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Feminism in Denmark


Feminists on
This Website:

Elisabeth Møller Jensen

Feminists on
Other Sites:

">Nina Lykke

Drude Dahlerup

Kirsten Gomard

Internet Sites:

KVINFO in the Danish Centre for Information on Women and Gender and can be reached here. KVINFO is primarily a research library, which is open to the public. You can email the Centre here. The mailing address is: KVINFO, Christians Brygge 3, DK-1219 Copenhagen, Denmark.

Women's Organizations in Denmark can be found at here.


      Borchorst, Anette. The Danish Equal Status Council : a political niche. Aarhus : Aarhus Universitet, Institut for Statskundskab, 1994.

      Borchorst, Anette. Welfare state regimes, women's interests, and the EC. Aarhus : Aarhus Universitet, Institut for Statskundskab, 1994.

      Carlsen, Søren and Jørgen Elm Larsen, Ed. The equality dilemma : reconciling working life and family life, viewed in an equality perspective : the Danish example. København: The Danish Equal Status Council, 1993.

      Christensen, Ann-Dorte. Gender, citizenship and political mobilization. Aalborg : Aalborg Universitetscenter, 1995. (FREIA : tekstserie, ISSN 0907-2179 ; paper 21)

      Dahlerup, Drude. Is the new women's movement dead? : decline or change of the Danish movement. London : Sage, 1986. (Sage modern politics series / sponsored by The European consortium for political research/ECPR ; volume 12)

      Dahlsgård, Inga. Women in Denmark yesterday and today. Copenhagen : The Danish Institute for Information about Denmark and Cultural Cooperation with Other Nations, 1980.

      due Billing, Yvonne and Mats Alversson. Gender, Managers, and Organizations. Walter de Gruyter, 1994.

      Ellegaard, Mette, ed. Women and Asylum: A Conference Report on Genderrelated Persecution. Danish Refugee Council, 1997. [You can read a summary of this book here.]

      Karvonen, Lauri and Per Selle, Ed. Women in Nordic politics : closing the gap. Aldershot : Dartmouth, 1995.

      Krabbe, Lisbeth. Le féminisme au Danemark : une analyse du mouvement des Bas rouges dans Kvinder, 1975-1985. Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté de philosophie et lettres, Section de journalisme et communication, 1987.

      Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Equal Status Council Secretariat, Copenhagen. Third periodic report by the Government of Denmark on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women. København : Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1993.

      Nielsen, Ruth. Equality in Law between Men and Women in the European Community: Denmark. Martinus Nijhoff, 1995.

      Nora : Nordic journal of women's studies. Oslo : Scandinavian University Press, 1993-present.

      Sassoon, Anne Showstack, Ed. Women and the state : the shifting boundaries of public and private. London : Hutchinson, 1987.

      Schirmer, Jennifer G. The Limits of Reform: Women, Capital and Welfare. Schenkman Books, 1983.

      Smith, Nina. Why did the gender wage gap increase in Denmark after the enactment of the equal pay act?. Aarhus : Aarhus Scool of Business, 1992. (Working Paper / Aarhus School of Business. Centre for Labour Economics, ISSN 0905-6955 ; 92-5)

      Togeby, Lise. "The political implications of the increasing number of women in the labour force" (Paper presented for the Fourteenth Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, July 1-5. 1991, Helsinki). Aarhus : Institut for Statskundskab, Aarhus Universitet, 1991.

      Women and men in the Nordic countries : facts and figures 1994. København : Nordisk Ministerråd, 1994. (Nord, ISSN 0903-7004 ; 1994:3)

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