
69
6 Politicizing Male Violence
84
7 The ProgramsStop and Daphne
99
8 Politicizing Sexuality
117
9 Wedding Rights to Marriage
139
10 SelfNegating Policies and Polities
150
Notes
161
References
176
Index
197
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R. AMY ELMAN writes on politics and social inequality in contemporary Europe. She is editor of Sexual Politics and the European Union (1996) and author of Sexual Subordination and State Intervention: Comparing Sweden and the United States (1996). She is also a Professor of Political Science at Kalamazoo College, Michigan.