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Gender (In)equality and Gender Politics in Southeastern Europe, A Question of Justice, edited by Christine M. Hassenstab, Sabrina P. Ramet

Gender (In)equality and Gender Politics in Southeastern Europe, A Question of Justice, edited by Christine M. Hassenstab, Sabrina P. Ramet
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Gender (In)equality and Gender Politics in Southeastern Europe
electronic resource
Nature of contents
Responsibility statement
edited by Christine M. Hassenstab, Sabrina P. Ramet
Series statement
Gender and Politics
Sub title
A Question of Justice
The collapse of socialist regimes across Southeastern Europe changed the rules of the political game and led to the transformation of these societies. The status of women was immediately affected. The contributors to this volume contrast the status of women in the post-socialist societies of the region with their status under socialism
Table Of Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; List of Contributors; Part I Introduction; 1 Introduction: Never the "Right" Time; 2The Construction, Meanings, and Messages of Gender Equality Indices in the Post-Communist Region; Part II Yugoslav Successor States; 3 Slovenia: From "State Feminism" to Back Vocals; 4 Gender Equality in Croatia: Closing the Compliance Gap; 5 Gender (In)equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina: One Step Forwards,Two Steps Back; 6 Gender Equality in Serbia: "A Drop of Oil" in the Waters of Inequality?7 Gender Equality in the Republic of Macedonia: Between Tradition and Gender Mainstreaming Policies8 Gender Equality and Inequality inKosovo; Part III Romania, Bulgaria, Albania; 9 The Good, the Bad, and the Ambiguous: Women and the Transition from Communism to Pluralism in Romania; 10 Mind the Gap: The Changing Face of Gender (In)equality in Bulgaria after 1989; 11 Mapping Women's Representation in the Local Councils of Albania; Part IV Religion and Gay/Lesbian Rights12 The Triumphant Distribution of the Heteronormative Sensible: The Case of Sexual Minorities in Transitional Macedonia, 1991-201213 Secularization of the Church, Clericalization of Society: Same-Sex Partnership Debates in Slovenia; 14 Islam and Gender in Post-War Bosnia-Herzegovina: Competing Discourses and Everyday Practices of Muslim Women; 15 Orthodox Christianity and Gender Equality in Serbia: On Reproductive and Sexual Rights; Part V Comparative Analysis and Conclusion; 16 Gender Roles in Southeastern Europe17 Differences in Attitudes towards Gender Roles within and between the Countries of the Western Balkans18 Conclusion; Further Reading; Index