Publication
Title
Convergence and divergence : the federalization of Belgian equality politics
Author
Abstract
The development of an asymmetrical federal structure profoundly changed the institutional setting for Belgian gender equality policies. This contribution assesses the influence of this process on the development of the Belgian women's policy agencies and its gender equality policies. It argues that while the characteristics of the Belgian federal systemits asymmetrical structure and dual, centrifugal naturestimulate the development of diverging structures, the nature of the issuethe cross-cutting character of gender inequality, the hegemonic approach to gender inequalityand the absence of national civil society actors push towards a convergence of policy approaches across different policy-making institutions.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Regional and federal studies. - London, 1995, currens
Publication
London : 2011
ISSN
1359-7566 [print]
1743-9434 [online]
Volume/pages
21:1(2011), p. 55-71
UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Creation 29.03.2011
Last edited 25.04.2017
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