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A new collection out soon with ECPR Press, edited by Rosie Campbell and Sarah Childs, pays tribute to Professor Joni Lovenduski’s contribution to gender studies and feminist politics. How does feminism shake up political science, the study of politics and electoral politics? … Continue reading
The PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group is delighted to announce the winners of our annual Undergraduate Essay Competition. This year’s judge, Professor Francesca Gains (University of Manchester), noted the impressive quality of the essay submissions, stating: ‘the standard of entries was … Continue reading
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Stephen Bates, Laura Jenkins and Fran Amery Stephen Bates, Laura Jenkins and Fran Amery, from the University of Birmingham, use work on in vitro fertilisation to think through depoliticisation. The full article on…
The University of Stirling is recruiting two new Lecturers in Politics. One is a lectureship in Political Economy and one is a lectureship in Comparative European Politics. Women are especially encouraged to apply. For more details, see this useful advice from Professor … Continue reading
PSA Women and Politics Member Claire McGing (National University of Ireland, Maynooth) reflects on the 2014 European Elections in the Republic of Ireland, and asks whether we are seeing the emergence of a ‘new’ (and feminized) Sinn Féin. ** Recent studies … Continue reading
UK: Lib Dems, parental leave and flexible working. Old Etonians, Red Princes: Tories, Labour revert to dynastic politics.
Old Etonians and Red Princes: Tories and Labour are reverting to dynastic politics Telegraph.co.uk (blog) …Cameron’s trouble is that his chumocracy is overlaid with more than a whiff of class privilege that most of us thought had disappeared from politics 40 years … Continue reading
Are Capability And Commitment Enough To Bring More Women To The Table? Forbes As we celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s very disappointing that the business world still suffers from lack of female representation on boards … Retirement not a matter for gender equality, say most Global Times A recent survey … Continue reading
GOP Needs a Better Story for Women. Huckabee Thinks Female Candidates Require ‘a Sense of Pedestal’.
‘Boss Bill’ prevents employer’s religious beliefs from infringing on women’s health care decisions Legislative Gazette With the Women’s Equality Act stalled in the Senate Labor Committee, advocates want to ensure that the reproductive health rights secured by the … Mike Huckabee Thinks Female Candidates Require ‘a Sense of Pedestal’ National Journal There’s good … Continue reading
UK: Feminism has wreaked havoc – time for women to hit back. Gender gap gives No camp some independence polling power.
Record View: Gender gap gives No camp some independence polling power Scottish Daily Record TODAY’S exclusive Daily Record poll on independence makes fascinating reading. It shows Alex Salmond faces a formidable challenge to secure a Yes vote in September’s referendum. With just six months to go, the First … Continue reading
PSA specialist group on Parliaments and Legislatures This group focuses on the study of parliament and our members include single country specialists as well as those with comparative interests. Our research encompasses questions about executive-legislative relations, scrutiny, organisation and procedure, committees, … Continue reading