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Equality legislation in a comparative perspective, towards state feminism?

Nielsen, Ruth

Equality legislation in a comparative perspective, towards state feminism?

by Nielsen, Ruth

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Published by Women"s Research Center in Social Science in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Equal pay for equal work -- Law and legislation -- Europe.,
    • Sex discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- Europe.,
    • Women -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ruth Nielsen.
      SeriesEWL,, no. 2
      ContributionsCenter for samfundsvidenskabelig kvindeforskning (Copenhagen, Denmark)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 310 columns :
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2784130M
      ISBN 108788323021
      LC Control Number83209476

      This Essay is about the limits of equality for feminist legal the-ory. Equality, like all concepts, is a social construct. Whether we view equality as an ultimate goal of feminism, or merely as a useful rhetorical device to help obtain other substantive goals, our cur-rent use of the language of equality reflects the meanings that haveCited by: Are being lower in status and weaker sex lead to violence and abuse towards women? Nowadays, feminism and gender equality are still an issue that will draw attention among the society. Women status is a complex issue and a hard-to-define subject. Overall, the rights and status of women have improved considerably in the last century.

      The state is male in the feminist sense: the law sees and treats women the way men see and treat women. The liberal state coercively and authoritatively constitutes the social order in the interests of men as a gender—through its legitimating norms, forms, relation to society, and substantive policies. Just as in the past, feminism continues to act as a controversial issue among men and women. In the ’s, women finally addressed workplace inequity and created woman organizations to achieve equality. In the early ’s, the Equal Pay Act and the Civil Rights Act set a milestone for women’s progression towards work equality.

      FEMINIST CRITIQUE OF ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAW From this brief survey of the most salient problems posed by the current legislation, I now turn to some more general concerns which emerge from a specifically feminist perspective. 1. The Ideal of Equality Starting at the most fundamental level, one obvious set of questions has to do. Documento 1 de The role of an international higher education partnership to improve gender equality and empower women Enlace de documentos de ProQuest.


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