Articles by Johanna Kantola

March 8, 2021

How the European Parliament worked gender equality into the EU pandemic response

Johanna Kantola
While EU crisis responses are often gender blind, European Parliament gender equality actors have managed to develop gendered EU Covid recovery policies. Still, argue Anna Elomäki and Johanna Kantola, equality is only welcome when it does not challenge dominant economic priorities
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Johanna Kantola
Professor of Gender Studies, Tampere University

Johanna directs the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant (2018–2023) funded research project Gender, party politics and democracy in Europe: A study of European Parliament’s party groups (EUGenDem).

She has published several monographs, edited books, journal special issues and journal articles on gender and politics including:

Gender and Political Analysis with Emanuela Lombardo, Palgrave, 2017

Gender and the European Union Palgrave, 2010

Feminists Theorize the State Palgrave, 2006

The Oxford Handbook on Gender and Politics Oxford University Press, 2013, with Georgina Waylen, Karen Celis and Laurel Weldon

Gender and the Economic Crisis in Europe: Politics, Institutions and Intersectionality Palgrave 2017, with Emanuela Lombardo

With Sarah Childs, Johanna is the editor of Palgrave Macmillan's book series Gender and Politics.

Follow her on Twitter @johanna_kantola @EUGenDem @UTAGender

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