As a young ‘femocrat’ – i.e. a civil servant working in the field of gender equality policies – I reflected on what really happens inside bureaucracy when policies for women are being made. That was long before the concept of ‘mainstreaming’ became en vogue.
[‘The gender of bureaucracy; some reflections on policy-making for women’ , Politics, 8 (1988) 1 (April), pp. 14-19. The original paper was presented at the conference on “The Gender of Power”. Leiden University, 24-25 September 1987]