Gender Orders Unbound? Globalisation, Restructuring and Reciprocity

Ilse Lenz (Publisher), Charlotte Ullrich (Publisher), Barbara Fersch (Publisher)

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During the last thirty years, the modernisation of gender relations has been dynamic and comprehensive, shaped by the conflicting forces of globalisation as well as women's movements around the world. As the patterns of segregation and discrimination of the classical industrial gender order erode, new complexities and contentions in gender relations emerge at various sites such as politics, work and families. The main aim of the book is to trace formal as well as informal gender contracts as they emerge in everyday life and also in new norms and regulations set by state and enterprises. Core issues are the chances and the barriers for equality and new forms of gender reciprocity and solidarity.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOpladen & Farmington Hills
PublisherBarbara Budrich Publishers
Number of pages369
ISBN (Print)9783866490918
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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