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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.

2015 European Conference on Politics and Gender Deadline Extended – 1 November

The deadline for proposals for the 2015 European Conference on Politics and Gender has been extended until Saturday 1 November 2014. The ECPG conference will take place 11-13 June 2015 at Uppsala University in Sweden. For more details on how … Continue reading

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Missing Women: It’s Time for Legislative Quotas in British Politics

Rosie Campbell, Sarah Childs, Meryl Kenny and the other members of the UK Political Studies Association (PSA) Women and Politics Specialist Group Last week the Counting Women In coalition published its 2014 report into Sex and Power in the UK. … Continue reading

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**NEW BOOK** Deeds and Words: Gendering Politics after Joni Lovenduski

A new ECPR Press collection, 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? What … Continue reading

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The Yes and No sides both want women’s votes – but they have a funny way of showing it

By Angela O’Hagan, Glasgow Caledonian University Women appear to be everywhere in the debate on Scotland’s independence, except in the thinking of the mainstream parties when it comes to seeking ways to promote gender equality and eliminate discrimination in a … Continue reading

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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, 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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Depoliticisation and the Father’s Clause parliamentary debates

Originally posted on Policy and Politics Journal:
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…

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2 Lectureships at University of Stirling

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

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