Below you’ll find details of recent member research – if you have any publications or research that you would like to advertise, please let us know.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, the editors of Parliamentary Affairs have drawn together recent publications examining the representation of women in parliamentary democracies around the world. All papers are free to access until end June 2014; please click on the links to download.
Women’s Representation around the World: The Importance of Women’s Participation in the Workforce
Daniel Stockemer and Maeve Byrne
Strengthening Women’s Roles in Parliaments
Cameron’s Problem with Women’: The Reporting and the Reality of Gender-Based Trends in Attitudes to the Conservatives, 2010–2011
Roger Mortimore, Gideon Skinner, and Tomasz Mludzinski
When Is Contagion Not Very Contagious? Dynamics of Women’s Political Representation in Scotland
Meryl Kenny and Fiona Mackay
Are Female Legislators Different? Exploring Sex Differences in German MPs’ Outside Interests
Benny Geys and Karsten Mause
Attitudes Towards Women in Politics: Gender, Generation and Party Identification in Ireland
Yvonne Galligan and Kathleen Knight
A new Editor’s Choice collection of International Political Science Review articles on Gender and Political Institutions is now available (Open Access). It includes articles arising from feminist institutionalism – a full list is included below.
Fiona Mackay, Meryl Kenny, and Louise Chappell: ‘ New Institutionalism Through a Gender Lens: Towards a Feminist Institutionalism’ Full Text (PDF)
Tahnya Barnett Donaghy : ‘Applications of Gender Mainstreaming in Australia and Northern Ireland ’ Full Text (PDF)
Katherine Teghtsoonian and Louise Chappell: ‘ The Rise and Decline of Women’s Policy Machinery in British Columbia and New South Wales: A Cautionary Tale’ Full Text (PDF)
Marian Sawer: ‘ What makes the substantive representation of women possible in a Westminster parliament? The story of RU486 in Australia’ Full Text (PDF)
Johanna Kantola and Judith Squires: ‘ From state feminism to market feminism?’ Full Text (PDF)
Farida Jalalzai and Mona Lena Krook : ‘Beyond Hillary and Benazir: Women’s Political Leadership Worldwide ’ Full Text (PDF)
Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Commonwealth: Struggles for Decriminalisation and Change, co-edited by Corinne Lennox and Matthew Waites. Published by School of Advanced Study, University of London.
The book is available online or downloaded without charge, or purchased in print. Further information about dissemination events and links to chapter author websites can be found here: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/socialpolitical/staff/matthewwaites/