Women and Austerity
The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality
|Series title:||Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $59.95|
| Book Description: |
Austerity has become the new principle for public policy in Europe and the US as the financial crisis of 2008 has been converted into a public debt crisis. However, current austerity measures risk losing past progress towards gender equality by undermining important employment and social welfare protections and putting gender equality policy onto the back burner. This volume constitutes the first attempt to identify how the economic crisis and the subsequent austerity policies are...