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Interview – Danny Dorling

Interview – Danny Dorling

Prof. Danny Dorling talks about economic inequality and its impacts, more equal economic models, Britain’s economic divides and the role of geography in global challenges.

Exploding Inequality is Killing Democracy

Exploding Inequality is Killing Democracy

“We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both” (Louis Brandeis, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1916-1939). “Democracy is first and foremost about equality: equality of power and equality of sharing in the benefits […]

Women’s Rights and the Arab Spring: Democracy at Stake

Women’s Rights and the Arab Spring: Democracy at Stake

It will be democracy, rather than revolutions, that will improve women’s rights in the Arab countries. However, the process of democratization is long and full of hurdles.

In Search of Righting Wrongs: Women and the Transitional Justice Process in Tunisia

In Search of Righting Wrongs: Women and the Transitional Justice Process in Tunisia

The inclusion of women, especially Islamists as the largest group of victims, is important for the overall success of transitional justice and to ensure that women’s rights will not be eroded in Tunisia.

Fixing Gender in International Politics

Fixing Gender in International Politics

There a palpable sense of both exuberance and excitement in recent developments in gender and international politics. Though I use the word gender, this still tends to end up meaning women; I wonder why this is, especially as scholarly texts distinctly and convincingly explain that gender is not just about women. And though this is surely true, the idea doesn’t seem to stick, or at least stick where we want it to.

Gender Quotas and Women’s Political Empowerment

Gender Quotas and Women’s Political Empowerment

Despite growth, women continue to constitute only 19% of all parliamentarians worldwide. Quotas are a diverse set of measures that can reach the political agenda for both feminist and non-feminist reasons, leading to diverse effects on the election and empowerment of women. Whilst necessary, more systematic research is needed in order to determine their impact on women as a group.

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