RC19 - Gender Politics and Policy

Chair

Jennifer Curtin
j.curtin@auckland.ac.nz

Politics and International Relations
School of Social Sciences
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142
New Zealand

Vice-chair

Lenita Freidenvall
Lenita.Freidenvall@statsvet.su.se

Department of Political Science
Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm
Sweden

Executive Board Members

Anne Maria Holli (immediate past chair), anne.holli@helsinki.fi
Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

Judit Fabian, jfabian@uottawa.ca
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa, Canada

Petra Meier, Petra.meier@uantwerpen.be
University of Antwerp, Belgium

Lea Sgier, SgierL@ceu.edu
Department of Political Science, Central European University (CEU), Hungary

Olena Hankivsky, oah@sfu.ca
School of Public Policy, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

Blair Williams, Blair.Williams@anu.edu.au
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Jackie Steele, jfsteeleresearch@gmail.com
University of Tokyo, Japan

Marjeta Sinko, sinko@ualberta.ca
Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Jane Bayes, jbayes@csun.edu
California State University, Northridge, CA, United States.

Syeda Saima Ahmed, saim5882@gmail.com
Independent Scholar, United Kingdom

 

Background

Recognized as a study group in 1976; granted research committee status in 1979.


Objectives

Addresses a broad array of issues involving gender and politics, major themes of focus to date including political participation of women; women and public policy in comparative perspective; women in public administration; women and politics in third world countries; women, religion and politics; the role of legislation and the status of women; women and the transition to democracy; strategies for the empowerment of women; feminist theory; women and nationalism; eco-feminism; and the global women’s movement and international relations.


Website

http://rc19.ipsa.org/