The discipline of economics has neglected subjects that particularly affect women, resulting in policies that have produced gender inequality in retirement income.
Breastfeeding and human milk provides an archetypical illustration of how feminist economic analysis has contributed new ways of thinking, and approaches to policymaking.
Feminist intervention has shown that women and men experiencing poverty differently.
Feminist historians have complicated any clear binary between public and private spheres, redefined concepts such as ‘work’ and ‘politics’, and provided more inclusive histories.
The study of women and electoral systems finds that the type of voting system is a key predictor of women’s electoral success.
Feminist scholarship has highlighted the need to adopt broader definitions of ‘violence,’ and to recognise that the motives and means of political violence may be deeply gendered.
The concept of emotional labour has provided a particularly robust foundation for the quest for gender pay equity over the last 35 years.