Female entrepreneurship, and, in particular, the contribution of their ventures to aggregate economic activity has gained increasing attention over recent years in terms of theory, practice and policy. This concise book explores how women fit into the contemporary entrepreneurial discourse by...
Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge
Gender, Work and Engineering
Women in the developed world expect to work in the labour force over the course of their lives. On finishing school more girls are entering universities and undertaking professional training for careers than ever before. Males and females enter many high status professions in roughly equal numbers....
To Be Published July 15th 2013 by Routledge
This volume brings together the work of outstanding feminist scholars who reflect on the achievements of feminist political economy and the challenges it faces in the 21st century. The volume develops further some key areas of research in feminist political economy – understanding economies as...
To Be Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge
The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality
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...
To Be Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge
Coming Out of the Margin
Since the coming into force of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (1992) and its associated Kyoto Protocol (1997), there have been growing efforts by gender equality and women’s empowerment advocates, both at the governmental, inter-governmental and nongovernmental levels to...
To Be Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge