Category Archives: Gender

Nov 8 2019

The roots of right-wing populism in Central and Eastern Europe: at the nexus of neoliberalism and the global culture wars

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By Elżbieta Korolczuk In their recent article in The Guardian, based on the forthcoming book The Light that Failed: The Reckoning Ivan Krastev and Steven Holmes claim that the current illiberal backlash in countries such as Poland and Hungary is best … Continue reading

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Oct 21 2019

Whose freedom, and from what?: The child as cipher for a (transnational) politics of ‘traditional values’

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By Maria Brock Awareness of increasing (and increasingly politicised) sentiment against so-called ‘gender ideology’ is spreading, and no longer merely confined to academic and activist circles. Indeed, while her work is considered notoriously inaccessible to those outside academe, Judith Butler, … Continue reading

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Mar 19 2014

Take a map of Europe… Violence, gender and (in)equality in the EU

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By Catherine Briddick Take a map of Europe (go on, this is going to be fun). Look at it. Think about the recent (and continuing) financial crises and, depending on your position on the political spectrum and views of the … Continue reading

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Sep 17 2013

Gendering the Euro Crisis

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By Ania Plomien and Diane Perrons Five years ago the failure of the international financial sector – prompted by the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy in the USA in September 2008, followed by the RBS bail out in the UK and the … Continue reading

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