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Women on company boards: Equality meets subsidiarity

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This article explores the justifications for, and objections to, the proposed European Union ‘women on company boards’ Directive. It notes that Member State opposition to the measure had different emphases. The new, post-socialist Member States that intervened prominently questioned the Commission's understanding of the underlying social reality of gender inequality and the measure's focus on results, while the old Member States that intervened raised mainly the issue of subsidiarity and chal...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/cel.2019.6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies Journal website
Volume:
21
Pages:
187-216
Publication date:
2019-09-11
Acceptance date:
2019-04-28
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EISSN:
2049-7636
ISSN:
1528-8870
Source identifiers:
996387
Language:
English
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pubs:996387
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uuid:6772d8f5-5d8a-47a3-bc73-7692868da6ce
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pubs:996387
Deposit date:
2019-05-07

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