Member publications

Inside Work: The Hidden Exploitation of Rural Women in Modern China

In this essay, Tamara Jacka proposes a different understanding of the development trajectory of modern China as being underpinned and enabled by exploitation in the agrarian family economy, especially of rural women.

Localising Global Norms: The Case of Family-Friendly Parliaments

By tracing the establishment of family-friendly practices in this parliament, this study shines a light on the intractable nature of local institutional context in global norm diffusion and hints at the next phase of work required to further the agenda of transformational gender-sensitive parliaments.

Women’s economic empowerment among coffee smallholders in Papua New Guinea

The research found that despite some gains for women and greater awareness of ‘gender equality’, particularly in the two research sites close to the provincial capital of Goroka, women continue to be disregarded, or put
on the ‘last page’, as one woman described it.

Central Australian Minimum Standards for Men’s Behaviour Change Programs

The Central Australian Minimum Standards (CAMS) articulate the expectations for Men’s Behaviour Change Programs (MBCP) operating in the Central Australian context.

Do single-sex schools help Australians major in STEMM at university?

This article considers whether graduating from a single-sex school increases the uptake of university majors in physical or life sciences

'Human' or 'objective' faces of science? Gender stereotypes and the representation of scientists in the media

This article examines contemporary representations of female and male scientists in The New York Times with a particular emphasis on stereotypes related to gender and science as a profession.

Men’s talk about anxiety online: Constructing an authentically anxious identity allows help-seeking

This article has clear practical implications for better understanding men’s experiences of anxiety and their anxiety-related help-seeking preferences

Splitting from Halley: Doing Justice to Race, Unwantedness, and Testimony in Campus Sexual Assault

This article takes the documentary film The Hunting Ground, and the controversy it provoked, as a starting point for interrogating approaches to the representation and regulation of sexual assault on campus.


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