Do Individuals with Higher Education Prefer Smaller Families? Education, Fertility Preference and the Value of Children in Greater Jakarta

This paper explores the association between education and fertility preference in Greater Jakarta.

18 September 2020

Equity during recovery: Addressing social and health inequities as we emerge from lockdown

This paper examines the structural drivers that shape everyday life, and how we can move to a more resilient, healthy and fair society.

18 September 2020

Vale Sally Engle Merry

Sad news of the passing of Sally Engle Merry, a long-time friend and colleague of the Gender Institute.

16 September 2020

The potential for restorative justice approaches in schools in Papua new Guinea in the context of an epidemic of family and sexual violence and widespread crime

This paper presents new empirical data on the experiences of a number of schools that are consciously adopting a different approach, seeking to include rather than exclude problematic students, and to engage the students’ wider support structures to...

15 September 2020

Fictions of Production: Misattribution, Prosopopoeia, and the Early Modern Woman Writer

This essay builds upon work surrounding reception and the figure of the early modern woman writer to examine textual instances in which women’s writing has been “found” or manufactured: where writing falsely or tenuously attributed to historical women...

8 September 2020

Knowledge Others, Others’ Knowledge: The Need for a New Epistemology of Water

But how does one even begin a conversation between natural scientists working on basin modelling and gender scholars working with social science tools and methodologies?

8 September 2020

Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19

This rapid assessment examines how the impacts of COVID-19 are threatening women’s ability to access justice.

2 September 2020

Inequality of Opportunity in China's Labor Earnings: The Gender Dimension

This paper investigates the inequality of opportunity in China's labor earnings, defined as the component of inequality determined by personal circumstances that lie beyond the control of an individual, of which gender is one

27 August 2020

“I Feel Abused by My Own Mind”: Themes of Control in Men’s Online Accounts of Living With Anxiety

Existing research gives little indication of how men talk about anxiety in situ, and little is known about how men describe their experiences of anxiety

27 August 2020

Researching Young Men and Family Formation: Two Stories

Young men are underrepresented in Australian research on family formation, especially young men who are nonmarital fathers, and are not university educated

20 August 2020


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