Gender and well being in Europe historical and contemporary perspectives
Contributor(s): Harris, Bernard | Galvez, Lina | Machado, Helena.Material type: BookSeries: Gender and well-being.Publisher: England Ashgate 2009Description: xix,275p. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780754672647.Subject(s): Well-being -- Europe | Sex discrimination against women -- Europe | Quality of life -- EuropeDDC classification: 305.3094
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Based on papers presented at a symposium at the University of Modena in Italy in 2006.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Gender and well-being from the historical and contemporary perspective / Bernard Harris, Lina Gálvez and Helena Machado -- Gender-based economic inequalities and women's perceptions of well-being in historical populations / Richard Wall -- Measuring gender well-being with biological welfare indicators / Aravinda Guntupalli and Jörg Baten -- Anthropometric history, gender and the measurement of well-being / Bernard Harris -- Gender and well-being in the Pyrenean stem-family system / Marie-Pierre Arrizabalaga -- Overexploitation, malnutrition and stigma in a women's illness : chlorosis in contemporary Spanish medicine (1877-1936) / Josep Bernabeu-Mestre ... [et al.] -- Changing terms of well-being : freedom, security and commitment on the agenda of Finnish nurses' associations / Heidi Haggrén -- A proposal for a discrimination index for a non-neutral fiscal policy / Paloma Villota -- Violent crime, gender inequalities and well-being : models based on capabilities and crime data for England and Wales / Paul Anand and Cristina Santos -- Beyond equality : towards a system of non-androcentric indicators / Cristina Carrasco -- Living and working conditions : perspectives, concepts and measures / Tindara Addabbo and Antonella Picchio -- Incomplete women and strong men : accounts of infertility as a gendered construction of well-being / Helena Machado and Paula Remoaldo -- Time to do and time to be? : the use of residual time use as a gendered indicator of well-being / Claudine Sauvain-Dugerdil -- Summary and conclusions / Bernard Harris, Lina Gálvez and Helena Machado.