Does flexible work ‘work’ in Australia? A survey of employed mothers’ and fathers’ work, family and health

This study investigates Australian mothers’ and fathers’ use of formal (employer-provided) and informal (self-directed) work arrangements and associations with work-family conflict and health outcomes (psychological distress, occupational fatigue,...

5 November 2020

Impact of parenthood on career progression in STEMM

Women are vastly underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) fields, particularly in leadership roles. Motherhood is a determinant factor driving women away from their career track, yet few interventions or...

3 November 2020

Quality of work life and Generation Y: How gender and organizational type moderate job satisfaction

The purpose of this paper is to examine how quality of work life (QWL) influences job satisfaction and to test if gender and organizational type moderate this relationship for Generation Y (Gen-Y).

3 November 2020

Agency to Feel, Feeling for Agency: Emotional Dimensions to Gendered Selves in Indonesia and India

This paper examines the expanded possibilities for selfhood, and hence of agency, of two types of women: volunteers in a community development program in Medan, Indonesia, and municipal councillors in Dehradun, India.

3 November 2020

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.

27 October 2020

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...

27 October 2020

2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop

AGEW invites the submission of research papers on any topic of gender economics

27 October 2020

The 2020 Budget and Gender Justice

The Australian government budget has been widely criticised for perpetuating gender injustice

22 October 2020

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...

20 October 2020

Enacting Morality on Shifting Moral Ground: Young Plong Karen Women in Southeastern Myanmar

This article examines the ways in which young Plong Karen Buddhist women enact morality in southeastern Myanmar

20 October 2020


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