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About psawomenpolitics

The UK Political Studies Association Women and Politics Specialist Group. Resource for researchers working on women and/or gender and for women in the PSA. The 2014 Specialist Group of the Year.

In Defence of Lovenduskianism

Rosie Campbell, Meryl Kenny and Fiona Mackay In a recent post on the PSA Women and Politics Group’s blog, Jonathan Dean reflects on the June 2015 European Conference on Politics and Gender, as well as the state of gender and … Continue reading

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The Gender & Early Career Researcher REF Gaps

Originally posted on Stephen R. Bates:
by Fran Amery, Stephen Bates and Steve McKay Men in psychology, economics and biology are so good at research that 29-30% achieved 4* outputs in the last Research Exercise Framework (REF). Women in theology;…

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Sexism in Political Science

Two recent blogs by Stephen Saideman (Paterson Chair in International Affairs, Carleton University) on the topic of sexism of political science, which may be of interest: ‘Sexism in Political Science: Fact or Fact?’ and the follow-up on what men can do … Continue reading

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2015 Undergraduate Essay Competition Winners Announced!

The PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group is delighted to announce the winners of our annual Undergraduate Essay Competition. This year’s judge, PSA Women and Politics Co-Convenor Dr. Fran Amery (University of Bath), noted the outstanding quality of this year’s … Continue reading

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Feminising Politics, Politicising Gender

Some musings following the 2015 European Conference on Politics and Gender from Jonathan Dean. The Fourth European Conference on Politics and Gender saw no fewer than 450 scholars from across Europe and beyond descend on Uppsala in central Sweden, rendering … Continue reading

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Women, Gender and Political Leadership

Originally posted on Canterbury Politics and International Relations:
By Bronwen Edwards (Third Year Politics Student) On the 15th of May I attended the ‘Women, Gender and Political Leadership’ workshop in Birbeck university. Due to my interest in the role of…

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Women, Gender and Political Leadership Workshop

On Friday 15 May, the PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group and the Political Leadership Specialist Group – supported by Birkbeck and Canterbury Christ Church University – co-hosted a workshop on ‘Women, Gender and Political Leadership’. The increasing prominence of … Continue reading

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