Monthly Archives: April 2013

Genderpol at One: Some highlights from our archives

We here at genderpol are celebrating our one-year blogoversary this month! Our blog, which is run by the Gender Politics Research Group at the University of Edinburgh (and affiliated members), launched last April with a report on women’s political under-representation … Continue reading

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How true blue Thatcherism helped paint society pink

 Guest blog by Chris Creegan, commentator and social scientist (originally posted on Chris’ home blog on Saturday April 13, 2013) There are occasions when the blogosphere becomes consumed with one event. The passing of Margaret Thatcher was inevitably just such an … Continue reading

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The debate over Scotland’s future: do women care?

 Guest Blogger Ailsa McKay  (GCU)   What does the gender gap in attitudes towards independence tell us about Scottish women, their political attitudes and changing roles in society? This piece looks back to Gerry Hassan’s article ‘Mind the Gap [8]’ and gives … Continue reading

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