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Women’s Lived Experiences of the Gender Gap

Gender Inequalities from Multiple Global Perspectives

Editors: Fitzgerald, Angela (Ed.)

  • Explores gender inequity and how the gender gap plays out in various ways in different context and areas of study
  • Shares diverse experiences and perspectives of the gender gap and its pervasive impacts
  • Uses evidence-based insights and rich narrative traditions to bring meaning to women's experiences
  • Provides unique offering in the wider fields of feminism, women's studies and gender studies
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About this book

This book explores gender inequity and the gender gap from a range of perspectives including historical, motherhood, professional life and diversity. Using a narrative approach, the book shares diverse experiences and perspectives of the gender gap and the pervasive impact it has. Through authors' in-depth insights and critical analysis, each chapter addresses the gender gap by providing a nuanced understanding of the impact of the particular lens. It shares a holistic understanding of lived experiences of gender inequity.

The book offers interdisciplinary insights into current political, social, economic and cultural impacts on women and their lived experiences of inequity. It provides multiple voices from across the world and draws on narrative approaches to sharing evidence-based insights. It includes further insights and critique of each chapter to widen the perspectives shared as the gender gap is explored and provide rigorous discussion about what possibilities and challenges are inherent in the proposed solutions as well as offering new ones.

Chapter 10 and chapter 11 are available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.

About the authors

Angela Fitzgerald is ​an Adjunct Associate Professor (Science Curriculum and Pedagogy) in the School of Education, University of Southern Queensland. Her main focus is engaging in activities that support pre- and in-service teachers in developing their confidence and competence in the learning and teaching of science in primary school settings. She has also engaged in the professional experience space nationally and internationally, which has involved supporting pre-service teachers in their learning to teach journey and building partnerships with education stakeholders. Importantly, in the context of this collection, while Ange’s research interests do not align in an obvious way with the underlying themes of this collection, she brings a wealth of editorial experience and expertise. She has solo and co-edited five collections (all involving multiple authors based across Australia and New Zealand) and is the co-editor-in-chief of a Q1 journal (Research in Science Education). Ange has the ability to work with a diverse group of people to deliver projects on time and of a high quality. 

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Setting the Scene: What Is the Gender Gap and How Will It Be Explored?

    Pages 1-9

    Fitzgerald, Angela

  • Femininity in Dispute: Perspectives of a Comparative Study of Professional Women in Puebla and Barcelona

    Pages 11-22

    Arteaga-Villamil, María

  • Aspirational Mobilities and the Gender Gap: The Experiences of Skilled Mexican Women in a Childcare-Based Cultural Exchange

    Pages 23-33

    Aguilar-Pérez, Mirza

  • Gender Parity in Political Representation: Advancing Descriptive Representation and Confronting Challenges Permeated by Gender, Class and Ethnicity. The Case of Mexico and Bolivia

    Pages 35-47

    Domínguez Reyes, Edmé

  • Political Violence and Women Participation at the Municipal Level: Mandatory Gender Parity and It’s Challenges for Indigenous Women in Multicultural Contexts

    Pages 49-58

    Bonfil, Paloma

Buy this book

eBook £63.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-16-1174-2
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Hardcover £79.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-16-1173-5
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Women’s Lived Experiences of the Gender Gap
Book Subtitle
Gender Inequalities from Multiple Global Perspectives
Editors
  • Angela Fitzgerald
Series Title
Sustainable Development Goals Series
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-16-1174-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-16-1174-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-16-1173-5
Series ISSN
2523-3084
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 158
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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