Women and Austerity: The economic crisis and the future for gender equality: The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality

Business & economics

Maria Karamessini (Editor) and Jill Rubery (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 3.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This volume constitutes the first attempt to identify how the economic crisis and the subsequent austerity policies are affecting women in Europe and the US, tracing the consequences for gender equality in employment and welfare systems in nine case studies from countries facing the most severe adjustment problems.