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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.

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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Women and the 2015 General Election: Fractures in the Glass Ceiling?

Originally posted on Gender Politics at Edinburgh:
By Meryl Kenny, Juliet Swann and Fiona Mackay The run-up to the 2015 General Election was dominated by coverage of ‘dangerous women’ shaking up the status quo in British politics – ranging from…

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Lectureship at University of Leicester

The Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester is hiring for a permanent position as a Lecturer in International Politics (broadly defined). The Department is particularly interested in developing its research and teaching profile in the … Continue reading

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UK elects most diverse parliament ever but it’s still not representative

Jennifer Hudson, UCL and Rosie Campbell, Birkbeck, University of London Ahead of the 2015 election, broadcaster Jeremy Paxman argued that voters were being given a choice “between one man who was at primary school with Boris Johnson and one man … Continue reading

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Best-ever election for women gives Britain a more balanced cabinet

Rainbow Murray, Queen Mary University of London After all the speculation, we now know how all the parties fared in the general election. But what about women? Was this a good outcome for them? The answer is a qualified yes. … Continue reading

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Posts at University of Westminster

The University of Westminster is hiring two permanent posts in Politics and IR (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer). They are especially keen to consider applications from scholars writing in the area of global politics, development, gender, sexuality, multiculturalism, regional studies, with special emphasis … Continue reading

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