For people around the world, International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of women whilst also providing a focused international platform to highlight some of the issues around gender that face our cultures.
Since our founding, by a female entrepreneur in her 20’s, SAGE has championed diversity and equality – be this through supporting new research areas, author voice or encouraging greater diversity and equality both in the workplace and through the partners we work with. In celebration of International Women’s Day we wanted to share with you some of the leading research around gender and equality and the role that women play within the research field. So if you are interested in what has been covered in the news, work place equality, and women in business check out all the content below. Free to access until April 5th 2018!
What’s been in the news:
Sexual Harassment World Politics Through Feminist Lenses
By Sharon O’Malley
A sea of change has occurred in the workplace following sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Female employees, emboldened by the growth of the #MeToo movement, are speaking up and reporting incidents in growing numbers.
A PhD exploring the functions and experience of electronic monitoring (tagging), especially in the cases of women offenders.
World Politics Through Feminist Lenses
Edited by Ida Danwid
Millennium presents 12 articles that offer a broad overview of how gender affects international relations as well as an interesting history of feminist theory.
Women walk out: Tired of being harassed and treated as second class citizens, Indian women are taking to the streets
By Shilpa Phadke and Anuradha Roy
Find out about how Indian women have had enough, and are protesting the societal idea that they should not be in the public eye.
“Opting Out” or “Pushed Out”? Integrating Perspectives on Women’s Career Equality for Gender Inclusion and Interventions
By Ellen Ernst Kossek, Rong Su, Lusi Wu
This paper looks at career preferences, gender bias, and work-family explanations relating to women’s career equality.
Leaning Out: How Negative Recruitment Experiences Shape Women’s Decisions to Compete for Executive Roles
By Ralina A. Brands, Isabel Fernandez-Mateo
Dealing with rejection is never easy. This paper looks at how different responses from different genders contribute to the underrepresentation of women in top management.
Understanding How Women Physicians View Gender and the Workplace
By Linda P. Rouse
A case study looking at the impact of gender within the practice of medicine.
Women in Business:
Join Sherylle J. Tan, Ph.D. and Lisa DeFrank-Cole, Ed.D to learn about the realities that women leaders in business & management face.
Stereotypes About Gender and Science: Women ≠ Scientists
By Linda L. Carli, Laila Alawa, YoonAh Lee, et al.
Cultural stereotypes are difficult to break. This paper shows the problem that faces women in science by comparing the similarity between stereotypes about women and men and stereotypes about successful scientists.
Watch cinematographer Gretchen Warthen discuss her career as a camera operator and director of photography in film and television.
If you still want more content relating to women, check out our SAGE Insight post or our SAGE Knowledge books: