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Gender Equality Policy in the Arts, Culture and Media - Comparative perspectives

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Gender Equality Policy in the Arts, Culture and Media - Comparative perspectives This study presents a comparative view of the situation of women in the fields of the arts and culture and the media in selected European countries (France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom). Specifically, in light of a 2016 Report that analyzed data over a 20-year time period and identified critical issues for the German context (Schulz, Ries &Zimmermann, 2016), the purpose here is to compare the German case to the experiences and policies of the other European countries and provide input for potential future action
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