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Gender Issues in Latin America and Spain

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

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Edited By Victoria Pérez-de-Guzmán, Encarna Bas-Peña and Margarita Machado-Casas

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights marked a fundamental milestone for the defense of equality between men and women. However, to this day, its development and implementation in everyday practices within diverse social, labor and educational environments remains to be seen. As education is the basis for the prevention of gender discrimination and violence, it is crucial that professionals in their respective fields are familiar with inclusiveness strategies in order to be able to integrate a gender perspective in their teaching.

In this bilingual volume, which includes contributions in both English and Spanish, researchers from Europe and the Americas come together to analyze and reflect on gender issues from a multidisciplinary perspective: from improving gender education in schools and universities, to tackling the gender pay gap and gender-based violence, and understanding the role of gender in both contemporary migratory processes and criminality. Learning from theory and practice is fundamental for paving the way to greater equality all around the world, as it is not enough being aware of the importance of gender equality and our right to it; rather, it is our actions that make it possible to enact change in situations in which inequality continues to manifest itself.

List of Figures – List of Tables – Introduction – Introducción – José Antonio Caride/Rita Gradaílle: Social Time, Gender and Education – Victoria Pérez-de-Guzmán/Encarna Bas-Peña/Margarita Machado-Casas: Igualdad entre hombres y mujeres. Formación desde la Universidad – Carmen Delgado Álvarez/María Cruz Sánchez Gómez: Gender Stereotypes Training: An Educational Proposal on Violence Against Women – Rosa Santibañez/Vanesa Galego/Ioseba Iraurgi: Sense of Control in Women Who Are Victims of Gender-Based Violence Measured by the Shapiro Control Inventory (SCI) – Mercedes Cuevas López/Francisco Díaz Rosas/Ana María Pino Rodríguez – Improving Gender Equality and Gender Equity in Schools: The Spanish Educational System – Rocío Cárdenas-Rodríguez/Teresa Rebolledo-Gámez/Rocío Rodríguez-Casado: Education and Gender: Strategies for Interculturality with a Gender Perspective – María del Carmen López Aniorte/Eva María Rubio Fernández: El Plan de Acción de la UE 2017/2019 para abordar la brecha salarial entre hombres y mujeres – Ana de Anquín/María Dolores Bazán/María Ángeles Bensi/Adelaida Jerez: Educación superior indígena y género en la frontera noroeste de Argentina – Teresa Terrón-Caro/Blanca Delia Vázquez Delgado/Teresa Elizabeth Cueva Luna: Factors Affecting the Integration of Mexican Female Immigrants in the US: English Language Proficiency, Education and the Role of Gender – Antonio Megías Bas: La feminización de la pobreza a través de la externalización de servicios. Las camareras de piso – Fanny T. Añaños-Bedriñana/María del Mar García-Vita: Gender Issues around Female Criminality – Contributors – Index.