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Gender Equality Architecture:The Intergovernmental Level in Federal Systems

Sawer, Marian


This article provides a first overall account of the intergovernmental components of Australia's gender equality architecture in the period 1978-2014. From the 1990s this is largely a story of institutional fragility. In explaining this, factors identified by scholars of state feminism, such as lack of political will, partisan ideologies and discursive shifts, particularly the increased influence of neoliberal approaches to governance, are taken into account. The new factor introduced is that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Public Administration
DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12090


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