Book Spotlights

Hopes Dashed? The Economics of Gender Inequality

Prue Hyman (Bridget Williams Books, 2017) In 1994 Prue Hyman published the book Women and Economics. Much has changed since then – but how much? Hyman surveys the mixed record of the past two decades in New Zealand, showing that much feminist inspired work is still needed.

Policy Responses to the Global Financial and Economic Crisis in the CEE/SEE Region

Mirjana Dokmanovic (Cigoja Stampa & Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade, 2017) The study shows that the national responses of the CEE/SEE countries to the global crisis in 2009 have been gender-unaware, business-as- usual approaches including further deregulation and liberalization of markets and trade as solutions to address the crisis.