Integration of Gender Equality in Public Policy - Theoretical, Methodological and Social Dimensions
AbstractThis paper argues for increasing theoretical and practical applicability of gender perspective - as an interdisciplinary and integrated perspective of the principle of equality of chances between women and men - in the public policies and the daily social and organizational practices. The article intends to present the qualitative and quantitative instruments of integration and monitoring of the gender mainstreaming in concrete social contexts, instruments which may lead to the mitigation of disparities/inequitable differences (gender gap), of inequalities and discriminations existing between genders (those socially created) in various fields of public and private life. Thus, the gender perspective offers a theoretical, methodological and axiological foundation for accomplishing social cohesion and the valuation of the entire human capital our society disposes for development. In this social and epistemic context, the integration of the gender perspective within the theoretical analyses and the intervention social strategies is imperatively necessary
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Editura Lumen, Department of Economics in its journal Conferinta Stiintifica Internationala Logos Universalitate Mentalitate Educatie Noutate - Lumen International Scientific Conference Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty.
Volume (Year): 1 (2011)
Issue (Month): (February)
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gender equality; gender difference; gender mainstreaming; gender gap; gender analysis;
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