Day One – 21 June 2007
1. Gender and work/ Claire Annesley (Manchester)
- Colette Fagan with Dominique Anxo, Marie-Thérèse Letablier, Corrine Perraudin and Mark Smith - Different models of part-time
work in Europe and the question of ‘work-life balance’ across the life course
- Mara Yerkes - Part-time Work in the Dutch Welfare State: the ideal combination of work and care?
- Jenny Rodriguez - Women and Gender Policy in Dominican Public Sector
2. Household division of Labour/ Vanessa Gash (Manchester) and Lynn Cooke (Kent)
- Ida Öun – Work-family conflict in the Nordic Countries: A comparative analysis
- Jennifer L. Hook – Gender Equality in the Welfare State: Sex Segregation in Housework 1965-2003
- Haya Stier and Noah Lewin-Epstein – Policy Effects of the Division of Housework
- Alison Smith – Working Fathers in Europe: earning and caring
3. State Feminism / Johanna Kantola (Helsinki)
- Pauline Rankin – Only for Export? State Feminism, Restructuring and the Promotion of Gender Mainstreaming Abroad
- Christine Scheidegger – Pathways to Swiss State Feminism
- Jennifer Curtin and Katherine Teghtsoonian – Analysing the Institutional Persistence of State Feminism in Aotearoa/New Zealand
4. Economic Relationships in the Family/ Karen Clarke (Manchester)
- Deborah Brennan - The Politics of Work - family reconciliation in Australia: feminism, fertility and finance
- Fran Bennett and Sirin Sung - Autonomy, coupledom and gendered roles in low to moderate income families with children: implications for fiscal policy
- Heike Trappe and Annemette Sørensen - On the persistence and causes of economic dependence in marriage
- Alena Krížková - Why three years of holiday don't make the fertility rate higher?
5. Engendering Institutions: Towards a Feminist Institutionalism/ Meryl Kenny (Edinburgh)
- Joan Grace – The Politics of Policy Transformation
- Meryl Kenny – ‘Engendering’ the New Insititutionalism: Connecting Gender. Power and Change
- Marie Campbell – Taking the Standpoint of women to study the enacted institution: The case of internationally funded ‘empowerment’ projects in Kyrgyzstan.
6. Gender, Ageing and Citizenship/ Kirstein Rummery (Manchester)
- Kathrin Komp - The Young Old as a Gendered Characteristic of Welfare States
- Debora Price – What do Proposed UK Pension Reforms Mean For Women?
- Patricia Frericks and Robert Maier - Worlds of Legitimate Welfare Arrangements: a realistic utopia on pensions
7. Gender and the EU I/ Colette Fagan and Claire Annesley (Manchester)
- Ayse Idil Aybars - Gender and the EU: Europeanisation of Gender Equality in Employment across Welfare Regimes
- Isabelle Carles - The European Union and migrant women: Do racial antidiscrimination European policies integrate a gender dimension?
- Claire Annesley – Lisbon and Social Europe: Towards a European ‘Adult Worker Model’ welfare system
8. Broadening Understandings of Engendering Politics and Policy/ Cristina Masters (Manchester) and Georgina Waylen (Sheffield)
- Piya Pangsapa – Women Workers and Civic Engagement in South East Asia
- Ayse Gonullu – Contemporary Women’s Activism in Engendering the Political
- Donna Pankhurst – Post-war Backlash Against Women: What can Masculinity Explain?
Day Two – 22 June 2007
9. Gender and the EU II (Sponsored by JMCE)/ Colette Fagan and Claire Annesley (Manchester)
- Aleksandra Kanjuo-Mrcela - Gender and employment in Slovenia after entry to the EU
- Lilja Mósesdóttir - Gender (in)equalities in the Knowledge Society
- Monica Threlfall - EU gender-blindness regarding the economy of care and unpaid work – Revisioning citizen activity
10. Engendering Care /Harriet Churchill and Vanessa May (Manchester)
- Kirstein Rummery – The Gendered Implications for Cash for Care: A comparative Analysis of commodifying disability support services
- Anneli Rüling – Traditionalisation Traps in German Family Policy: Experiences of shared parenting couples
11. Gender, Work and Pay/ Damian Grimshaw (Manchester)
- Milja Saari - Gender equality plans at Finnish white collar workplaces and the shop steward’s role in promoting equal pay between women and men – the discursive framings of the gender wage gap
- Akwugo Emejulu - Understanding the Interaction of Ethnicity and Gender in Determining Labour Market Outcomes and Economic Well-being
- Isabel Tavora - Understanding the high rates of employment amongst low educated women in Portugal
12. Work-Family Relationships/Karen Clarke (Manchester)
- JaneMaree Maher - Forming Australian families: Gender ideologies and policy settings
- Piotr Michon - Work, Motherhood and Happiness: Mothers’ Subjective Well-being in Seven European Union Countries
- Hadas Mandel - Ideology, Family- Policy Regimes and Gender Economic Inequality: Different Models, Different Tradeoffs
13. Gendering Political Parties / Jill Lovecy (Manchester)
- Christina Bergqvist – Women as Policy-makers not Policy-takers. A historical perspective on the case of women’s representation in Sweden.
- Celia Valiente – Why 36% of Spanish Members of Parliament are Women: the effectiveness of quota
- Rainbow Murray – Have French Political Parties Delivered for Women in the 2007 Presidential and Legislative Elections?
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