Prof Barbara Hobson


Revisioning Gender: Complex Inequalities and Global Dimensions: Crossing Borders 2 Revisioning Gender: Complex Inequalities and Global Dimensions
01/01/2014 - 01/07/2014

"Revisioning Gender: Complex inequalities and Global Dimensions" confronts new challenges for gender research in an era in which global interdependencies to a greater extent are shaping politics, policies and everyday practices. This calls for multi-level lenses from which to ...

Reconciling between Work and Welfare Europe
01/10/2006 - 30/09/2011
The paramount objective of RECWOWE is to create a new, tightly integrated and durable European research network capable of overcoming the fragmentation of existing research on questions of work and welfare. RECWOWE will integrate existing research activities on two levels. By ado...

Ethnic Differences in Education and Diverging Prospects for Urban Youth in an Enlarged Europe
01/03/2008 - 28/02/2011
The research project aims to study how ethnic differences in education contribute to the diverging prospects for minority ethnic youth and their peers in urban settings. Through a comparative endeavor involving nine countries from among old and new member states of the European U...

The changing relationship between work, welfare and gender equality in Europe: Developing a capabilities approach through quantitative and qualitative cross-national analysis
01/01/2005 - 31/12/2007
How do families resolve the dilemma of autonomy and care in the context of newly powerful neoliberal ideologies and globalizing capital markets? Which institutional and policy contexts support a work life balance that allows for gender equality and equity? These questions are con...

Do Welfare Regimes Matter? Migration and Care/domestic work in two institutional contexts, Sweden and Spain: A Multi-Tier Design
There has been a growing demand for care/domestic work across European societies filled by a supply of migrant workers, many of whom are undocumented working in the informal market. Within this ostensible convergence in transnational migration and care/domestic work, there is het...


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